Neil worked with Dr. Gary Mezibov, Director UNC Chapel Hill Division TEACCH, for ten years implementing components of the TEACCH model. He attended intensive weeklong trainings: “The TEACCH Program Methodology” Chapel Hill, NC, as well as “The TEACCH: Transition Assessment Profile (TTAP) Training” Durham, NC. Neil planned and implemented Superintendent’s Conference Day and Training Programs with classroom implementation on many of the components of Structured Teaching. Examples of successful programs include:
- “Structured Teaching: Schedules for All” – Classroom design and the constant adaption of schedules for students, staff and home.
- “Structured Teaching: Wh Questions About Finished” – Looking at teaching tasks, teaching finished, and teaching independence.
- “Structured Teaching: Critical Issues in Curriculum”– Understanding differentiating instruction for all and autism spectrum disorders.