Upcoming Happenings in Peel Region and Surrounding Area (October 2016)

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Erinoak Kids *

1) Workshops
  • Introduction to ABA
In this workshop, you will learn general facts about ABA and evidence-based strategies that you can use to teach your child ASD. These strategies include defining behaviours, reinforcement, task analysis, and prompting.
  • Toilet Learning
This workshop will focus on strategies to help your child become toilet trained.
  • Understanding Behaviour 101
In this workshop you will learn how to define behavior, including examples of appropriate and challenging behavior. You will learn how to apply the Antecedent-Behaviour-Consequence (A-B-C) Model, looking at the different functions of behavior and general teaching strategies.
  • Communicating Without Words
Words have limitations and non-verbal communication can often be more effective at times. Non-verbal communication has been defined as communication without words. It includes behaviors such as facial expressions, eyes, touching, and tone of voice. This workshop will teach you strategies to help your child develop an understanding of non-verbal communication.
  • Steps Towards Positive Change
Once you understand why your child behaves in certain ways, you may wonder what to do next. In this workshop, you will learn what happens before an undesired behavior occurs, what to do after it occurs, how to set goals to change the behavior, and strategies you can use to teach your child replacement behaviours.
  • Understanding & Managing Anxiety
Information on anxiety in children including possible causes and its effect on families coping skills and strategies will be provided.
  • Effective Advocacy
Learn more about the key components of advocating for your child within various systems (i.e. school, community, medical), reaching out to appropriate professionals, and understanding your rights and responsibilities.
  • One Bite at a Time
This workshop is aimed at helping you develop strategies to address eating challenges your child may have.
2) Youth Drop-in
3) Support Groups
4) Events
  • Brothers and Sisters Day
An interactive full day program where brothers and sisters (ages 4-12) of young people with special needs can learn and share experiences.
* For more info and to register for these events, go to – http://www.erinoakkids.ca/Event-Cal…

Autism Ontario

Kerry’s Place

Kids Pathways Peel/CDRCP (Child Development Resource Connection Peel)

This workshop is meant to help families understand the diagnosis and become orientated to the services in Peel that are available for children and youth with ASD

Peel Behavioural Services (PBS)

This workshop is for mediators and will focus on identifying the possible triggers for aggression, discuss coping strategies such as relaxation techniques, and encouraging self control through incentives.

Other Events

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