AzCASE Endorsed Trainer

Amy Maschue, M.S. CCC-SLP

Amy Maschue, M.S. CCC-SLP

Owner/SLP/Author
Words to Grow On LLC/ 10 Minutes for Talking

Contact this Trainer:

(602) 488-5159
schue72@yahoo.com
http://www.10minutesfortalking.com

Topics Covered:

Literacy & Language Arts, Social and Emotional Development, Parent Engagement, Other

Standards Supported:

II. Positive Relationships, III. Intentional Programming and Activities, IV. Equity and Inclusion, V. Family, School and Community Engagement, VI. Program Management, VII. Program Evaluation and Data

Availability & Fees:

Days of the Week: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Times: 8am - 12pm, 12pm - 5pm, 5pm - 9pm

Counties Served: Apache County, Cochise County, Coconino County, Gila County, Graham County, Greenlee County, La Paz County, Maricopa County, Mohave County, Navajo County, Pima County, Pinal County, Santa Cruz County, Yavapai County, Yuma County

Typical Training Fees: varies based on travel and time

Sample Training(s):

Peer Pals: Foster Youth Leadership Skills while Engaging Students with Special Needs

This course provides evidence-based communication practices that help afterschool professionals provide leadership opportunities for children and youth ages 5-18 with typical development while engaging students with special needs in various program activities. By increasing communication between students, professionals help all students build positive relationships and promote inclusion. “Peer Pal” mentors gain skills that are valuable in academic and vocational settings. Students with special needs benefit from the natural communication opportunities with their “peer pal”. Behavioral, academic and social benefits for both groups of students will be discussed. Guidelines for training students as “peer pal” mentors and specific training on incorporating “peer pals” into existing lesson plans/activities will be provided through video examples and small group breakout activities.

Target Audience:
Programs that serve Grades K-4, Programs that serve Grades 5-8, Programs that serve Grades 9-12
Line Staff, Program Manager/Coordinator, Program Director/Leadership
Ideal Group size(s):
Groups of 1-10, Groups of 11-30, Groups of 31-50, Groups of 51-100, Groups of 100+
Cost/Fee: AZCASE Stipend

Social Language Rulebook for Kids with ASD: How to Acquire Rules that Work!

Identifying each child’s set of internalized conversational rules (i.e., social rulebook) is crucial for helping children with ASD progress in social language at home, school and with peers. Get practical strategies to help children grow through skill plateaus and increase spontaneous, flexible communication. Videos, evaluation tools and group activities will be used to help attendees identify the rules in a child’s current rulebook and determine which goals/strategies will best help maximize social skills in everyday settings.

Target Audience:
Programs that serve Grades K-4, Programs that serve Grades 5-8, Programs that serve Grades 9-12
Line Staff, Program Manager/Coordinator, Program Director/Leadership
Ideal Group size(s):
Groups of 1-10, Groups of 11-30, Groups of 31-50, Groups of 51-100, Groups of 100+
Cost/Fee: CARD NY stipend and travel expencese to NYC