Upcoming Events

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Adults with Autism: Employment skills training

DATE:Wednesday 27th May 2015
VENUE:69 University Street, Belfast/ Room 0G/007 
TIME:14.00 – 16.00
REGISTRATION:To book please e-mail
SPEAKER:Dr Angelika Anderson, Senior Lecturer at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia is back in Belfast for a short workshop.

Dr Anderson about her work: "I think the work we are doing with adults in a working environment is really exciting and brings up a range of issues that make interesting workshop / discussion issues.  Essentially we trialled three strategies:

1. Antecendent/preventative package, including video priming,
2. Modeling procedures (comparing video and in vivo modeling) in teaching job specific skills, and
3. Self-management procedures to increase rates of productivity.

The project is situated in the context of a not for profit organisation within the community. Other data on interventions for adults with ASD make for an interesting discussion about a focus on antecedent interventions (i.e., inclusive paradigm) versus solely focusing on addressing skill deficits (i.e., medical paradigm).   I think both are needed, just as you address health issues and provide individual therapies for individuals in wheelchairs as well as wheelchair ramps.'  Dr Anderson previously presented at the CBA/QUART conference in 2011.

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Training for Teachers and Parents living and working with Autism Spectrum Disorder 2014-15

CBA in collaboration with, 'Parents' Education as Autism Therapists (PEAT)', are offering five training events as part of the ongoing Big Lottery Fund project:

"Educational Inclusion for Children and Young People with Autism Spectrum Disorder."  The details for each event are below, for further information and registration forms contact the PEAT office, Tel: 028 90 324 882 or e-mail:
The titles and dates for the workshops are listed below. They will take place in the Peter Froggatt Centre, Queen's University Belfast.

TITLE: Event 1, Understanding and managing behaviour in children with Autism Spectrum
Disorder (ASD)
DATE: Friday 3rd October 2014
TIME: 10.00-4.00pm

TITLE: Event 2, Understanding Adults with ASD
DATE: Friday 28th November 2014 10am-4pm

TITLE: Event 3, Autism in the classroom: One size doesn’t fit all!
DATE: Friday 30th January 2015
TIME: 10.00-3.00pm

TITLE: Event 4, Concepts and models of intervention for ASD
DATE: Friday 6th March 2015
LOCATION: David Bates 01/006

TITLE: Event 5, Autism and Transitions
DATE: Friday 19th June 2015
LOCATION:  School of Sociology and Social Work 01/037

Online registration at ‘Training and Events’ for all above events.  For more information  contact or telephone 02890324882. 

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