The SoSAFE! program is a set of visual and conceptual tools designed to promote social safety for people with moderate to severe intellectual disability and/or autism spectrum disorder. SoSAFE! provides teachers, counsellors, and other professionals with simple visual tools to enhance the social, social-sexual and social safety training of these individuals. Hosted by PECS Australia (Pyramid Educational Consultants). Thursday 9 May 2013 from 8.30am to 4.30pm at the Mercure Grosvenor, 125 North Terrace, Adelaide. Cost: Professionals $405, Parents $200. Lunch and refreshments included. Book online via: http://www.pecsaustralia.com/workshop.php?id=131 Queries to: email@example.com
YOU ARE INVITED TO PARTICIPATE IN TRAINING ABOUT
WORKING WITH INDIVIDUALS TO PREPARE FOR EMPLOYMENT
“UNDERSTANDING AUTISM WORKSHOP”
Presented by Malcolm Mayfield of Autism STAR Pty Ltd
Malcolm has an inherent experience of Aspergers and and is a certified practitioner of Neuro Linguistic Programming, a qualified presenter and trainer, and co-author and Australian distributor of the AAPC book “The Hidden Curriculum of Getting and Keeping a Job: Navigating the Social Landscape of Employment’.
In this newly developed interactive workshop Malcolm will explore:
- Aspects of Autistic communication including:
- The Hidden Curriculum
- Sensory Sensitivity
- Key Attributes for Employment
- Strategies for bridging communication between autism and the support sector
This practical workshop is ideal for teachers / lecturers, student services officers, disability officers and advisers, career advisors and consultants and people supporting people on the spectrum to achieve vocational outcomes and employment.
Places are limited, so registrations will be on a first come, first serve basis.
Please register as soon as practical by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
These free workshops are sponsored by the National Disability Coordination Officer Program-R23.
|Woodcroft Community Centre
Meeting Room 1
175 Bains Road Morphett Vale
|Thursday 23rd May 2013||9.00-1.00|
|Inner Western Adelaide||Education Development Centre
Milner Road Hindmarsh
|Monday 27th May 2013||12.30-4.30|
|Central/Eastern Adelaide||TAFESA Adelaide City Campus
Room W302 – West Wing: Level 3
|Tuesday 28th May 2013||3.30-7.30|
|Outer Western Adelaide||TAFESA Port Adelaide Campus
Room BG2 – Ground Floor
1 Mundy Street Port Adelaide
|Thursday 6th June 2013||9.00-1.00|
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) is the main assessment tool for diagnosing Autism Spectrum Disorders. It is used worldwide.
Under DSM-5, the categories of Autistic Disorder, Asperger’s Disorder and Pervasive Development Disorder – Not Otherwise Specified (PDD-NOS) the current exist under DSM-IV-TR will no longer exist. There will be one diagnosis – Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Please visit www.autism.org.au to view more information and frequently asked questions in relation to DSM-5.
Final programs for 2012. All programs are presented in the training room at Autism SA, 262 Marion Road, Netley.
Best Practice for Engaging Students with an Autism Spectrum Disorder
Monday 5 November 9:30am – 4:00pm (lunch provided)
Proactive Prevention of Meltdowns for Students with an Autism Spectrum Disorder
Monday 19 November 9:30am – 4:00pm (lunch provided)
The Power of Peers: Raising Awareness of the Autism Spectrum in the Classroom
Tuesday 20 November 9:30am – 12:30pm
Complex Case Management for Students with an Autism Spectrum Disorder
Monday 26 November 9:30am – 12:30pm
Stressed to the Max & Emotional Regulation
Monday 26 November 1:30pm – 4:30pm
Setting Students with an Autism Spectrum Disorder up for Success in 2013!
Monday 3 December 9:30am – 4:00pm (lunch provided)
Further information on these and other programs in the Professional Learning Series is available by clicking here. Online registration is available for financial members of Autism SA and non-members.
For more information on the Professional Learning Series, please contact the Education and Training Officer on (08) 8462 0638.
Upcoming workshops held at Autism SA, 262 Marion Road, Netley.
IPads for Apps for children with special needs – Parents session only
Heard about iPads – or do you have one, but still unsure how to use one? Would you like to know which applications are useful for your child with a disability?
This hands-on workshop includes:
* Navigating an iPad,
* What is the iTunes Store, and where do you get apps?
* Compare current teaching tools to available applications
* Focus on visual scheduling, Social Skill and Assisted and Augmentative Communication
* Look at a case study (or use own example) and find an appropriate strategy using an application on the iPad
9:30am- 12:30pm- 6th November 2012
Parent price: $15.00 per person
For children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder, Keyword Signing is often used to assist communication development and to attempt to reduce frustrations caused by limited language skills.
It can be used in conjunction with any other form of communication strategy such as speech therapy, use of visuals or Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS). Participants will leave with the skills and knowledge of nearly 100 signs for everyday use. The book “Getting started with Key word signing” is included in the price.
9:30am- 12:30pm- 15th November 2012
Video Modeling for Social Development Intervention – WOW NEW PRICE!!!
Video modeling is an observational learning method that can be used to teach social and communication skills to children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and other disabilities.
In this hands-on workshop we will look at social understanding, video modeling methodology, iModeling Program, video modeling methods, video modeling in practice and engage in filming and editing practical. Participants will practice using the iModeling app (video modeling application) and will get the application donated.
9:30am-4:30pm- 21st November 2012
Cost: (Was $250.00) NOW ONLY $150.00
Australia’s First Future Leaders program for people with Autism Spectrum Disorders
The Future Leaders program, a unique, visionary and ambitious program aims to equip young Australians with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) to develop self advocacy skills and make a significant contribution to next year’s landmark Asai Pacific Autism Conference.
The program and a specially developed survey for adults with autism is being launched by Ms Judy Brewer, autism parent advocate and Ambassador for the Asia Pacific Autism Conference.
Contact the Autism SA Info Line on 1300 288 476 for further information
Early Days workshops are designed for parents who are in the ‘early days’ of their journey through the assessment and diagnosis process. Workshops are held in small groups to give you the opportunity to meet other parents. These workshops are not for professionals.
Promoting the development of young children on the autism spectrum Upcoming Introductory Workshops
September 22nd All-Day Workshop 10:00am—4:00pm @ Autism SA, 262 Marion Road, Netley
October 16th All-Day Workshop 10:00am—4:00pm @ (Vietnamese Workshop) 46/10 Cowan Street, Angle Park
October 29th All-Day Workshop 10:00am—4:00pm @ Salisbury Uniting Church, 1 Brown Terrace, Salisbury
Upcoming Understanding Behaviour Workshops
November 13th & 20th Evening Workshop 6:00pm—9:00pm @ Autism SA, 262 Marion Road, Netley
November 17th All-Day Workshop 9:30am—4:30pm @ Gawler Community Health Service, 21 Hutchinson Road, Gawler East (Entrance 4)
December 3rd All-Day Workshop 9:30am—4:30pm @ Salisbury Uniting Church, 1 Brown Terrace, Salisbury
Upcoming Encouraging Early Interactions Workshops
September 12th All-Day Workshop 10:00am—4:00pm @ Gawler Community Health Service, 21 Hutchinson Road, Gawler East (Entrance 4)
October 21st All-Day Workshop 10:00am—4:00pm @ Autism SA, 262 Marion Road Netley
If you have any questions, please contact the Autism SA Info Line on 1300 288 476 or email email@example.com
Upcoming workshops held at Autism SA, 262 Marion Road, Netley.
iPads & Apps for Children with Special Needs
Tuesday 18 September 9:30am – 12:30pm
Autism Spectrum Disorder: An Introduction
Monday 12 November 9:30am – 12:30pm
Thursday 15 November 9:30am – 12:30pm
Video Modeling for Social Development Intervention
Wednesday 21 November 9:30am – 4:30pm (lunch provided)
For further information, please contact the Education and Training Officer on (08) 8462 0638.
Upcoming programs during September and October.
All programs are presented in the training room at Autism SA, 262 Marion Road, Netley.
Increasing Social Success for Students with an Autism Spectrum Disorder
Monday 17 September 9:30am – 4:30pm (lunch provided)
Complex Case Managment for Students with an Autism Spectrum Disorder
Monday 15 October 9:30am – 12:30pm
Supporting Students with an Autism Spectrum Disorder for SSOs/ESOs
Monday 22 October 9:30am – 4:00pm (lunch provided)
How to Support Students with an Autism Spectrum Disorder in the Preschool Setting
Tuesday 30 October 9:30am – 4:00pm (lunch provided)
For further information on the Professional Learning Series, please contact the Education and Training Officer on (08) 8462 0638.
Attention Northern Families – Preparing Your Child for Independent Living
Spectrum Advisory Services will be running Preparing your child for independent living at the Bagster Road Community Centre this September.
Independent living skills are crucial everyday of our lives. With support people with ASD can develop skills such as food preparation, cleaning, personal hygiene and much more, to be used in their personal life, education and employment.
This training is designed to explore practical steps families can take to begin to prepare a person with ASD for independent living. Designed for secondary school students, but the strategies can be used with children younger and older. It is never too early or too late to start developing these important life long skills for your children.
Venue: This training is running off site at the Bagster Road Community Centre- 17 Bagster Road, Salisbury North
Date: 10am-12pm, 11th September
Includes: handouts and materials, opportunity to ask questions of our presenters
Cost: $15 per family
Register: call INFOline 1300 288 476