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Webinar - Positive Advocacy Strategies for School - The IPRC Process with Ed Mahony

In this webinar, you will learn important skills that a parent advocate needs to develop in order to be successful, as well as how to make the IPRC process work for you. Support material and references will be made available. Mr. Mahony will answer questions about the webinar material however ongoing individualized support is available on a fee for service basis.

 

Presenter: Ed Mahony

Webinar - How to Build Social Skills in Children with ASD with Kathleen Quill

Join Dr. Kathleen Quill, author of the best-seller DO-WATCH-LISTEN-SAY: Social and Communication Intervention for Children with Autism, as she discusses how to build social skills in children with ASD in various environments. Children and adolescents with ASD often learn social and communication skills in one setting and have difficulty using these skills in other settings. Parents often express frustration that there is a mismatch between what their children can do in school and what they can do at home.

Webinar - ABA in Educational Settings with Tracie Lindbland

The purpose of this webinar is to define applied behaviour analysis (ABA) and clarify how it fits into the Ontario education system through the implementation of Policy and Program Memorandum 140 (PPM- 140). Applied Behaviour Analysis has been shown to be an effective, evidence-based treatment for autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). Systematic and guided application of these principles within the educational
setting can improve the behaviour, communication, learning, and social challenges experienced by children with ASD.

 

Webinar - Addressing Bullying In Youth with ASD with Jonathan Weiss

Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders often experience bullying at school, and it is important that parents and professionals work together to address this problem.

This webinar reviews ways of supporting youth who are experiencing bullying to increase their coping skills and to help stop the problem from happening in the future. Effective interventions require knowledge and a team approach, and the current workshop discusses what children can do, and what adults can do, to make everyone feel more safe.

 

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Webinar - Medication Use for ASD with Amanda Sawyer

This webinar will help parents, caregivers and people on the spectrum to better understand the prevalence of psychiatric medication use in individuals with autism spectrum disorder. It will also help caregivers of individuals on the autism spectrum to develop an approach for deciding when psychiatric medications are appropriate and aid them in evaluating the positive and negative effects of psychotropic medications.

 

Webinar - Everyday ABA with Leslie Cohen and Antionette Falco

The cliché, “It takes a village” was never more apt than in the treatment of ASD. Caregivers, extended family, teachers, multi-disciplinary professionals, and community partners provide an essential network of care and support. As part of this network, Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) has long held a key role in the treatment of people with ASD. A central component of this role is the removal of barriers that prevent people with ASD from effectively accessing social, educational, clinical, and community resources.

Webinar - Why & Where Culture Matters For Families with ASD with Mohammad Zubairi

This webinar, with Dr. Mohammad Zubairi, will promote a discussion and reflection on how front-line professionals may engage with elements of culture in their day to day practice, and how we can best learn from and collaborate with diverse children and youth with autism and their families.

 

Present - Dr. Mohammad Zubairi

Webinar - Building Friendships Through Playdates with Leslie Cohen and Antoinette Falco

This one-hour webinar, facilitated by Leslie Cohen and Antoinette Falco, will focus on positive steps you can take to help your child enjoy successful play interactions with peers. Learn a variety of techniques for managing and structuring playdates and getting your child ready to have fun with other kids.

Webinar - Understanding Challenging Behaviour with Ross Greene

Join Dr. Ross Greene (author of “The Explosive Child”) as he discusses CPS, (Collaborative and Proactive Solutions), an approach that recognizes challenging behaviour in children and equips parents to develop tools and techniques to reduce these challenging episodes.

What is CPS?
The CPS model has been implemented in countless families, schools, inpatient units, therapeutic group homes, and residential facilities. The approach sets forth two major concepts:

Webinar - Self Regulation and Well-Being with Stuart Shanker

Join Dr. Stuart Shanker, author of "Self-Reg: How to Help Your Child (And You) Break the Stress Cycle" and "Successfully Engage with Life", as he discusses the importance of self-regulation for the wellbeing of adolescents with ASD. Dr. Shanker’s research has shown that Self-Reg,
(Dr. Shanker’s method for understanding stress and energy flow), is highly effective in helping parents, professionals and teens alike manage