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Sep 29

Better Brains for Babies: Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorder

11:00 am EDT

Autism is the fastest growing disorder in America. (CDC, 2014) On March 27, 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new data on the prevalence of autism in the United States. This surveillance study identified 1 in 68 children (1 in 42 boys and 1 in 189 girls) as having autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that all children be screened for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) at 18 and 24 months of age, but for many children it is not diagnosed until 3 to 5 years of age or later. This session helps to understand the basics of ASD and brain development. In addition, to recognizing the role of early detection as a key component to enhancing a child’s potential which means earlier access to intervention to all those diagnosed to lead productive, inclusive, and fulfilling lives.    

In this session, you will learn about:

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Neurological Basis of Autism
  • Importance of Early Detection

Presenter: Shaneshia Roberson is a Professional Development Specialist at Sheltering Arms Early Education and Family Centers in Atlanta, and co-leader of Better Brains for Babies.

Audience: This 60-minute webinar is intended for professionals who work with or care for young children, as well as professionals who support families with young children.

 Level: This is an introductory-level webinar. It is intended for professionals who are just learning about Autism Spectrum Disorder and brain development, or who want a review of basic concepts.

Webinar Details:

  • The webinar will take place on Blackboard Collaborate Ultra. No registration is required. The session starts Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 11:00 am Eastern, and ends at 12:00 pm. You may join the session up to 60 minutes early.
  • Technical Support for Blackboard Collaborate Ultra is available 24/7 at (877) 382-2293877-382-2293. If you are logged into the session room and having technical difficulties, there is a Report an Issue button under the Session menu that will generate an email directly from the session.
  • A certificate of attendance will be emailed to interested participants who attend the entire webinar live and complete a request for a certificate within 24 hours of completing the webinar. Instructions for requesting certificates will be provided at the end of the webinar for those who have attended the entire session.
  • A recording of the web conference and copies of the presentation slides will be available on the BBB Webinars page a few days after the session.

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Sep 29

Going Up? Crafting Effective Elevator Speeches to Share Your Extension Program

12:00 pm EDT

Going Up?

Do you ever get asked "And what do you actually do in your job?" Can you answer that question in 30 seconds? Would you like some pointers on telling your Extension story to stakeholders? The ability to "give your Extension elevator speech" comes in handy when you cross paths with funders, attend events, conferences, conventions or other types of meetings with networking opportunities.

If this sounds like a skill you would like to have, then mark your calendar for this upcoming Webinar:

Going Up? Crafting Effective Elevator Speeches to Share Your Extension Program David Crawford and Ann Berry, ESP Public Issues Committee members, will share information, samples and ideas on crafting your elevator speech. You will also learn about the upcoming Elevator Speech Contest at the 2016 National ESP Conference--where you can win some money...$75; $50; $25!!!

This webinar is brought to you by your National ESP Public Issues Committee.

Join Zoom from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://utia.zoom.us/j/697279720 Or iPhone one-tap (US Toll): +14086380968,697279720# or +16465588656,697279720# Or Telephone:

    Dial: +1 408 638 0968 (US Toll) or +1 646 558 8656 (US Toll)

    Meeting ID: 697 279 720

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Presenters

David Crawford, Ann Berry

Oct 03

Right Sizing: Creating Appealing & Satisfying Portions in School Meals

12:00 pm EDT

David Just, PhD, Professor and Co-director for the Cornell Center for Behavioral Economics in Child Nutrition Programs at Cornell University will walk attendees through the visual factors that affect students’ level of satisfaction with portion size. He will discuss the factors in self-serving that lead to overconsumption and share strategies for selling a-la-carte items to encourage better nutrition.

Learning Objectives: 
After this webinar attendees will be able to identify:  
  • Visual factors that affect students level of satisfaction with portion size 
  • Factors in self service that lead to overconsumption 
  • Implement pricing strategies for a-la-carte items to encourage better nutrition 
Instructions for Joining:

Click the link above to join the webinar. Once you have entered the WebEx Room, select your preferred audio option. You may either join using your computer's audio or receive a call from the meeting to a mobile or landline phone. During the webinar your microphone will be disabled so that only the presenter and host will have speaking privileges.

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Presenters

David Just

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