Chelsea Pierce is a clinician at the University of Florida (UF) Health Jacksonville Developmental Pediatric Center, where she serves as a member of the Multidisciplinary Developmental Assessment Team (MDAT). She also works with the UF Jacksonville Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD), and the Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resources System Multidisciplinary Center (FDLRS MDC). After completing her undergraduate degree in Elementary Education, she earned her master’s degree in Exceptional Student Education with a special certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorders from the University of Central Florida. Chelsea has been working with individuals who have exceptional needs for the past 8 years, 6 of which were in the school setting as a classroom teacher and support facilitator. Chelsea enjoys creating opportunities for individuals with Autism and other learning challenges to enhance their communication and social skills, and offers practical strategies and support to family members.
#B2-7 Using the Visual Strengths of the Student with Autism with Tangible Supports Individuals with Autism often encounter challenges with communication, transitions, and emotional regulation. This session will introduce a variety of visual supports to help increase the comfort and understanding of individuals with Autism. Participants will learn about different support systems including visual […]