Past Workshops & Conferences

 

 
 
 

Below is a list of past workshops. Most workshops have applications for a variety of developmental disabilities and are appropriate for parents, educators, and anyone who interacts with a child/adult on the autism spectrum. 

 
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Date & TimeWorkshop TitleLocationStatus
12-7-18
8:00am - 4:00pm
Conference for Professionals, Caregivers, and Self-Advocates: Autism Sexuality Education – Navigating Relationships, Avoiding Victimization, and Becoming EmpoweredGeorgian Court University, LakewoodArchived
12-4-18
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Autism Boot Camp – Part 5 Why Does He Do That? : Practical Intervention for Challenging BehaviorThe Puzzle Place Center for Autism, 3425 US 9, FreeholdArchived
11-30-18
9:00am
School Assemblies and Awareness CampaignsWoodbridge, NJArchived
11-29-18
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Sexuality And Safety for Autism and Developmental DisabilitiesMonroe Township High School, 200 Schoolhouse Road, Monroe TownshipArchived
11-28-18
6:30pm - 8:45pm
Hidden DangersMorris County Library, 30 E. Hanover Avenue, Whippany, NJArchived
11-28-18
1:30pm
Sexuality And Safety for Autism and Developmental DisabilitiesSayrevilleArchived
11-27-18
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Autism Boot Camp – Part 4 Taking Children with ASD Into the CommunityThe Puzzle Place Center for Autism, 3425 US 9, FreeholdArchived
11-20-18
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Autism Boot Camp – Part 3 How to Teach and Encourage Social SkillsThe Puzzle Place Center for Autism, 3425 US 9, FreeholdArchived
11-14-18
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Transition Planning for Special Needs StudentsMatthew Jago School, 99 Glen Cove Avenue, Sewaren (Woodbridge)Archived
11-13-18
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Autism Boot Camp – Part 2 Do-it-Yourself Verbal BehaviorThe Puzzle Place Center for Autism, 3425 US 9, FreeholdArchived
11-6-18
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Autism Boot Camp – Part 1 ABA 101The Puzzle Place Center for Autism, 3425 US 9, FreeholdArchived
11-6-18
8:00am
Teaching Techniques and Behavioral Interventions for Classroom StaffSayrevilleArchived
11-2-18
8:00am
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMSOld Bridge PDArchived
10-29-18
8:00am
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMSOld Bridge PDArchived
10-15-18
9:30am
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMSBergen County CITArchived
10-8-18
11:00am
Teaching Techniques and Behavioral Interventions for Classroom StaffBrickArchived
10-8-18
8:00am
School Bus Driver and Transportation Aide TrainingWoodbridgeArchived
10-5-18
8:00am
Teaching Techniques and Behavioral Interventions for Classroom StaffEatontownArchived
10-4-18
1:00pm
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMSWest Windsor PDArchived
10-2-18
1:00pm
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMSWest Windsor PDArchived
10-2-18
8:30am - 11:30am
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMSMorristown Medical Center,Archived
9-25-18
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Hidden DangersOCEAN, Inc. Child Care, Ocean County College, One College Drive Toms River, NJ, Building 40Archived
8-28-18
6:00am
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMSNJ Port AuthorityArchived
6-28-18
10:30am
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMSCIT, Toms RiverArchived
6-27-18
9:00am
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMSHoboken FDArchived
6-14-18
9:00am
Summit to Address Sexual Offenses Against People with I/DDNew BrunswickArchived
6-5-18
9:00am
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMSGloucester Child Abduction Response TeamArchived
5-31-18
12:00pm
Expectations and Strategies for Including High Functioning StudentsSayrevilleArchived
5-31-18
8:00am
Managing Problem BehaviorSayrevilleArchived
5-30-18
8:30am
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMSDCJ Academy, Sea GirtArchived
5-15-18
9:00am
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMSHamilton TownshipArchived
5-10-18
6:30pm
Sexuality And Safety for Autism and Developmental DisabilitiesFisher Middle School, 1325 Lower Ferry Road, EwingArchived
5-9-18
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Exploring Tourette’s Syndrome – A Free Webinar from CNNHWebinarArchived
4-25-18
1:30pm
Managing Problem BehaviorWayneArchived
4-24-18
8:30am
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMSJoint Base McGuireArchived
4-23-18
5:30pm
Hidden DangersJoint Base McGuireArchived
4-23-18
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Webinar: Autism & How Genetic Testing Can Help – Part II: Contributing to Improved Patient OutcomesWebinarArchived
4-20-18
1:00pm
Teaching Language to Early LearnersWest TrentonArchived
4-20-18
8:30am
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMSJoint Base McGuireArchived
4-17-18
8:30am
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMSJoint Base McGuireArchived
4-16-18
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Webinar: Autism & How Genetic Testing Can Help – Part 1 Understanding Genetic TestingWebinarArchived
4-14-18
8:00am - 3:00pm
Autism Father’s ConferenceGeorgian Court University, 900 Lakewood Avenue, Lakewood, NJArchived
4-12-18
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Behavior Reinforcement – Using Your Child’s/Student’s Preferences to Shape BehaviorMatthew Jago School, 99 Glen Cove Avenue, Sewaren, NJArchived
4-4-18
9:00am
Hidden DangersElizabeth School DistrictArchived
3-27-18
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMSHamilton TownshipArchived
3-17-18
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Sexuality And Safety for Autism and Developmental DisabilitiesCenter For Enhancing Abilities is 100 E Hanover Ave, Ste 103, Cedar KnollsArchived
3-15-18
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Expectations and Strategies for Including High Functioning StudentsMatthew Jago School, 99 Glen Cove Avenue, Sewaren, NJArchived
3-15-18
6:30pm
Managing Problem BehaviorEwingArchived
3-14-18
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Identifying Autism in Early Childhood – A Free Webinar from CNNHWebinarArchived
3-6-18
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Autism Boot Camp – Part 7 Utilizing the Natural Environment to TeachThe Puzzle Place, 3425 US 9, Freehold, NJArchived
3-5-18
7:00pm - 10:00pm
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMSCedar Grove, NJArchived
3-2-18
8:00am - 3:00pm
Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC) – Evaluation to Implementation: A Full Day Conference for Parents and EducatorsGeorgian Court University, 900 Lakewood Avenue, Lakewood, NJArchived
3-1-18
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Hidden DangersBayonne, NJArchived
2-27-18
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Autism Boot Camp – Part 6 Visual Supports and Daily RoutinesThe Puzzle Place, 3425 US 9, Freehold, NJArchived
2-20-18
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Autism Boot Camp – Social Stories Boot CampThe Puzzle Place, 3425 US 9, Freehold, NJArchived
2-15-18
12:00pm - 1:30pm
The Value of a Neuropsychological Evaluation – A Free Webinar from CNNHWebinarArchived
2-8-18
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Reviewing Your Child’s IEP – Writing Effective IEP GoalsSayreville War Memorial High School Media Center Sayreville, NJArchived
2-3-18
9:00am - 11:30am
Autism Conference for Clergy and Lay LeadersResurrection Lutheran Church, 4315 Nottingham Way, Hamilton Square, NJ 08690Archived
2-1-18
6:30pm
Expectations and Strategies for Including High Functioning StudentsEwingArchived
1-29-18
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Hidden DangersSamsel Upper Elementary School, 298 Ernston Road, Parlin, NJArchived
1-19-18
6:30pm
Hidden DangersSchool 11, 147 Merselis Avenue, Clifton, NJArchived
1-15-18
8:00am
School Bus Driver and Transportation Aide TrainingBridgewaterArchived
1-11-18
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Assessment Tools to Address Education and Skill DevelopmentMatthew Jago School, 99 Glen Cove Avenue, Sewaren, NJArchived
1-11-18
12:00pm - 1:00pm
The Power of Art Therapy – A Free Webinar from CNNHWebinarArchived
1-9-18
7:00pm - 9:30pm
Hidden DangersAnthony Wayne Middle School Media Center, 201 Garside Avenue, Wayne, NJArchived
12-11-17
7:00pm
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMSVerona, NJArchived
12-7-17
6:30pm
Planning for Transition to AdulthoodEwingArchived
12-5-17
7:00pm
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMSWoodbridge, NJArchived
11-29-17
9:00am
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMSSea Girt, NJArchived
11-28-17
6:30pm - 9:00pm
Good IEPs – What They Can And Should Look LikePOAC Training Center, 1089 Route 88, Brick, NJArchived
11-16-17
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Using Social Stories to Teach and Generalize SkillsMatthew Jago School, 99 Glen Cove Avenue, Sewaren, NJArchived
11-16-17
12:30pm - 1:30pm
The Relationship Between Executive Dysfunction, Academic Performance, and Daily Life – A CNNH WebinarWebinarArchived
11-14-17
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Sexuality And Safety for Autism and Developmental DisabilitiesAnthony Wayne Middle School 201 Garside Avenue, Wayne NJArchived
11-7-17
6:30pm - 9:30pm
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMSThis session for EMS - Madison, NJArchived
11-7-17
8:30am - 11:30am
Autism Recognition and Response for School NursesEwingArchived
11-7-17
8:00am
Using Social Stories to Teach and Generalize SkillsSayreville School DistrictArchived
11-6-17
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Anxiety and AutismToms River LibraryArchived
10-26-17
6:30pm
ABA for ADLsEwingArchived
10-24-17
6:30pm
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMSParsippany, NJArchived
10-24-17
12:30pm
Teaching Adaptive Life SkillsParlinArchived
10-23-17
7:00pm
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMSVerona, NJArchived
10-23-17
8:30am
Managing Problem BehaviorTrentonArchived
10-13-17
9:00am - 12:00pm
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMSMorristown, NJArchived
10-12-17
11:00am - 1:00pm
Overview of Autism for Parents of Newly Diagnosed ChildrenBrick, NJArchived
10-10-17
6:30pm
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMSParsippany, NJArchived
10-9-17
8:30am
Managing Problem BehaviorEwingArchived
9-12-17
11:00am - 1:00pm
Overview of Autism for Parents of Newly Diagnosed ChildrenBrick, NJArchived
7-20-17
12:30pm
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMSWayne, NJArchived
6-29-17
7:00pm - 10:00pm
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMSBudd Lake, NJArchived
6-23-17
6:00pm - 7:30pm
How Do I Tell My Child They Have a Disability?Brick, NJArchived
6-9-17
8:30am - 10:30am
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMSMorristown Medical CenterArchived
6-4-17
11:00am - 2:00pm
Autism Walk For A DifferenceGarfieldArchived
5-23-17
7:00pm - 9:30pm
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMSMorristown, NJArchived
5-21-17
11:00am - 2:00pm
Autism Walk For A DifferenceCliftonArchived
5-20-17
11:00am - 2:00pm
Autism Walk For A DifferenceSayrevilleArchived
5-13-17
11:00am - 2:00pm
Autism Walk For A DifferenceEwingArchived
5-11-17
10:00am
School Assemblies and Awareness CampaignsLanoka Harbor, NJArchived
5-10-17
7:00pm
Sexuality And Safety for Autism and Developmental DisabilitiesSewaren (Woodbridge), NJArchived
5-9-17
6:30pm
Introduction to Autism for Extended Family MembersEwing, NJArchived
5-8-17
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Paraprofessionals and the Autism ClassroomBarnegat, NJArchived
5-7-17
11:00am - 2:00pm
Autism Walk For A DifferenceManahawkinArchived
5-6-17
11:00am - 2:00pm
Autism Walk For A DifferenceLakewoodArchived
5-1-17
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Overcoming Roadblocks to a Successful IEP – A Two Part SeriesBrickArchived
4-30-17
11:00am - 2:00pm
Autism Walk For A DifferenceWoodbridgeArchived
4-27-17
7:00pm - 8:30pm
How Do I Tell My Child They Have a Disability?Ocean, NJArchived
4-27-17
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Transition Planning for Special Needs StudentsOld BridgeArchived
4-27-17
1:30pm
Expectations and Strategies for Including High Functioning StudentsEwing, NJArchived
4-27-17
10:00am
School Assemblies and Awareness CampaignsSouth Plainfield, NJArchived
4-26-17
1:00pm
School Assemblies and Awareness CampaignsToms River, NJArchived
4-24-17
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Overcoming Roadblocks to a Successful IEP – A Two Part SeriesBrickArchived
4-21-17
9:00am
School Assemblies and Awareness CampaignsAsbury Park, NJArchived
4-20-17
6:00pm
Hidden DangersEwing, NJArchived
4-20-17
9:00am
School Assemblies and Awareness CampaignsSayreville, NJArchived
4-19-17
9:00am
School Assemblies and Awareness CampaignsAsbury Park, NJArchived
4-18-17
9:00am
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMSElizabeth, NJArchived
4-14-17
2:00pm
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMSSeaside Heights PDArchived
4-13-17
6:00pm
Free IEP ReviewsBrickArchived
4-10-17
7:00pm - 9:30pm
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMSFair Lawn, NJArchived
4-7-17
9:00am
School Assemblies and Awareness CampaignsHazlet, NJArchived
4-4-17
7:00pm
Autism Boot Camp – Part 7 Utilizing the Natural Environment to TeachFreehold, NJArchived
4-4-17
7:00pm
Autism Boot Camp – Part 7 Utilizing the Natural Environment to TeachFreehold, NJArchived
4-4-17
7:00pm - 7:00pm
Utilizing the Natural Environment to TeachFreeholdArchived
3-31-17
10:00am
School Assemblies and Awareness CampaignsGarfield, NJArchived
3-31-17
9:00am
Sexuality And Safety for Autism and Developmental DisabilitiesPiscataway, NJArchived
3-28-17
7:00pm
Autism Boot Camp – A 10 Part Series: Part 9 How to Evaluate a Good ABA ProgramFreehold, NJArchived
3-23-17
6:30pm
Hidden DangersGarfield, NJArchived
3-21-17
7:00pm
Autism Boot Camp – Part 6 Visual Supports and Daily RoutinesFreehold, NJArchived
3-14-17
7:00pm
Autism Boot Camp – Social Stories Boot CampFreehold, NJArchived
3-10-17
9:00am
School Assemblies and Awareness CampaignsToms River, NJArchived
3-9-17
6:30pm
Managing Problem BehaviorEwing, NJArchived
3-8-17
7:00pm
Reviewing Your Child’s IEP – Writing Effective IEP GoalsSewaren (Woodbridge), NJArchived
3-7-17
7:00pm
Autism Boot Camp – A 10 Part Series: Part 6 How to Include Effective Goals in the IEPFreehold, NJArchived
3-7-17
9:00am
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMSSummit Police DepartmentArchived
3-6-17
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Transition 101Brick, NJArchived
3-2-17
10:00am
Hidden DangersGarfield, NJArchived
2-24-17
8:00am - 10:00am
Expectations and Strategies for Hospital StaffToms River, NJArchived
2-23-17
1:40pm - 3:10pm
Sexuality And Safety for Autism and Developmental DisabilitiesMonroe, NJArchived
2-22-17
11:00am - 2:00pm
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMSBarnegat Police DepartmentArchived
2-19-17
9:00am - 12:00pm
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMSPort Reading/Woodbridge EMSArchived
2-14-17
6:00am - 9:00am
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMSPort Authority of NY & NJArchived
2-10-17
8:00am - 10:00am
Expectations and Strategies for Hospital StaffToms River, NJArchived
2-9-17
11:00am - 2:00pm
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMSBarnegat Police DepartmentArchived
2-8-17
10:00am - 12:00pm
Sexuality And Safety for Autism and Developmental DisabilitiesDenville, NJArchived
1-26-17
6:30pm
How Do I Tell My Child They Have a Disability?Garfield, NJArchived
1-23-17
11:00am
Overview of Autism for Parents of Newly Diagnosed ChildrenSpotswood, NJArchived
1-22-17
9:00am
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMSWood Ridge, NJArchived
1-20-17
9:00am
School Assemblies and Awareness CampaignsCherry Hill, NJArchived
1-19-17
7:00pm
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMSWest Milford EMS, West Milford, NJArchived
1-11-17
7:00pm
Managing Problem BehaviorSewaren (Woodbridge), NJArchived
1-10-17
11:00am
Overview of Autism for Parents of Newly Diagnosed ChildrenSouth Amboy, NJArchived
1-6-17
8:00am
Updating Your ABA Tool Box – Beyond the Basics – A Free Full Day ConferenceMontclair, NJArchived
1-5-17
6:30pm
Autism and Fathers: Coping, Understanding, and SupportEwing, NJArchived
12-30-16
9:00am
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMSPassaic Police Academy, Wayne, NJArchived
12-16-16
11:00am
Overview of Autism for Parents of Newly Diagnosed ChildrenBrick, NJArchived
12-15-16
6:30pm
How Do I Tell My Child They Have a Disability?Ewing, NJArchived
12-13-16
6:00pm
Introduction to Autism for Extended Family MembersClifton, NJArchived
12-13-16
1:00pm
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMSWarren County Public Safety Dept., Washington, NJArchived
12-9-16
10:00am
Hidden DangersBrick, NJArchived
12-5-16
7:00pm
Hidden DangersWayne, NJArchived
12-5-16
9:00am
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMSWarren County Public Safety Dept., Washington, NJArchived
11-18-16
11:00am
Overview of Autism for Parents of Newly Diagnosed ChildrenBrick, NJArchived
11-17-16
6:30pm
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMSAsbury, NJ (Hunterdon County)Archived
11-16-16
7:00pm
How Do I Tell My Child They Have a Disability?Sewaren (Woodbridge) NJArchived
11-15-16
8:30am
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMSSayreville, NJArchived
11-13-16
2:30pm
Sexuality And Safety for Autism and Developmental DisabilitiesMatawan, NJArchived
11-10-16
7:00pm
Social Skills for Children with ASD – Empowering Parents to Take an Active RoleBrick, NJArchived
11-8-16
12:30pm
Paraprofessionals and the Autism ClassroomEwing, NJArchived
11-8-16
10:00am
Making the Leap from Words to Sentences – Getting to the IntraverbalSayreville, NJArchived
11-7-16
6:00pm
Hidden DangersBrick, NJArchived
11-4-16
8:30am
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMSMorristown Medical Center, Morristown, NJArchived
11-3-16
6:30pm
Hidden DangersSouth Plainfield, NJArchived
11-3-16
8:30am
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMSSayreville, NJArchived
11-1-16
6:00pm
How Do I Tell My Child They Have a Disability?Clifton, NJArchived
10-31-16
9:30am
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMSMonmouth County Police AcademyArchived
10-28-16
10:00am
For Community Services Providers: How to Include Individuals with AutismClifton, NJArchived
10-19-16
1:30pm
Sexuality And Safety for Autism and Developmental DisabilitiesParlin, NJArchived
10-11-16
6:30pm
Hidden DangersOld Bridge, NJArchived
10-7-16
11:00am
Overview of Autism for Parents of Newly Diagnosed ChildrenBrick, NJArchived
10-6-16
7:00pm
Planning for Transition to AdulthoodBrick, NJArchived
10-6-16
11:30am
Peer/Student OrientationColonia Middle School, Colonia, NJArchived
10-5-16
10:00am
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMSBergen County Police Academy, Mahwah, NJArchived
10-4-16
6:30pm
Sexuality And Safety for Autism and Developmental DisabilitiesEwing, NJArchived
10-4-16
11:00am
Overview of Autism for Parents of Newly Diagnosed ChildrenClifton, NJArchived
9-29-16
12:00am
Hidden DangersNewark, NJArchived
9-22-16
7:00pm
Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMSRobertsville Volunteer Fire Co., Morganville, NJArchived
9-22-16
11:00am
Overview of Autism for Parents of Newly Diagnosed ChildrenBrick, NJArchived
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Catalog of POAC Workshops Topics

Below is our training catalog. Click on each box for more information about that workshop.  If you would like to schedule training at your location, have your school  or organization call the POAC office at 732-785-1099. 

School Assemblies and Awareness Campaigns

Help students understand autism and how to be a friend to peers with special needs.

Autism and Fathers: Coping, Understanding, and Support

This workshop is designed to help fathers of children of any age, to cope with and understand the diagnosis, participate in the process of education and transition, and to help the family thrive.

Paraprofessionals and the Autism Classroom

This workshop presents an overview of autism for the paraprofessional/classroom aide.

For Community Services Providers: How to Include Individuals with Autism

Learn about autism and how to make your setting more welcoming for individuals with ASD.

Assessment Tools to Address Education and Skill Development

This workshop will look at several assessment tools and discuss the pros and cons of each so that parents and educators can make the best decision about what to use for their children/students.

ABA for ADLs

Learn the basics of using ABA to teach activities of daily living.

Autism Recognition and Response for School Nurses

School Nurses will get the information and tools to help meet the needs of students with ASD.

Autism Recognition for Preschool Staff

Learn to identify early warning signs and how to share your concerns with parents.

Autism Recognition for Preschool Staff Part 2

This is a follow up session for private and public preschools who are serving students with ASD.

Autism – Strategies for Success

This two hour workshop provides a parent’s prospective of autism from earliest signs to adulthood.

Expectations and Strategies for Hospital Staff

This workshop addresses emergency room visits, extended hospital stays and outpatient procedures.

Expectations and Strategies for Including High Functioning Students

Get information on classroom challenges and strategies for student success.

For School Administrators: Observing an ABA Program

What to look for when evaluating your ABA program.

Hidden Dangers

How to keep individuals with developmental disabilities safe in the home, school, and community.

How Do I Tell My Child They Have a Disability?

Learn how to recognize the signs when your child may be ready to have the conversation.

Making ABA and VB Work in Your School or Home Program

Get an introduction to how ABA relates to education, skill acquisition, and the reduction of problem behavior.

Making the Leap from Words to Sentences – Getting to the Intraverbal

In order to get the most from this workshop, a working knowledge of B.F. Skinner’s analysis of verbal behavior is helpful.

Managing Problem Behavior

Learn the basics of how to identify the functions of behavior and how to implement protocols to manage them.

No More “More” – Sign Language for Autism

Learn how to start teaching language to students with ASD.

Introduction to Autism for Extended Family Members

Learn about autism and how to create caring and supportive relationships.

Overview of Autism for Parents of Newly Diagnosed Children

Strategies for success!

Overview of Guardianship and Estate Planning

Learn about future planning for your child or student with developmental disabilities.

Peer/Student Orientation

A 30 to 60 minute session for "buddy" and other programs.

Reviewing Your Child’s IEP – Writing Effective IEP Goals

Learn about measurable goals, assessments, and other issues that should be addressed in the IEP.

Running an Effective ABA Program in School

Learn what a good ABA program should look like.

School Bus Driver and Transportation Aide Training

A great workshop for all school transportation staff.

Sexuality And Safety for Autism and Developmental Disabilities

What Parents and Educators Need to Know

Teaching Adaptive Life Skills

Learn how to help your child/student foster independence.

Teaching Techniques and Behavioral Interventions for Classroom Staff

This workshop is appropriate for all classroom staff including instructional aides, paraprofessionals, and specials teachers.

Teaching Language to Early Learners

How to teach your child/student to ask for the things they want.

Planning for Transition to Adulthood

Plan for life beyond high school.

Other Trainings

First Responder Training

Click here to get information about training for police, firefighters, EMS, medical personnel, and other first responders.

Inservice / Professional Development

POAC provides a multitude of training topics for all school staff. Click here for more information.