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The Learn Play Thrive Approach to Autism

Instructor: Meg Proctor, MS, OTR/L

In this in-depth interventions self-study training, you’ll earn 9.5 hours of continuing education credit and learn how to confidently and effectively teach your young clients on the spectrum new skills ranging from pre-academics to play and self-care using a deep understanding of autism learning styles and strengths.

Watch the free masterclass to enroll right away.

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LIVE TRAINING

A Strengths Based Approach to Autism and Behavior (Live)

Instructor: Meg Proctor, MS, OTR/L
Join us on October 24, 2021 at 3p EST. Discover how to interpret behavior and generate interventions using a deep understanding of autism learning styles. You’ll learn a process that helps you create more effective and relevant interventions every time based on the strengths and learning styles of people on the spectrum.
RECORDING

Goal Writing for Autistic Students: A Neurodiversity-Affirming Approach

Instructor: Rachel Dorsey, MS, CCC-SLP
In this course, Autistic SLP Rachel Dorsey teaches you how to set your therapy on the right track with strengths-based goals and a neurodiversity-affirming approach. This comprehensive guide will allow you to tackle goal setting with confidence and enthusiasm so that you can make a greater impact on your autistic students’ lives.
RECORDING

Authentic AAC: Implementing Communication Systems for Autonomy & Connection

Instructor: Kate McLaughlin
Course coming Fall 2021!
RECORDING

A Strengths Based Approach to Autism and Behavior (On-Demand)

Instructor: Meg Proctor, MS, OTR/L
In this on demand version of our popular live training, discover how to interpret behavior and generate interventions using a deep understanding of autism learning styles. You’ll learn a process that helps you create more effective and relevant interventions every time based on the strengths and learning styles of people on the spectrum.
RECORDING

A Strengths Based Approach to Autism and Behavior (On-Demand)

Instructor: Meg Proctor, MS, OTR/L
In this on demand version of our popular live training, discover how to interpret behavior and generate interventions using a deep understanding of autism learning styles. You’ll learn a process that helps you create more effective and relevant interventions every time based on the strengths and learning styles of people on the spectrum.
RECORDING

Authentic AAC: Implementing Communication Systems for Autonomy & Connection

Instructor: Kate McLaughlin
Course coming Fall 2021!
RECORDING

Goal Writing for Autistic Students: A Neurodiversity-Affirming Approach

Instructor: Rachel Dorsey, MS, CCC-SLP
In this course, Autistic SLP Rachel Dorsey teaches you how to set your therapy on the right track with strengths-based goals and a neurodiversity-affirming approach. This comprehensive guide will allow you to tackle goal setting with confidence and enthusiasm so that you can make a greater impact on your autistic students’ lives.
LIVE TRAINING

A Strengths Based Approach to Autism and Behavior (Live)

Instructor: Meg Proctor, MS, OTR/L
Join us on October 24, 2021 at 3p EST. Discover how to interpret behavior and generate interventions using a deep understanding of autism learning styles. You’ll learn a process that helps you create more effective and relevant interventions every time based on the strengths and learning styles of people on the spectrum.

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Group Trainings

Get your team the training they need with a discounted group rate starting at 15% off for 3 people. All trainings over 3 hours are eligible.

In-House Training

For in-house trainings for your business, email us at hello@learnplaythrive.com.

Live and Recorded Trainings

In-depth virtual workshops to get you more confident and effective in your work.

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Your training was very clear, and it spoke to me as a fellow professional, but also gave me permission to re-examine my practice and acknowledge the need to change…
It wasn’t a 50 minute sales pitch, it was genuinely helpful.

Watch our Free Masterclass

Our free masterclass, 4 Essential Steps Towards a Strengths-Based Approach to Autism, is a 50-minute deep dive into why so many SLPs and OTs are using the wrong lens in their autism interventions, why it matters way more than we may realize, and much more.

Autism Best Practices Quiz

Is your work with kids on the spectrum truly aligned with your core values? Does it reflect best practices, and demonstrate your commitment to respecting the strengths of kids who think and learn differently?

Take this simple 2 minute quiz to find out. You may be surprised by the answer!

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From the Blog

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Nurture the Love of Learning with a Strengths-Based Approach to Autism Interventions

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