(Working from our Jackson, TN facility) Professionalwith strong background in early intervention consulting services for1-3 year old children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Serve as aconsultant in developing, implementing and evaluating instructional and/orbehavioral programs that may include innovative projects designed for childrenused by those working with children in special education or those withspecialized needs, i.e. developmental disabilities, autism. The consultant willtrain professional teachers and educational groups to include but not limitedto individual parents.
Planning, preparing and conducting behavioral assessments and training activities for parents,community service providers and educators who work with children with ASD.
Consulting with parents, community providers and educators to help them develop appropriate goals and activities for individual children via home, clinic, school or telemedicine-based services.
.Participating in diagnostic and behavioral evaluations through direct assessment and/or collaboration with evaluating psychologists or Board Certified Behavior Analysts.
REQUIRES excellent communication/presentation skills and knowledge of Microsoft Word, EXCEL, and PowerPoint. Also a bachelor's degree and several years of experience working directly with children with ASD.
Develop content for a variety of instructional programs using in field experience and expertise as necessary to research and/or review other research provided by experts. Based on research and expertise, the content developed should be presented in a collaborative manner and within an appropriate delivery mode that enables learning by those identified in the target audience (i.e. instructors, educators, etc.).
Master's Degree(or equivalent experience) and 1 year relevant experience
Experience workingwith children with Autism
Experience workingwith children <5 years old
The mission of theVanderbilt Kennedy Center (VKC) for Research on Human Development is tofacilitate discoveries and best practices that make positive differences in thelives of persons with developmental disabilities and their families. We arededicated to improving the lives of children and adults with disabilities byembracing core values that include:
the pursuit of scientific knowledge with creativity and purpose
the dissemination of information to scientists, practitioners, families, and community leaders
the facilitation of discovery by Vanderbilt Kennedy Center scientists
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