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4225 W. Parker Rd.
Plano, TX 75093

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The Wayman Center presents workshops for the purpose of providing training and education relevant to applied behavior analysis for individuals with autism spectrum disorders or other developmental disabilities. Some workshops are designed more for professionals, while others are designed more for parents.

The Wayman Center workshops are available to school districts and other agencies, to be presented at the location of their choice. Workshops may also be designed to meet specific needs for staff training and in-service. For more information or to schedule a workshop, contact Gail Wayman at Gail@TheWaymanCenter.com.


Summer Institute 2012

Summer Institute is a week-long training opportunity for educators and other professionals and paraprofessionals who teach children with autism spectrum disorders and/or other special needs.  Focus is on evidence-based procedures derived from the scientific research literature of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA).  Summer Institute is a combination of lecture, videos, hands-on activities, and direct observation of ABA at The Wayman Center. Extensive handout is included in both print and electronic form.

**Space is limited to 16 attendees each session - Please register early!**


Summer Institute I (Introductory)
Mon-Fri, June 18-22, 2012
8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  (1 hour lunch on your own)

Summer Institute II (Advanced)
Mon-Fri, June 25-29, 2012
8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  (1 hour lunch on your own)


The Wayman Center, 4225 W. Parker Rd, Plano, TX 75093.

Presented by:

Gail Wayman, M.Ed., Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)
and TWC staff        

Summer Institute I will include the following topics:

• Introduction to Analyzing and Reducing Problem Behaviors
• Basic Behavioral Principles and Terminology
• Verbal Operants (Mands, Tacts, etc.)
• Non-Educational Trends in Autism
• Teaching Mands
• Criterion-Referenced Assessment (ABLLS-R and VB-MAPP)
• Writing Measurable and Observable IEP Goals
• Effective Use of Prompts
• Motivating Reluctant Learners

Summer Institute II is designed for individuals who have some background knowledge/experience in implementing ABA in the classroom. It is also a continuation of the information provided in Summer Institute I.

Summer Institute II will include the following topics:

• Discrete-Trial Teaching
• Toilet Training
• Recording and Graphing Data
• Making Data-Based Decisions
• Teaching Signs as Mands
• Making and Organizing Instructional Materials
• Shaping, Chaining, and Stimulus Fading
• Writing FBA’s and BIP’s
• Promoting Generalization
• Increasing Peer Interaction

The Wayman Center admits individuals of any race, color, religion, ethnicity or national origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to all individuals at The Wayman Center.  It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnicity or national origin in administration of its general policies or admissions policies.