|Ages:||Caregivers of Geneva Centre for Autism clients aged 0-18 years old|
Webinar recorded using Zoom for Healthcare
Parents/caregivers may request access to the recorded webinar by calling 416-322-7877 ext. 513. When making the request please provide your child’s full name and the requested workshop
Behaviour 101: This 4 part workshop begins by looking at various aspects of behaviour; its definition, function, and how to promote or reduce a target behaviour. This workshop will provide parents with a framework for understanding the basic principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis. Parents will leave this workshop with information and strategies to feel confident in addressing behaviours across many settings and situations.
Anxiety & ASD: This workshop is designed for parents of children 7 to 12 years old who are looking to gain a better understanding of stress in children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, to learn practical strategies for teaching awareness & coping skills
Toileting Strategies: This workshop explores the challenges of toilet training children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder. Strategies (based on Applied Behaviour Analysis) to improve your child’s toileting skills are presented. These strategies include modeling, prompting, shaping, reinforcement, visual cues, and scripting. Parents/Caregivers have the opportunity to discuss specific toileting difficulties.
Sexuality & ASD: This workshop is designed for parents of children/youth 8 to 17 years old. As part of this workshop, typical sexual development will be reviewed, how characteristics of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) can impact sexuality, common concerns regarding ‘sexualized’ behaviours, strategies for intervening with inappropriate or high-risk sexual behaviour, and resources for additional support.
Eating Strategies: This workshop focuses on the relationship between Autism Spectrum Disorders and difficulties with eating and feeding. Parents will be provided with strategies to address common eating challenges such as food selectivity and refusal as well as problem behaviour during meal times.
Sleep Strategies: This workshop will discuss common sleep challenges, the various components of a successful sleep, navigating challenging behaviours around sleep and sleep routines, managing sleep challenges and the use of reinforcement including fading it out.