Understanding Autism & Strategies for Relationship Building
December 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CSTFree
The Place for Children with Autism will be hosting this event (sponsored by The Whiting Family YMCA) which is geared towards parents who have a child with autism or providers who work with children with autism. This workshop will discuss what is autism and what are the characteristics? Following, strategies will be discussed related to:
- Increasing communication
- Increasing social skills
- Decreasing challenging behaviors
All of the strategies discussed will promote positive behavior changes and positive relationships between the parent and child.
About the speaker:
Dr. Carly Lapin, Ph.D., BCBA-D is the director of outreach at The Place for Children with Autism. She has conducted research in the field of autism related to increase rapport between staff-children in ABA therapy settings and research on toilet training. The Place for children with autism provides full day (8am-4:30pm) ABA therapy in a pre-school like setting for children ages 2-6 years old.