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Ecological Intervention for Autistic Students 5 Part Series

“Ecological Intervention for Autistic Students”

4 Webinars and 1 Face to Face Session (in region 6 (Northwest) to be decided)

Webinar 1: An introduction to ecological intervention for autistic students - 27th September

This webinar will explore: 

·       The essence and aims of ecological intervention,

·       Benefits,

·       Where it should take place, 

·       Who can deliver it, 

·       When it can begin, 

·       How often is intervention needed and 

·       Why choose it?


Webinar 2: Performing and learning Motor Skills with autistic students - 4th October

This webinar will explore: 

·       How we perform motor skills, 

·       The Information Processing approach, 

·       Dynamical Systems approach, 

·       The Learning Process, 

·       What is learning? 

·       What changes when autistic students learn? 

·       How to measure learning, 

·       What are the phases of learning?


Webinar 3: Collecting Information and Programme Planning for Autistic Students - 11th October

This webinar explores:

·       The role of the Coach, 

·       Assessing the student, 

·       From assessment to intervention planning, 

·       Assessing the environmental context, 

·       Planning for positive interaction, and 

·       Collating information for planning the programme. 


Webinar 4: implementing an ecological intervention movement programme with autistic children - 18th October

This webinar considers: 

·       Ecological intervention in action, 

·       Setting the scene, 

·       Working in a meaningful context, 

·       Learning specific skills through task analysis, task adaptation and expert scaffolding,

·       Facilitating the learning process through instructions, 

·       Practice and feedback, 

·       Motor learning in the broader context and monitoring and evaluation. 


Follow on in person Workshop - 25th October

Please note this workshop will take place in a centre in region 6 (Northwest) to be decided closer to the time.  

This workshop will include;

·       Participant constructed schedule/agenda

·       Introductory Presentation

·       Active warm up

·       Proprioceptive Stretches

·       Group planning of specific case study based sessions

·       Group feedback

·       Summary

·       Evaluation

·       Take home messages

·       Follow on CPD workshops exploration.

This webinar is hosted by Mayo Education Centre, in partnership with Carrick and Donegal Education Centre, the information you provide when registering will be shared with the host centre and the centre through which you booked and can be used and shared by them in accordance with their Terms and Privacy Policy, which is available on their website.

Course Details

Course Start Date / Time 27-09-2023 7:00 pm
Course End Date / Time 27-09-2023 8:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Cut off date 27-09-2023 11:00 am
Fee Free
Number Hours 5
Speaker Susan Crawford
Location Online Course

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