Webinars & Videos to Teach Kids with Autism

Free Online Webinars

webinars on autism-related topics Autism Education for Individuals, Parents and Professionals ,Employment , Career . Here are Free webinars for people diagnosed with autism, parents, educators, and professionals supporting medical and behavioral symptoms of ASDs. Purpose is TO support the health and well-being of people affected by autism through innovative, impactful research and education. These webinar will cover information to help look below the surface and gain a better understanding of students with autism .Webinar Series on Dual Diagnosis and Other Complex Issues in Autism Identification and Treatment ·

In this webinar, we will learn some basic facts about autism and some of the signs which may help you to recognise the condition. We will look at the diagnostic criteria for the condition and the ways in which it affects behaviour. We will explore the effects of autism on family life and look at some ways that families may be supported to keep their child within the family and the community.

It is also clear that children and young people affected by autism are not only disabled by the condition but also by the way that the world sees them. We will explore how attitudes to disability can be as disabling as the condition itself. These webinars are designed to be an interactive, easy-to-understand, resource for parents, professionals and educators

A webinar is an event held virtually which is attended exclusively by an online audience. This distinguishes it from a webcast, which also includes the presence of a physical audience. Other terms used as alternatives for webinar are web event, online seminar, webcast, web lecture and virtual event.

Online participation

Participants follow webinars via a PC, Mac, tablet or smartphone, and can see and hear the speaker(s) thanks to audio and video feeds. In addition to the video images, PowerPoint slides can be broadcast which run in sync with the rest of the presentation. You can also make use of the screen capture functionality which enables you to show your viewers an application or website.

Save time and money

Since webinars take place online, no travelling is involved for your target group. This helps your viewers to save time and money on transport and accommodation compared with attending events in person. And that’s not to mention the costs you eliminate by not organising a physical event, e.g. venue hire, catering, etc.

Reach your target group, both live and afterwards

As the ‘sender’ in the communication process, you are keen to prolong the life of your message. Webinars do just that, since they can be watched after the live broadcast, time after time. This enables you to increase the reach and the impact of your message


A webinar is a form of one-to-many communication: a presenter can reach a large and specific group of online viewers from a single location. Providing it is used effectively, interaction during a webinar can be very powerful. Particularly when you have a large number of participants, smart tools are essential to channel that interaction. Hence, a webinar offers various interactive opportunities: Ask a question ,Chat ,Poll ,Survey ,Test ,Call-to-action


Focusing on individual strengths

Lawrence Fung, MD, Ph.D., discusses what neurodiversity is and how increased awareness and support benefits not only neurodiverse individuals but the global population as a whole. He outlines the Strengths-Based Model of Neurodiversity and presents the newly implemented Stanford initiatives for neurodiverse student and employment support.


Handouts are online HERE .This is a follow-up to Ms. Peña’s webinar, Sensory-Friendly Strategies at Home.


Depression as co-occurring condition in autism is frequently reported, but there is not a consensus on the risk factors. Tune in to learn about recent research on the inter-relationship between the two conditions and the clinical implications.

Handouts are online HERE

CRAE Webinar Series: "Evidenced care pathways for autistic .



Supporting Emotional Regulation in the Workplace

This training focuses on teaching employers how to support emotional regulation in employees with ASD once on the job.


Handouts are online HERE

Learn strategies for individuals on the autism spectrum interested in the ins and outs of dating.


This sensitivity training will provide an overview of the diagnosis of ASD, strengths and challenges of individuals with autism, supports and services available to adults with autism in the workplace, and the benefits of employing individuals with ASD and other developmental disabilities.


Supporting Positive Behavior in Recreation Settings

In this webinar, attendees will be introduced to a range of strategies for supporting individuals of diverse abilities in recreation settings. Learn practical tools for enhancing communication, increasing predictability and structure, and building motivation


Telehealth as a service delivery method in the field of speech-language pathology has become readily utilized. Viewers of this presentation will understand how telehealth can be used for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and complex communication needs. Highlighted throughout this webinar are the benefits of telehealth and adaptive strategies for providing speech-language services via telecommunication technology.


Specialized Programs model for Autism Spectrum Disorder


Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) refers to a system, other than speech, that one may use to send messages to another person. Saltillo offers a variety of speech generated devices and software to meet the individuals unique and specific needs for communication. The ability to communicate with assistive technology results in less frustration, greater personal growth, and increased self-esteem.


Teaching Students with ASD to Ride a 2-Wheeled Bike

Learning to ride a bike is a milestone in many children’s lives. Unfortunately, due to coordination challenges, anxiety, and/or difficulty with emotional regulation it can be hard for students with autism to master this skill.


Due to technical limitations, the sound recording occurred via telephone during this presentation.Stephen Shore, Ed.D. shares insights about growing up with autism, navigating school, and finding his role in education and advocacy.

Handouts are online (.pdf format) HERE


Presented by Wenn Lawson, Ph.D.

Free certificates of participation are available upon successful completion of a brief knowledge quiz HERE


Learn about emerging research on the comparative effectiveness of CET versus EST for improving cognitive and behavioral outcomes, to examine the impact of CET on underlying neural mechanisms of cognitive enhancement, and to identify personal and neurobiological moderators of treatment response.


Benefits, Accommodations, & Advocacy in Employment for Individuals with an Autism Spectrum Disorder


Using Self Management Techniques to Increase Independence for People with Autism.


Housing and Programs for Adults with ASD | Claire Schutte, BCBA, PsyD


Diets for Adults with ASD

Ms. Erika Laurion, M.S., C.S. as worked in the health fields for over 10 years. She is a nutritional consultant for group homes


Navigating Support in Higher Education for Students with ASD | Claire Schutte, PsyD, BCBA-D


Reflections on Transition: Adults and Older Youth with Autism Share Their Experiences

Presented at the Fall 2012 Autism Research Institute Conference by Campbell Teague, Chloe Rothschild, Jeremy Sicile-Kira, Sondra Williams, Paul Nussbaum, Valerie Paradiz, PhD


Developing Our Sensory and Social Self-Advocacy Abilities: Using The Integrated Self-Advocacy ISA Curriculum at Home, Work or School

Presented by Valerie Paradiz, PhD, Chloe Rothschild, Campbell Teague, Jeremy Sicile-Kira at the Fall 2012 Autism Research Institute Conference


Learn evidence-based strategies for supporting and teaching emotional regulation.

Handouts are online HERE


Learn strategies and activities to do at home to strengthen and support executive functioning skills.

Handouts are online HERE


Dr. Matthew D. Lerner, Ph.D., discusses social development in individuals with autism. He emphasizes understanding theoretical mechanisms that underly processes generally accepted as social “skills.” The presenter outlines recent findings and discusses their implication in treatments and personal understanding. Lerner highlights the importance of enabling individuals to create meaningful connections and relationships instead of focusing on how people act in social situations. He presents a new model for understanding social development in autism and closes with a question-and-answer session.


Research demonstrates the effectiveness of Family-Centered Transition Planning in increasing student and parent expectations for adult life, student career decision-making, and student participation in employment and post-secondary education. Learn the latest sustainable processes for implementing a Family-Centered Transition Planning model for youth and young adults with autism spectrum disorders.


The Developing Social Landscape of Adult Autism

While support and transition services continue to develop for the adult autism community, the social landscape is also developing and becoming increasingly diverse and complex. Development has been driven by various stakeholders, ranging from grassroots to professional communities or some combination of these. In this recorded webinar, Dr. Roger Jou discusses how the social landscape for the adult autism community is changing.

Good Jobs For Autism - How To Find And Keep A Job



Presented by Wenn Lawson, Ph.D.

Free certificates of participation are available upon successful completion of a brief knowledge quiz: HERE

Handouts are online HERE


Webinar Series Raising Them Up! with Shubhangi Vaidya

Dr Shubhangi Vaidya, a mother of two adults, one of them on the spectrum, shares her parenting experiences in an informative webinar. Action For Autism is a non-profit parent organisation that has pioneered the autism movement in South Asia.


Where Do We Go from Here: Navigating Through the Autism Diagnosis and/or Educational Identification

WEDNESDAY, MAY 4, 2022 Presented by: Katie Lents M.S.Ed., BCBA

My child has received an autism diagnosis, or educational identificaiton - now what do I do? Please join us as we discuss a variety of steps and resources you can use to help navigate your way to finding supports for your child. It can be an overwhelming process to receive a diagnosis and then be expected to take all the necessary next steps, but what are those steps?

Watch the Where Do We Go from Here: Navigating Through the Autism Diagnosis and/or Educational Identification webinar

Improving Interprofessional Collaborations between School and Clinical/Health Contexts


Presented by: Bryn Harris, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Colorado Denver

This webinar is targeted for all members of school-based teams that conduct special education evaluations for Autism. In this webinar, participants will learn about strategies and benefits for engaging in interprofessional collaborations with clinical and health providers. Collaborating with these providers in meaningful ways can improve assessment and identification outcomes and can improve home-school collaborations.

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Strategies for Increasing Problem Solving in Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder


April Kisamore, Ph.D., BCBA-D

Description: We might not even think about all the times during the day that we encounter social and vocational problems that need to be solved because our problem-solving behavior has become so fluent that we tend to take it for granted. When problem-solving is not as fluent or is deficient in some way, individuals might struggle in social and vocational situations.

Watch the Strategies for Increasing Problem Solving in Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder webinar

Early Identification of Autism Spectrum Disorder – Part 2


Prsented by: Susan Hepburn, Ph.D.

In this session Dr. Hepburn will discuss key elements of an evaluation for autism spectrum disorder in young children. She will compare the strengths and weaknesses of three evidence-based assessment tools and how family culture and language can affect the evaluation process. Additionally, Dr. Hepburn will demonstrate how to differentiate between autism spectrum disorder, lack of social experience, trauma, and attachment problems.

Watch the Early Identification of Autism Spectrum Disorder – Part 2 webinar

Early Identification of Autism Spectrum Disorder – Part 1


Presented by: Susan Hepburn, Ph. D.

In this webinar participants will learn the importance of identify autism symptoms in early childhood rather than adopting a “wait and see” approach. Early emerging symptoms of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in young boys and girls across the domains of social, communication and flexibility will be discussed as well as how to differentiate between ASD, a global developmental delay and a speech-language impairment in young children.

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Building Authentic and Meaningful Communication Strategies


Presented by: Rachael Langley, MA, CCC-SLP

We know that learners with communication challenges have thoughts, opinions, and ideas of their own. How do we give them the tools to tell us what they’re thinking? This session will talk about tools and strategies to support early communication skills, including how to begin using AAC (augmentative/alternative communication). During this hour, we will address the following questions: