Teacher Training

Teacher Training

With the support of Garanti Bankası, a series of training programs entitled “Developing Early Education Programs and Effective Tabulation for Children with ASD” were held between 6-7 October 2013 and 27-28 October 2013. Locations were determined by the Borough Education Department as Beylikdüzü, Şişli, Beyoğlu, Beşiktaş, Kağıthane and Sarıyer and 44 teachers in these areas were chosen to join the programs.

The 2 day trainings comprised a first day of theory for the teachers with numerous video samples and supported by role playing exercises. The second day of training took place at the Tohum Autism Foundation School with observation and practical application.  The training programs were between 10:00-16:00.  All of the teachers who joined the program were given an autism information pack which included the books “Scientific based Applications in Autism”, “Autism: What Next”, “Teaching Children with ASD Speech Techniques”, “Effective Tabulation for Educating Autistic Children” as well as a Developing Early Education Programs for Autistic Children Control Check List, a sample BÖP?? and the Seminar Notes were also handed out.

The seminars were evaluated by a satisfaction poll which resulted in a 7 out of 7 average for the Seminars.