Autism Workshop

Autism Spectrum Disorder affects 1 in 58, with diagnosed rates continuing to dramatically increase. Autism is the fastest growing and most commonly diagnosed neurological disorder in Canada. This course covers the many challenges of living with Autism, including communication, sensory, behaviour, gross motor, fine motor, daily living skills and more. Students learn caregiving roles and requirements and how to deal with challenging behaviour.

Autism Workshop Courses, Autism Workshop Mississauga, Autism Workshop Brampton

PRE-REQUISITES: None

NEXT COURSE START DATES

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May 25, 2019 May 26, 2019 2 Days Sat, Sun 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Scarborough Campus Register Now
July 27, 2019 July 28, 2019 2 Days Sat, Sun 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Mississauga - Malton Campus Register Now
October 26, 2019 October 27, 2019 2 Days Sat, Sun 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Mississauga - Dundas St Campus Register Now
December 07, 2019 December 08, 2019 2 Days Sat, Sun 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Scarborough Campus Register Now

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Autism – what it is – what it means
  • From before diagnosis and through diagnosis
  • First steps to be taken
  • Financial considerations and support
  • Funding, and what to do while waiting for funding
  • Workshops and support groups
  • Making use of volunteers
  • Biomedical Considerations
  • Acceptance and awareness
  • Increased safety issues, 24/7 supervision
  • Therapies: IBI, ABA, Floortime, SonRise, RDI
  • Reinforcement, Rewards, Reinforcement Schedules
  • Speech … Speech and more Speech
  • PECS, Sign, Visuals
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Sensory Considerations
  • Social Inclusion and Modeling Considerations
  • Behaviour
  • Daily Living Skills and Compliance at Home
  • Eating, Sleeping, Toileting
  • Playtime Therapy
  • Video Modelling
  • Having an Autism-Friendly Environment
  • The School System
  • Working with Support Teams
  • Crisis Management and De-Escalation Techniques
  • Your Role as an Autism Care Specialist
Autism Workshop Features from CIMT College
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Duration 10 Hours
Course Fees Contact Us
Faculty Healthcare
Course Level Beginner
Features In Class, Lab, Hands-on Training
Language English

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