Other Professional Trainings
Our Center for Professional Development team brings decades of expertise from training YAI’s workforce to providing quality support for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
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Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 9:30am-4:30pm (EST)
Alternative/Augmentative Communication (AAC) has the ability to change the life and livelihood of a person with I/DD. Whether through the use of low tech alternatives or more high tech options, such as portable speech generating devices (computers, iPads, etc.), people are offered the opportunity to be more active participants in their homes, programs, places of work, and communities. This training will be most beneficial to staff who are supporting people who primarily use alternative ways to...
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 8:30am-3:00pm (EST)
Supporting People with Autism: Finding Opportunity In Change 8:30 A M Registration and Breakfast (provided) 9:30 A M Welcome 10:00 A M Keynote: Fred R Volkmar, MD , Irving B. Harris Professor of Child Psychiatry, Psychiatry, Pediatrics, and Psychology at Yale University, Child Study Center and Editor, Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders The Changing Face of Autism: A Developmental Perspective 12:00 P M Lunch (provided) Conor Tague, Actionplay Chorus Member Solo Musical Performance 1:...