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September 2019

Building Literacy Skills in Children with Autism

18 Sep @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Garfield Community Center, 10 S. Kedzie Room 205, Chicago, IL 60612
Chicago, IL 60612 US
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Building Literacy Skills in Children with Autism Workshop Description: Strategies for a positive and enjoyable reading experience and to reduce frustrations that may occur. Participants will be better equipped with creative ideas to build and promote literacy in children with autism. Credits Offered: 2 PDs or General Certificate of Completion offered upon request.  Parking: Street parking is free and available, but please double check the street signs. Parking is also available next door in the building's parking lot, but only in the middle…

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Not So Puzzling: Autism & Social Narratives

24 Sep @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
King Community Center, 4314 S Cottage Grove Ave Room 106, Chicago, IL 60653
Chicago, IL 60653 US
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 Not So Puzzling: Autism & Social Narratives Workshop description: Individuals with autism struggle with social deficits and difficulties with change. Learn to help using a social narrative- a short story that uses words/pictures to understand a specific situation, event, place, or person. Participants will leave with a better understanding of how to write and use a social narrative.   Credits offered: 2 ISBE credits. General certificate of completion offered upon request.  Attendees will receive a reminder phone call the week of the training. Please…

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Consejos y Apoyos Estructurados Para la Casa y la Escuela

25 Sep @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Garfield Community Center, 10 S Kedzie Ave Room 202, Chicago, IL 60612
Chicago, IL 60612 US
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Spanish Description Descripción del taller: Este taller presenta estrategias para la casa y el salón de escuela para asistir con las metas sociales, y el ocio de un niño con autism o retrasos en el desarrollo. Este taller es para padres, educadores y profesionistas. El taller en esta fecha solo sera an español.  Creditos ofrecidos: 2 PDs o 2 creditos de intervencion temprana. Certificado de finalización general tambien disponible.  Estacionamiento: El estacionamiento en la calle es gratuito y está disponible, pero por favor…

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October 2019

Estrategias Para Mejorar las Habilidades del Alfabetismo en Niños con Autismo

16 Oct @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Garfield Community Center, 10 S Kedzie Ave Room 202, Chicago, IL 60612
Chicago, IL 60612 US
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Descripción del taller: El tiempo de lectura puede ser una experiencia frustrante para los niños que aprenden de manera diferente, así como para sus padres o cuidadores. Esta sesión presentará 4 estrategias que pueden disminuir efectivamente esta frustración y proporcionar un ambiente de aprendizaje agradable y productivo. Al final de esta sesión, los asistentes entenderán cómo individualizar la experiencia de lectura para un niño con autismo. Aprenderán los beneficios de incorporar los intereses del niño en la actividad de aprendizaje, usar…

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Tips and Tools for Homes and Schools

17 Oct @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
King Community Center, 4314 S. Cottage Grove Room 106, Chicago, IL 60653
Chicago, IL 60653 US
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Tips and Tools for Homes and Schools Workshop Description: Classroom & home strategies that address academic, social, and leisure goals of a child with autism and/or developmental delays. Content focus on early education. Participants will leave with visual tools to use at home or in the classroom. This workshop will have an hour long break for attendees to have lunch on their own. Credits Offered: 4 ISBE or 2 Early Intervention credits, General Certificate of Completion offered upon request.  Attendees will receive…

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Visual Supports for Social Emotional Learning

23 Oct @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Garfield Community Center, 10 S. Kedzie Room 205, Chicago, IL 60612
Chicago, IL 60612 US
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Visual Supports for Social Emotional Learning Workshop Description: Strategies to support social-emotional development in young children and prevent challenging behavior. Participants will leave with visual tools to use. Credits Offered: 2 PDs or General Certificate of Completion offered upon request.  Parking: Street parking is free and available, but please double check the street signs. Parking is also available next door in the building's parking lot, but only in the middle and nowhere along the fence. Additional parking is available across the street in…

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November 2019

Little Friends Toilet Training Workshop

14 Nov @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
King Community Center, 4314 S Cottage Grove Ave Room 106, Chicago, IL 60653
Chicago, IL 60653 US
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This workshop will provide parents and professionals with strategies for developing a toilet training program for home or school settings. At the end of the workshop, participants will know how to implement a toileting program. Specific topics that will be addressed include emotional, communicative and developmental issues, rewards, toileting chairs, toileting readiness, urine training, bowel training, and overcoming some of the most difficult problems when toilet training children with developmental disabilities. The Little Friends Visual Toilet Training program will also be…

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Understanding Autism

20 Nov @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Garfield Community Center, 10 S. Kedzie Room 205, Chicago, IL 60612
Chicago, IL 60612 US
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Understanding Autism An Overview For Families & Professionals Workshop Description: An overview for families and professionals that addresses the core characteristics of autism spectrum disorders. Credits Offered: 2 PDs or 2 EI credits, General Certificate of Completion offered upon request.  Parking: Street parking is free and available, but please double check the street signs. Parking is also available next door in the building's parking lot, but only in the middle and nowhere along the fence. Additional parking is available across the street in the Bobby…

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