Some great FREE workshops for October!

October has some great workshops happening. Spots are still available. Don’t miss your chance to attend these great learning opportunities, register today!

Teens with ASD: Navigating the High School World and Beyond!

This interactive and practical workshop will cover numerous practical topics of interest for teens on the spectrum and other adults in their lives. Topics will include: navigating the social world of friends, tips for successful dating, planning and succeeding in college and many more.
Date: Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Time: 10:00-3:00
Location: COMMUNITY LIVING KAWARTHA LAKES – LINDSAY
Registration: https://secure.kerrysplace.org/community

You Have Nothing to Fear but Fear Itself: Assisting Individuals with ASD to Cope with Anxiety

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. The information in this workshop applies to all ages and abilities of individuals with ASD and would be beneficial to parents/guardians, support/respite workers and teachers.

Date: Friday, October 7, 2016
Time: 9:30-3:30
Location: HALIBURTON HIGHLANDS OUTDOORS ASSOC. – FISH HATCHERY – HALIBURTON
Registration: https://secure.kerrysplace.org/community

Understanding the Hidden Curriculum

This workshop will assist individuals on the autism spectrum to develop a greater understanding of the hidden social information (e.g. hidden curriculum) in our world and how to generalize it to other settings. It will review what the hidden curriculum refers to and it’s complexity, cover an understanding of why individuals with ASD have difficulty in this area, and discuss strategies and resources useful in learning and generalizing the hidden curriculum. Part of the workshop will focus on the experiences of the participants.

Date: Friday, October 14, 2016
Time: 9:30-3:30
Location: 5 COUNTIES CHILDREN’S CENTRE, PETERBOROUGH
Registration: https://secure.kerrysplace.org/community

Positive Parenting

Parents will learn how to recognize and respond to their child’s inappropriate behaviours; the difference between reinforcement and punishment; recognize when it’s not just a phase; and the 5 rules to positive parenting.

Date: Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Time: 9:00-3:00
Location: *available via video conference*
Registration: email tgougeon@clhmidland.on.ca to reserve your spot

Stand Up to Bullying

Understanding strategies that will help children and youth with ASD prevents incidents of bullying and will help them feel more socially confident and improve their relationships with peers. This workshop will explore ideas and strategies that will help parents and caregivers identify the signs that indicate that a child or youth is a victim of bullying and teasing, and discuss strategies that will help build skills to prevent the problem of victimization and bullying.

Date:Thursday, October 27, 2016
Time: 9:30-12:00
Location: *available via video conference*
Registration: email tgougeon@clhmidland.on.ca to reserve your spot

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