With a Targeted Family Services Grant provided by Autism Speaks, ARI's Autistic Global Inititiative proudly announces the completion of the Daily Living/Residential Curriculum and Training for Direct Support Providers to Adults with Autism! Completed by a multi-disciplinary team of 15 curriculum experts across the United States, this first-of-its-kind training is designed to build capacity in residential adult services wherever adults with autism live, including in private homes with their families, group residential settings, assisted living, agricultural, and intentional communities.
The 750-page curriculum package encompasses six full days of training and contains a wealth of information and hands-on tools for implementation, including:
· 10 learning units
· PowerPoint® slide decks
· Learning activities to reinforce seminar topics
· Homework and practicum activities to practice
implementation in direct-support settings
· Activities for building customized daily living portfolios
for adults with autism
· Supplemental resources for every unit of instruction
· Pre- and post-assessments for training participants
· Pre- and post-assessments for adults on the spectrum
who are supported by the curriculum training
· Video material to reinforce learning objectives
· A 225-page supplement containing a compendium of
all presenters’ notes for the 10 units of PowerPoint® slides
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AGI Daily Living/Residential Curriculum and Training
This comprehensive training is designed to support those who support individuals with autism in all aspects of daily life and wherever adults with autism may live. Course content includes the following seminar units:
1. Autism: An Historical Perspective
2. Person-Centered Approach
6. Citizenship and Community Life
9. Health and Wellness
10. Supporting Transportation
The training package is scalable, encompassing up to six full days for the complete course. Recipients of the training receive a training manual that includes all learning activities and homework assignments, PowerPoint® slide decks, activities for building customized daily living portfolios for adults with autism, supplemental resources for every unit of instruction, pre- and post-assessments for training participants, pre- and post-assessments for adults on the spectrum who are supported by the curriculum training. For more information contact AGI at firstname.lastname@example.org or (619) 356-5838.
The Autistic Global Initiative (AGI), a program of the Autism Research Institute, is staffed and self-directed by a national committee of professionals, parents, and advocates, all of whom are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders. AGI’s initiatives encompass a broad range of activities devoted to our mission of fostering the development of adults on the autism spectrum and those who work with and for them. Learn more about AGI here.