Mayo Education Centre – 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)

Signup Link: Ecological Intervention for Autistic Students 5 Part Series-Post Primary – Mayo Education Centre Ireland

Webinar 1: An introduction to ecological intervention for autistic students – 28th February

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 – 7th March

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 – 14th March

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 – 21st March

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 – 28th March

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.

Course Details
Course Start Date / Time 28-02-2023 7:00 pm
Course End Date / Time 28-02-2023 8:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Cut off date 28-02-2023 11:00 am
Fee Free
Number Hours 1.15
Speaker Susan Crawford
Location Online Course


Signup Link: Ecological Intervention for Autistic Students 5 Part Series-Post Primary – Mayo Education Centre Ireland