Feb 07, 2020

Peer to Peer Support for Students with ASDPeer to Peer Support for Students with ASD

Presenter: Maureen Ziegler

May 11, 2020
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Grant Wood AEA
1120 33rd Ave. SW
Cedar Rapids, Iowa

This workshop provides participants information about systems for establishing a peer to peer support program to increase opportunities for students with ASD to access general education settings and curriculum. Peers model typical academic and social behavior in educational environments throughout the school day and provide
support for students with ASD to promote independence and socialization.

Peer to peer support programs and inclusion of students with ASD not only impacts outcomes for students with ASD, but has a powerful impact on typical peers and at-risk students. The specific steps for developing a peer to peer support program will be presented including: recruitment, training and maintenance and includes the concept of medium of exchange as a way to connect students.

Target Audience
K-12 Instructional Coaches, School Counselors, School Psychologists, School Social Workers, Special Education Consultants, Speech-Language Pathologists, Teachers


Course Number: 181527 Section Number: 274818
Registration Deadline: May 7, 2020
Credit: None
* Total for non-credit $75
* Registration is not complete until all fees are paid in full.


Registration Information
GWAEA Professional Learning
319-399-6767 or 800-798-9771, ext. 6767
or gwaeapd@gwaea.org