Wednesday, July 2, 2008

FYI: 2008-2009 Autism Lectures at the Arc of Chester County (from ASCEND)

The Arc of Chester County will be sponsoring a series of lectures at their Chester County office. Lectures are FREE for parents, and cost $50 for professionals. For more information contact Janice at (610) 696-8090. Lectures are as follows:

Autism from the Outside In
October 7, 2008 and March 3, 2009

10:00-12:00 or 7:00-9:00
Review of the characteristics of autism and defines what the world sees in terms of behaviors as a result of this complex disorder. Discussions will explore the realities of families living with autism, and increases the understanding of autism to help families cope with daily challenges.

Successful Daily Living-Strategies and Routines for the Home and Community
November 4, 2008 and April 7, 2009

10:00-12:00 or 7:00-9:00
Review of autism and daily life for families of children with autism with a focus on structured routines and strategies which detail and demonstrate ways for more positive and successful daily living in both the home and community.

Behaviors and Assessment Strategies for Children with Autism December 2, 2008 and May 5, 2009
10:00-12:00 or 7:00-9:00
Explores how we can interpret and understand the causes of behaviors, the effects of reinforcement, and how to plan a response in order to change a child's challenging behaviors into successful outcomes.

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