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Don’t Tell Me To Calm Down: Strategies to Assist Persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder with Stress and Anxiety

November 14 @ 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Don’t Tell Me To Calm Down: Strategies to Assist Persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder with Stress and Anxiety

This 2 ½-hour workshop provides parents, caregivers and professionals supporting persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder possible strategies and tools to support persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder with emotional regulation.  Information provided in this workshop will assist participants to differentiate between stress and anxiety, and environmental conditions which may lead to increased levels of stress and anxiety will be introduced.

As a result of participating in this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • describe the difference between stress and anxiety, and define emotional regulation
  • explain the prevalence of co-morbidity of various mental health diagnoses and ASD describe the purpose and components of the Emotional Toolbox, conceptualized by Tony Attwood

Recommended Prerequisite: Fundamentals of Autism Spectrum Disorder

Don’t Tell Me To Calm Down: Strategies to Assist Persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder with Stress and Anxiety will be delivered virtually via Zoom. The Zoom link will be e-mailed by a Kerry’s Place staff two business days before the event starts.

To participate, the following is required:

  • mobile device, tablet or computer
  • internet connection
  • speakers and a microphone
  • webcam

Date: Monday, November 14, 2022
Time: 6:00pm to 8:30pm
Cost: $100 per person

Cancellation Policy:

Cancelled by Kerry’s Place: Kerry’s Place may cancel a program due to low enrollment or unforeseen circumstances. If this occurs, and the activity cannot be rescheduled, a full refund will be issued with no administrative fee charged.

Cancelled by Supported Person/Family (as applicable): Cancellation must be received at least 7 days before the start of the workshop/training. A full refund, minus a $25.00 administrative fee, will be applied when 7 days’ notice is provided. If 7 days’ notice is not provided, a full refund will only be issued if the vacancy can be filled. Refunds will not be issued for a missed day during a training session.


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Date:
November 14
Time:
6:00pm - 8:30pm
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