The Autism Society is committed to educating people about autism and various interventions. In addition to families who live with autism every day, we also work to help members of the community understand the disorder. We can send written material on a wide variety of autism-related topics and, with enough lead time, provide speakers. We also make a point to inform our constituents about trainings, workshops, and presentations around the region. As resources allow, we sponsor educational programs and offer scholarships so that parents can attend conferences. We are always looking for ways to collaborate on educational initiatives.
Sandbox ABA was founded by Rebecca Ryan, M.Ed., BCBA in 2013 to bring high quality ABA therapy to families in the Austin area. In just a few short years we outgrew our little cottage and moved to Bee Cave Road to expand our services and better meet the needs of our clients. Services include direct ABA, group learning, parent training, camps, workshops, and more. Tour our new space and learn about our programs for kids ages infant to 18 while enjoying music and refreshments for the whole family.
Please join The Shape of Behavior for a free educational opportunity to learn about positive potty training in children with autism and other special needs. This is a free presentation and training led by our Austin-based BCBA.
Childcare is provided! The schedule is as follows:
6:45 – 7:00 – Registration/Refreshments
7:00 – 8:00 – Presentation
8:00 – 8:15 – Q&A Session
8:15 – 8:30 – Closing
Please RSVP with Christina Westendorf via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to hearing from you!
Sandbox ABA is excited to again host Jason Farrell of Farrell Financial. Jason has worked with over 1000 special needs families in the last few years. He is known for helping families navigate the rocky shoals of health insurance coverage. In addition, his practice focuses on finding long-term solutions to the financial concerns that keep them awake at night and to prepare them for both the expected and unknown future.
This lecture will feature Dr. Stephanie Paulos, neuropsychologist of Austin Neuropsychology, Michelle Curtis, speech therapist of Big Sky Pediatric Therapy and Caren Arnold, occupational therapist of Big Sky Pediatric Therapy.
We will be spotlighting Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and how it impacts the elementary school aged child. Combining the expertise and perspective of three community professionals, we will focus on the components of ADHD and executive functioning, and provide strategies for parents and teachers.
We will address:
• Terminology pertaining to ADHD and Executive Functioning
• How ADHD is diagnosed and the components of executive functioning
• The neuroanatomy behind ADHD and executive functioning deficits
• What a child with ADHD/executive functioning deficits is entitled to in the public school setting and the typical accommodations often recommended
• How ADHD can impact a child’s language skills and social interactions
• The difference between sensory processing and ADHD
• Different strategies that you can implement into your child’s everyday life to set them up for success
Thursday, November 16th • 5pm – 7pm
Light snacks provided
Contact Dori Chappell at Big Sky Pediatric Therapy at 512.306.8007 or email@example.com
9433 Bee Caves Rd B3 Ste. 101, Austin, TX 78733 • www.bigskyfriends.com
Payment must be made in full to reserve your spot • No refunds • Space is limited
The Inclusion Works! provides learning opportunities for parents, educators, and school administrators to improve skills in collaborating to educate students who qualify for Special Education services in the regular educational environment with supplementary aids and services. The ultimate goal is to offer families and school staff information and education about research-based practices so that eligible students are effectively prepared for further education, employment, and independent living according to the purposes of the I.D.E.A.
This session will address recreation ideas for all ages and disabilities. A free printed copy of the Summer 2018 Camp Guide will be provided. Guest Speakers from City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department.
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