Communication is an ongoing, evolving part of parenting a child with ASD. This workshop stresses the importance of functional communication and introduces naturalistic communication strategies that can easily be incorporated into everyday family routines. The facilitator will assist caregivers to identify a developmentally appropriate communication goal.
Caregivers who attend this workshop are eligible for a follow-up, remote consultation (via ZOOM).
Applied Behaviour Analytic Services
18 (6 per session date)
Who is Eligible:
Caregivers of children and youth with a confirmed diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder.
*Reserved for children and families who are not engaged in a similar service with another provider.
Kelly Alves is a full-time faculty member in the Behavioural Science diploma program at Seneca College in King City, Ontario. Her teaching expertise lies in the areas of research design, behavioural interventions for skill acquisition and behaviour reduction with individuals with ASD.
Kelly has more than 20 years community-based experience designing, supervising and assessing behavioural programs for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families. Kelly has a Master of Education from Brock University and is currently enrolled in the Education, Leadership and Policy Doctoral program at the University of Toronto. As a Board Certified Behavior Analyst her research interests include parent/caregiver education, staff training, and curriculum development.