This workshop is intended for family members and caregivers who would like to enhance their skills in managing crisis situations, and learn about de-escalation techniques. Participants will be provided with […]
This 2 ½-hour workshop introduces the various learning styles used by those with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), and strategies to support teaching a wide range of skills such as visual supports, prompting, and motivation. This workshop is intended for parents/caregivers and professionals supporting persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
This 2 ½-hour workshop provides parents, caregivers and professionals working with persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder strategies and tools to help persons with ASD understand the expected social skills to form meaningful relationships. More than simply making friends, the social world is full of “unwritten rules” and non-verbal communication that can be confusing for persons with ASD to understand. This workshop will explore social interaction characteristics related to ASD, and how context may impact success in social relationships.
This 2 ½ -hour workshop teaches parents and caregivers strategies and tools to help their children and youth understand their diagnosis, using a strengths-based approach. Explaining and answering questions related to a diagnosis may be a lifelong discussion, and difficult to navigate. Autism Spectrum Disorder: Beyond the Diagnosis incorporates the research of Dr. Peter Vermeulen, related to helping persons with ASD understand themselves and their respective diagnosis. Dr. Peter Vermeulen is an author, lecture and consultant in the field of Autism Spectrum Disorder.