Workshops & Customized Trainings
|Workshops for Families and Professionals||Customized Trainings|
Workshops for Families and Professionals
See upcoming workshops on our calendar.
Milestones, in collaboration with autism experts, provides year-round workshops and hands-on training in evidence-based best practices. Milestones listens to local parents and professionals and designs workshops based on the needs of the autism community. Here are some frequently requested topics:
The About Milestones Autism Organization workshop is a general presentation that describes the services, supports and resources Milestones provides.
Milestones is also happy to customize a workshop for your staff’s needs. (See Customized Trainings below.)
Special Opportunities for Autism Professionals
Quarterly educational workshops are offered for members of Milestones Consortium for Autism Professionals (MCAP). These workshops appeal to a wide range of professionals who work specifically in the field of autism in schools and in the community. Find out about joining MCAP today.
Need CEU’s? Continuing education units are available for most Milestones workshops. CEU’s vary from workshop to workshop so look for specific CEU information online. Certificates of Attendance are available for all Milestones workshops. Click here for more information.
How Can You Find Out About Workshops?
Cost & Registration
Some workshops are offered at no cost to parents and professionals, others have a nominal registration fee. Scholarships are available for all workshops based on financial need.
Pre-registration is usually required for Milestones workshops. To register for a workshop, simply register online from the workshop page on our calendar, call our office at (216) 464-7600, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Milestones is happy to partner with and offer customized trainings for school districts, agencies and professional organizations. Trainings are tailored to the individual agency’s or district’s strengths, needs and identified goals.
Customized trainings are presented by Milestones staff, executive board or by knowledgeable consultants.
Fee per hour – $200
Includes curriculum development, materials for the day of presentation, evaluation of services, travel within 30 miles and possible observation of agency or district classrooms prior to training. Trainings are typically scheduled for minimally 2 hours and can include half-day and full-day workshops.
The district or agency partnering with Milestones is responsible for providing the location for trainings and any technical assistance needed for the event.
Here are some past requested presentations:
- Autism Diagnosis and Treatment
- Autism Interventions for School and Home
- Teaching Independent Behavior with Activity Schedules for Children with Autism
- Using Applied Behavioral Analysis in the Classroom
- Supporting Students with High Functioning Autism/Asperger’s in the General Education Classroom
- Self-Advocacy and Self-Determination Skills for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders
- Decreasing Challenging Behaviors in a Work Setting for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders
- Customized Employment Strategies and Options