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Behaviour (What to DO about it!)
Presented by: Heather Linski
Thursday, December 12, 2019 | 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Session Location:
Central Alberta Regional Consortium 8 Page Avenue, Red Deer, AB
About the Session:

Pre-requisite: October 7 & 8 Structured Programming for Children and Youth with Autism/Complex Needs (based on TEACCH)


  • prevention assessing the environment and structure
  • plan A/B

Transitions and waiting (with assessments)

Individual behaviour support plans

Behavioural vs.developmental approaches

Case study/videos throughout

Role play/activity

Risk assessments

Q & A

About the Presenter(s):
Heather Linski

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.

Cancellation Policy:

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 npenney@carcpd.ab.ca.

Registration Deadline: December 11, 2019
Cost: $65.00
Focus(es): Inclusive Education
Grade Level(s): K-12
Audience: Administration, Teachers, Educational Assistants Parents, FSCD staff, Community Support Workers Speech Language, Occupational Therapy Interdisciplinary Team Collaboration
Special Notes: October 7 & 8 Structured Programming for Children and Youth with Autism/Complex Needs (based on TEACCH) workshop is required as a prerequisite to this session.