Are you an early intervention provider who is new to telehealth coaching? Or are you familiar with parent coaching and/or telehealth delivery but looking for strategies to expand your coaching skills and session style? Some coaching in early autism intervention can take a “do it like this,” expert-driven style that unintentionally leaves parents always looking to the provider for answers/solutions. Learn about how the telehealth Early Start Denver Model instead looks to parents and caregivers as partners in deciding children’s learning goals and how to best support them with the coaching topics and ideas we share.
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About the speaker:
Laurie Vismara, PhD is a therapist and researcher in early autism intervention. She has spent the last 15 years contributing to the science and program development of the Early Start Denver Model (ESDM), named by Time magazine as one of the top 10 medical breakthroughs for early autism intervention. Over a dozen studies have found the ESDM to be effective and with gains maintained for infants and toddlers with or at risk of autism who have a wide range of learning styles and abilities. Dr. Vismara uses telehealth platforms and travels throughout the United States, Canada, and other countries to help publicly funded intervention programs and universities develop the ESDM in their communities.
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