Workshop
Total # of Workshop = 19
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Thu Mar 30, 2017 12:00 pm
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3:00 pm
Social Communication Therapy for children with ASD Flyer
This workshop is designed to provide participants with an overview of the social communication challenges that children with ASD typically face, therapy techniques that can build social communication skills, and the benefits of group therapy versus individual therapy.
25 24
York
Central East
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Thu Mar 30, 2017 12:30 pm
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3:30 pm
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Intro. to Autism
Want to learn more about Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)? Come to this informative presentation to learn the basics about Autism and how it is diagnosed within the new DSM-V criteria. Participants will learn more about common features of ASD including Social Communication, Restricted & Repetitive Behaviour, Sensory Differences, and more. A great first step in your journey to becoming an Autism ‘expert’!
25 14
Simcoe
Central East
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Fri Mar 31, 2017 9:30 am
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3:30 pm
Teaching Understanding & Acceptance of an ASD Diagnosis Flyer
Knowing you are different but not understanding why can create an enormous amount of stress on an individual. This workshop will examine the why, when and how individuals on the spectrum should be educated about their ASD diagnosis. We will also discuss self advocacy.
Note: Light refreshments and snacks will be provided.
20 8
Simcoe
Central East
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Sat Apr 22, 2017 9:00 am
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4:00 pm
CHAP Support Worker Orientation
A mandatory orientation session for potential support workers joining the CHAP program worker bank. Families and their support workers are welcome to attend the orientation. The day includes an introduction to supporting families and their child who has a disability, an introduction to understanding the meaning of respite, understanding and developing roles, language, community involvement, the support worker's roles and responsibilities with families and respiteservices.com. Please bring your own brown bag lunch and arrive at 8:45 as we will start promptly at 9:00
Note: TO REGISTER CONTACT JEANNE GODFREY VIA EMAIL AT: jgodfrey@dafrs.com
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Durham
Central East
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Reg closes: Tue Apr 25, 2017
Wed Apr 26, 2017 12:00 pm
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3:00 pm
Social Communication Therapy for children with ASD Flyer
This workshop is designed to provide participants with an overview of the social communication challenges that children with ASD typically face, therapy techniques that can build social communication skills, and the benefits of group therapy versus individual therapy.
20 18
Durham
Central East
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Reg closes: Wed Apr 26, 2017
Fri Apr 28, 2017 9:30 am
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3:30 pm
Special Education Advocacy - Everything You Should Know Flyer
This workshop is designed to provide parents, teachers, and service providers with the knowledge and information they need about the special education system in order to advocate effectively. Topics include: The IEP, Transition Plans, ABA methods, The Rules of Advocacy, The Special Education Program, The Duty to Accommodate, The School Meeting, Effective Negotiation, Preventing Conflict, Needs Statements, IPRCs and the Appeal Process.
Note: Light refreshments will be available.
20 0
Simcoe
Central East
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Reg closes: Mon May 01, 2017
Tue May 02, 2017 9:30 am
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12:30 pm
Aiming Higher for Secondary School Inclusion-Thanks to the advocacy of multi-cultural Ontario families
Inclusive Education Consultant Marilyn Dolmage, and a panel of parents she supports, will describe what effective secondary school inclusion involves, why it is important and what it takes to achieve it, for students with autism.
20 0
York
Central East
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Reg closes: Tue May 02, 2017
Tue May 02, 2017 1:00 pm
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4:00 pm
Aiming Higher for Secondary School Inclusion-Thanks to the advocacy of multi-cultural Ontario families
Inclusive Education Consultant Marilyn Dolmage, and a panel of parents she supports, will describe what effective secondary school inclusion involves, why it is important and what it takes to achieve it, for students with autism.
20 0
Simcoe
Central East
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Reg closes: Tue May 02, 2017
Fri May 05, 2017 9:30 am
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12:30 pm
Getting Ready for High School Flyer
-Advocating in High School -Preparing your child for high school -What to expect in High school, differences between high school and elementary -Strategies for preparing and during high school
20 0
Durham
Central East
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Reg closes: Thu May 04, 2017
Sat May 06, 2017 12:00 pm
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3:00 pm
Using ABA Strategies to Increase Independence Flyer
The term Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) has become widely known, however in my experience people have different understandings of what this term means. In this workshop ABA strategies that can help strengthen skills of children with autism will be discussed. These strategies include; promoting, shaping, chaining and task analysis.
20 5
York
Central East
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Reg closes: Mon May 08, 2017
Wed May 10, 2017 10:00 am
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4:00 pm
Positive Approaches to Planning, Advocacy & Support with People Labeled with Challenging Behaviours Flyer
This training offers a concrete and comprehensive approach , using an Exploration Map, to explore various issues, solutions and resources on issues of “everyday life” , physcial, mental health, neurodiversity, trauma and others from a person centered value base.
Note: Light refreshments will be provided.
20 0
Simcoe
Central East
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Reg closes: Fri May 12, 2017
Mon May 15, 2017 9:00 am
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3:30 pm
When Time, Energy & Resources Are Short: How to Take Action and Make Choices that Make the Biggest Positive Impact on the Person's Life Flyer
This is a workshop for family members, supporters, and others who want to make positive change in the life of the person with disability but who have only limited time and resources. We will focus on learning what makes the biggest difference, how to recognize and design the most powerful scenarios, and how to guide supporters to play their part in maximizing the potential of every situation created. Participants will go away thinking differently about the person themselves, about our community and how to use it well. The material is presented in an interactive style with many local stories and examples and is designed from my understanding of the challenges facing families and workers locally at this time.
Note: Light refreshments will be available.
30 0
Durham
Central East
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Reg closes: Thu May 11, 2017
Mon May 15, 2017 9:30 am
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12:30 pm
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Intro. to Autism
Want to learn more about Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)? Come to this informative presentation to learn the basics about Autism and how it is diagnosed within the new DSM-V criteria. Participants will learn more about common features of ASD including Social Communication, Restricted & Repetitive Behaviour, Sensory Differences, and more. A great first step in your journey to becoming an Autism ‘expert’!
25 16
York
Central East
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Reg closes: Tue May 16, 2017
Thu May 18, 2017 9:30 am
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3:30 pm
The Hidden Curriculum Flyer
This workshop will explore the many hidden rules of our world and how to help individuals on the spectrum understand and learn them. This workshop is geared to individuals on the spectrum who have strong cognitive and language skills but have difficulty interpreting and responding appropriately to social situations and emotions.
Note: Light refreshments will be available.
30 2
York
Central East
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Sat May 27, 2017 9:00 am
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4:00 pm
CHAP Support Worker Orientation
A mandatory orientation session for potential support workers joining the CHAP program worker bank. Families and their support workers are welcome to attend the orientation. The day includes an introduction to supporting families and their child who has a disability, an introduction to understanding the meaning of respite, understanding and developing roles, language, community involvement, the support worker's roles and responsibilities with families and respiteservices.com. Please bring your own brown bag lunch and arrive at 8:45 as we will start promptly at 9:00
Note: TO REGISTER CONTACT JEANNE GODFREY VIA EMAIL AT: jgodfrey@dafrs.com
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Durham
Central East
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Reg closes: Fri Jun 02, 2017
Mon Jun 05, 2017 9:30 am
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3:30 pm
Developing Emotional Intelligence Flyer
A person's ability to identify and access one's own emotional state and the emotional state of others is an important skill central to interactions within a social group or in a more intimate situation. This workshop will assist individuals on the spectrum to better understand emotions within themselves and others and the sociably acceptable ways to react to these emotions.
30 2
York
Central East
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Reg closes: Wed Jun 07, 2017
Sat Jun 10, 2017 9:30 am
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12:30 pm
Understanding Challenging Behaviour Flyer
Challenging behaviour often exist because it is being inadvertently reinforced. This workshop will help participants understand the power of reinforcement and the reasons for challenging behaviours. This workshop will also provide participants with valuable evidence-based strategies to decrease challenging behaviours while at the same time increase desirable behaviour.
20 0
Durham
Central East
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Sat Jun 17, 2017 9:00 am
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4:00 pm
CHAP Support Worker Orientation
A mandatory orientation session for potential support workers joining the CHAP program worker bank. Families and their support workers are welcome to attend the orientation. The day includes an introduction to supporting families and their child who has a disability, an introduction to understanding the meaning of respite, understanding and developing roles, language, community involvement, the support worker's roles and responsibilities with families and respiteservices.com. Please bring your own brown bag lunch and arrive at 8:45 as we will start promptly at 9:00
Note: TO REGISTER CONTACT JEANNE GODFREY VIA EMAIL AT: jgodfrey@dafrs.com
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Durham
Central East
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Reg closes: Fri Jun 16, 2017
Mon Jun 19, 2017 9:30 am
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3:30 pm
You Have Nothing to Fear But Fear Itself: Assisting Individuals with ASD to Cope with Anxiety Flyer
Many individuals with ASD have high anxiety levels. This workshop will explore the possible reasons for anxiety and various techniques, strategies and resources to assist individuals on the spectrum to get to a calmer state. This workshop applies to all ability levels and age ranges of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
30 2
York
Central East
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