To provide information and support to family members, professionals, and individuals affected by Autism.
To encourage, support, promote and advocate for quality education, treatment, services and equipment for persons, and
their families, affected by Autism.
To raise public awareness about Autism Spectrum Disorders.
To promote and support research into the cause and treatment of Autism.
The Autism Society of Prince Edward Island in partnership
with Holland College is proud to present a workshop entitled
“SUPPORTING SCHOOL SUCCESS
& PREVENTING BEHAVIOR”
Presented by Cynthia Howroyd, SLP.
Date: Saturday, October 20th, 2012
Location: Holland College (Room location #81 W Main Entrance)
Supporting Success in School with Behavioral Supports
The morning workshop describes how using positive behavioral supports at school can prevent problem behavior and support learning and interaction. Supports are reviewed for being included with peer groups, communicating and interacting with specific peers, coping with school stressors such as noise and large groups, and learning both functional and academic skills. Specific strategies for are discussed using group participation and case illustrations.
Using Apple Apps to Support Social & Academic Skills
The afternoon workshop will describe how the use of the iPAD can support various aspects of educational programs, including communication, social interaction, reinforcement, math, reading and reading comprehension, and fine motor skills, writing and composition. Specific case illustrations and applications will be discussed.
Cynthia Howroyd is a regular speaker on best practices in the autism field throughout the Maritimes. Cynthia has worked as an Speech Language Pathologist since 1990 and has extensive experience in the field of autism. She has taught graduate-level autism and special needs coursework in Canada and the U.S. and has presented at conferences internationally. She has also completed doctorate-level coursework in Special Education. As creator of AutismPro, online curriculum and course software, she has won several awards for her innovative work in autism. She also consults with families and schools throughout the Maritimes, including in PEI. Contact her at Cynthia@howcreative.org, or by calling 902 220 8415.
To register for this workshop please contact Nathalie at the Autism Society of PEI at 566-4844 or email Nathalie@autismsociety.pe.ca.
Names will be pre-registered for the workshops and payments will be collected the morning of the presentation with doors opening at 8:30am. Payments can be made in cash or cheque. All cheques are to be made payable to the Autism Society of PEI.
Paid Family Members of the Autism Society:$20.00 for 2 attendees
Holland College Student Rate: (Please show a valid student ID):$10.00
Student Rate: $20.00
Non-Member Family rate: $30.00 (includes Society membership)
Please note: There will be an hour lunch break between 12:00-1:00pm. Lunch will not be provided.
Be sure to register early! This workshop will fill up fast.