Behavior and School Success on the Autism Spectrum

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“Behavior and School Success
on the Autism Spectrum”
 Coming to Long Beach Area
 
 
 
“No More Meltdowns: Handling Challenging
Behaviors & Teaching Social Skills”
 
Presented by Jed Baker, Ph.D.
 
Tuesday, April 17th
 This woDr. Jed Bakerrkshop is about understanding challenging behaviors in autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and other social communication disorders, with an overview of behavior management techniques.  Dr. Baker, author of The Social Skills Picture Book, will share specific, user-friendly strategies and techniques for providing relevant social skills instruction to children and teens with ASD.  Enjoyable socialization methods are emphasized so individuals may experience success and desire to build skills.  Social deficits and disruptive behavior affect life at home, school and eventually in the workplace.  Conference participants will learn both highly beneficial strategies that can be used across a variety of settings and routines; and practical and effective solutions to assist “typical” peers, family members and professionals in increasing their successful support of individuals with ASD.
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“Asperger Syndrome for the Special Education World”
 

Presented by Liane Holliday Willey, Ed.D.

 Wednesday, April 18th

 Dr. WillDr. Liane Holliday Willeyey’s story has been highlighted in USA Today, The New York Times, ABC News, and dozens of other national and international media.  Her presentation will focus on her life story from her earliest memories as a very young child, to her world as she now experiences it.  Included in her presentation is information on how teachers and others supported and taught her, and how she came to understand and cope with her Asperger Syndrome (AS).  Dr. Willey will also present her vision of how we can make life for all students on the Autism Spectrum more rich and rewarding.  Following the presentation, the audience will have a clearer understanding of the difficulties caused by AS in behavior, language, communication, social skills, executive functioning, sensory integration, and psychological well-being. 

2-Day Workshop Info (Printer-friendly)

Workshop Web Page

 

Location of Conference:The Centre at Sycamore Plaza
The Centre at Sycamore Plaza
5000 Clark Ave.
Lakewood, CA 90712
 
 
Conference Fees:
2 Day Package:  $215
  
1 Day Package:  $145
 
Credit cards, purchase orders and checks are accepted.  Please fax purchase orders, and mail checks, to the information below.  To purchase a workshop package with a credit card, please visit our online store.
Certificates of attendance and CEUs are available for both conferences.  There are six hours of lecture each day, beginning at 8am and ending at 3:30pm.
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