UHCL Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities - Assessing and Treating Stereotypic Behavior

  • January 18, 2014
  • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • UHCL Student Services Bldg Lecture Hall 1100
The University of Houston-Clear Lake (UHCL) Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities
Speakers Series:
Saturday, January 18th, 2013
10:30 am – 12:30 pm
“Assessing and Treating Stereotypic Behavior”
Presenter: Chris Roath, B.S.

This informational session will cover what stereotypy is, why stereotypy happens, and common treatments to decrease stereotypy. The presentation will include a walk-through of assessments that can be conducted by caregivers at home and by teachers at school, along with behavioral treatments for stereotypy. This lecture is ideal for parents, teachers, students, and professionals. There is no cost to attend, and a complimentary lunch will be provided by JSC Federal Credit Union following the lecture. To reserve your space or get more information, please e-mail autismcenter@uhcl.edu. (Please RSVP no later than November 4th if you would like the complimentary lunch).

The presentation will be held in Lecture Hall 1100 of the Student Services Building on the UHCL campus from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm.
University of Houston-Clear Lake is located at 2700 Bay Area Blvd., Houston, TX 77058. Follow the signs to the Student Parking Lot.

****Autism Speakers Series 2013-2014****

September 14th (kick-off) – “Demystifying State Agencies” (Dr. Maria Quintero, Mental Health Mental Retardation Authority of Harris County)
October 12th – “Bringing Back the Basics of Applied Behavior Analysis”
November 9th – “Capturing Motivation & Teachable Moments at Home & School”
December 14th – “Reducing Problem Behavior Through Functional Communication Training”
January 18th – “Assessing and Treating Stereotypic Behavior
February 15th – “A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words: Using the Picture Exchange Communication System”
March 22th – “Rockin’ Around the Clock: Getting into the Swing of Daily Routines”
April 5th – “Using Token Economies Successfully at Home and School”

Special thanks to
sponsors Hegwood & Associates, P.C., JSC Federal Credit Union,
Spectrum of Hope/BASIS, InKids, and Susie Bean Gives
GHFEDS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit support organization serving the Greater Clear Lake area, including South Houston, Pearland, Pasadena, League City, Galveston, and other surrounding areas.


P.O. Box 891093
Houston, TX 77289

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