The initial content provided in the 2 day intensive workshop will function as the foundation for this multi-disciplinary, TEACCH based programming:
The Culture of Autism
Physical Structure and the Environment
Daily Visual Schedules
Daily Visual Schedules: Behaviour Management continued
Work/Activity Systems introduction
Work Systems: Task Baskets (as we all know them)
Activity Systems: going beyond the walls....
Heather Linski has been a K-12 educator for over 25 years; the past 15 working with complex children and youth. She was the resource teacher for a District Behaviour program, and a District Low Incidence program, as well as teaching in a program for Young Offenders. Most recently she was the Principal of Horizon School, a District Office Coordinator for Autism/Low Incidence and a sessional EA instructor at Red Deer College. Heather holds a B.A. (Psych), B. Ed, and M. Ed (Special Ed.) with a focus in Autism. She has had advanced training at University of North Carolina TEACCH centers, and has implemented school and home-based autism programs for pre-schoolers to adults on the spectrum. In addition, Heather is a certified Trainer for the internationally acclaimed; Studio III-Low Arousal Autism/Behaviour Management program and a certified Neufeld Institute Instructor. Heather currently lives in Red Deer with her husband, and 2 daughters.
Request for cancellation or refund must be received in writing (fax/email) at the CARC office a minimum of 7 FULL days prior to the event start, or registration fees will apply and refunds will not be issued. If you are unable to attend a session and unable to provide seven FULL days’ notice, please feel free to delegate an alternate to attend in your place. CARC also reserves the right to cancel an event within the 7 calendar days due to unforeseen circumstances such as facility closures, terrorist threats, natural disasters or extreme inclement weather (-35 C or colder). Cancellation notices should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Registration Deadline:||September 30, 2019|
|Audience:||Administration, Teachers, Educational Assistants Parents, FSCD staff, Community Support Workers Speech Language, Occupational Therapy Interdisciplinary Team Collaboration|
|Special Notes:||This 2 day workshop is a prerequisite for subsequent sessions in this series.|
Session will run from: 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM