​​​Name​​​​ Description
​Recognizing the Symptoms and Manifestations of Anxiety that Exist Within a Myriad of Disabilities: Supporting and Accommodating Students with Anxiety-Related Functional Limitations​​
​This webinar will provide a brief overview of the manifestations and functional limitations of anxiety that exist within a myriad of disabilities. Strategies and accommodations with an emphasis on self-management and independence will be reviewed.   

Piecing the Puzzle Together:  Developing Appropriate Supports and Services for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)​
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The latest numbers published by the CDC show that Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) occurs in 1 in 59 births. As a result, more applicants who have ASD are applying to and attending Job Corps. Piecing the Puzzle Together is an interactive webinar that guides Job Corps staff through the foundational knowledge needed to support students on the autism spectrum. Participants will review documentation sources and discuss potential communication needs of individuals who are on the spectrums including legal and policy requirements related to effective communication, as well as identify functional limitations and appropriate corresponding accommodations and supporting strategies.
Piecing the Puzzle Together:  Developing Appropriate Supports and Servicesfor Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD): Part 2​

​​Piecing the Puzzle Together, Part 2, is a continuation of building the foundational knowledge needed to support students on the autism spectrum.  In this webinar, our focus is on practicing and identifying a variety of functional limitations, corresponding considerations that need to be made, and most importantly, effective ways to accommodate and support students with ASD.

​​Supporting Students with Sensory Processing Disorders​  ​Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) is a condition in which the brain has trouble receiving and responding to informa​tion that comes in through the senses.  Students with SPD may have difficulties in accurately processing a range of sensory information, such as touch, sound, and smell.  Using a case study/scenario approach, this webinar will describe symptoms, manifestations, and related functional limitations of students with ASD.  The presentation will incorporate strategies to develop and implement comprehensive accommodation plans to support students with SPD in the Job Corps setting.​
Say What? Students with Medical Disabilities May Need Accommodations ​This webinar will provide a basic review of the Reasonable Accommodation process for applicants/students with medical disabilities, and present practical ways to accommodate those students in various center settings.  Examples of medical-related accommodation plans will be discussed, and applied to case studies.    ​
Supporting Students with Emotional/Behavioral Disorders (EBD) and De-escalation Strategies: Part 2

​This webinar will expand on the emotional and behavioral type disabilities, related functional limitations, and interventions/strategies discussed in Part 1.  Using a case study approach, participants will practice developing center-wide accommodations for Job Corps students with EBD-related challenges.

​​Supporting Students​ with Emotional Disabilities and Behavior De-escalation Strategies​ Young people with emotional disabilities (ED) often face barriers far beyond their individual functional limitations.  They also often have to overcome obstacles of fear, misperception, and misunderstanding of their capabilities.  This webinar will review the emotional and behavioral type disabilities, and related functional limitations.  An emphasis on behavior interventions will support participants in developing and utilizing appropriate accommodations for Job Corps students with ED/SED/behavior challenges.​
Accommodating and Supporting Reading Disabilities ​Reading IS fundamental!  Students with disabilities who are unable to read efficiently may not be able to participate effectively in all areas of the center.  Without question, it impedes the individual’s ability to function independently.  This webinar will introduce participants to some of the types of functional limitations exhibited with reading challenges and how a center might accommodate and support those students with a goal of increasing overall independence and employability.​
​​Methods to Accommodate and Support Reading Deficiencies to Promote Independence and Employability

​​Due to varying types of disabilities, some students may not be able to read efficiently which impacts their ability to effectively participate in all areas of the center and it impedes the individual’s ability to function independently. This webinar will introduce participants to some of the types of functional limitations exhibited with reading challenges and how a center might accommodate and support those students with a goal of increasing overall independence and employability.

​​Reading 200​ ​​The Reading Support 200 webinar expands on the previous knowledge gained from Reading Support 100. Participants will practice identifying accommodations and teaching strategies that support mild, moderate, and severe reading challenges for students with disabilities in various areas/settings on the Job Corps centers. Sample accommodation plans, with supports specific to reading-related functional limitations will be collaboratively developed, with a center-wide focus and an emphasis on building independence and improving employability. Emphasis also will be placed on Universal Design for Learning considerations.
Reading 300 ​​The Reading 300 builds on the previous knowledge gained from both Reading 100 and 200 webinars by challenging participants to take an active role in identifying strengths, functional limitations, and developing potential accommodations for students with disabilities with mild, moderate, or severe reading difficulties.  This webinar uses a case study approach. 
​​Learning Disabilities 100​ This webinar will provide participants with basic information about learning disabilities (LD), the types of challenges that students’ with these disabilities experience, and possible accommodations to help reduce or eliminate these challenges.
​​​Learning Disabilities 200 Learning Disabilities 200 will build on the basic knowledge from the Learning Disabilities 100 webinar by developing a more in-depth understanding of how to support and accommodate students with a variety of Learning Disabilities.  The webinar will address a center-wide approach to identifying functional limitations, accommodations, tools, and resources. 
Learning Disabilities 300​ LD 300 will build on the expanded knowledge from the LD 200 webinar by challenging participants to take an active role in identifying strengths, functional limitations and developing potential accommodations for students with a wide range of learning disabilities. This webinar is going to use a case study approach.​
Understanding and Accommodating Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders During this webinar, presenters will provide general information on autism spectrum disorders, review the changes to the revised diagnostic criteria within the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), and provide examples of reasonable accommodations and strategies for working with students with ASD.
Introduction to Universal Design for Learning  Participants will be introduced to the basic concepts of UDL. UDL is a scientifically-based framework to improve and optimize teaching and learning for all types of students. This webinar’s focus will highlight how center staff can optimally manage the implementation and coordination of accommodations for students with disabilities through the use of flexible learning environments. ​ 
Universal Design for Learning (UDL) Part 2 ​This webinar builds on the introduction to UDL by identifying UDL-related accommodations, strategies and examples with a center-wide focus on supporting students with disabilities.

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) Part 3 ​ ​In UDL Parts 1 & 2 webinars, we familiarized ourselves with the basic concepts of UDL and we identified center-wide applications for UDL methodology to methodology for making the Job Corps programmatic and physical environments more accessible for all. UDL Part 3 uses a case studies approach to take an in-depth look at how to apply UDL methodology and resources to actual center and student scenarios. This webinar will include demonstrations and web tours of UDL-related resources and materials that apply to accommodating students with various disabilities.  
​​Strategies for Managing the Needs of Multiple Learners in a Multi-Level Learning Environment​ ​Young people with emotional disabilities often face barriers far beyond their individual functional limitations. They also often have to overcome obstacles of fear, misperception, and misunderstanding of their capabilities. This webinar will review the emotional and behavioral type disabilities, and related functional limitations. An emphasis on behavior interventions will support participants in developing and utilizing appropriate accommodations for Job Corps students with ED/SED/behavior challenges.
​Accommodating Students with Emotional Disabilities This training provides an overview of best practices when working with Emotional Disabilities and Severe Emotional Disabilities and continuums services that support trainee's individual needs while attending Job Corps.
Accommodating our "Command and Control" Center - Effectively Managing Executive Function Challenges ​This webinar will review various executive function manifestations, related functional limitations, and explore a variety of accommodations and supports that could assist Job Corps students with executive function challenges.​
Mental Health Accommodations and Support This webinar will provide information on mental health disabilities and accommodations that can be used to provide access and support to Job Corps students within and outside of the classroom setting. Presenters will discuss the involvement of the CMHC and the role that they play in the diagnosing of new conditions for students with disabilities.
Post Traumatic​ Stress Disorder (PTSD)​ PTSD Overview
Communication Equality_Deaf and Hard of Hearing People​ This Webinar will cover the importance of Communication Equality for deaf, hard of hearing, and hearing people. We will discuss how the UbiDuo empowers Communication Equality between deaf, hard of hearing, and hearing people. Participants will learn what the UbiDuo is, how it can be used, and about different UbiDuo users in different environments. A Q&A session will be held at the conclusion of the Webinar.​
Serving Students Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing ​Provides information on accommodation process, plan, and possible accommodations.
Deconstructing the Mysteries and Fallacies of ADHD – Part 1 ​ADD/ADHD rep​resents a significant challenge for a number of students in the Job Corps program, often impacting all areas of their center experience including acquiring an education, completing career technical training, preparing for work, and experiencing successful social interactions.  Symptoms also may manifest in various behavioral challenges that ultimately places them at risk for separation from the program.  This presentation reviews the identification of functional limitations related to ADHD, Job Corps' policy as it relates to assessment, medication and behavioral/learning approaches designed to improve performance, and related accommodations that will afford students appropriate access to participate and benefit from the program.   
ADHD Strategies and Supports (Part 2) Supporting Behavior, Attention, and Impulsivity Manifestations of ADHD​

ADD/ADHD represents a significant challenge for a number of students in the Job Corps program, often impacting all areas of their center experience including acquiring an education, completing career technical training, preparing for work, and experiencing successful social interactions. Symptoms also may manifest in various behavioral challenges that ultimately places them at risk for separation from the program. This presentation focuses on the identification of functional limitations, medication and behavioral/learning approaches, and related accommodations for students with ADHD.  


Providing Accommodations and Supports for Students with Drug/Alcohol Disabilities ​This webinar will provide participants with an overview of drug/alcohol disabilities, potential functional limitations experienced by those with drug/alcohol disabilities, and possible accommodations to consider when working with students who have drug/alcohol disabilities.​
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