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January 2020

Understanding Autism

22 Jan @ 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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February 2020

Tips and Tools for Homes and Schools

11 Feb @ 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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Tips and Tools for Homes and Schools

27 Feb @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Garfield Community Center, 10 S. Kedzie Room 205, Chicago, IL 60612
Chicago, IL 60612 US
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Tips and Tools for Homes and Schools Workshop Description: Classroom & home strategies meant to address academic/social/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 PDs or 2 EI credits, General Certificate of Completion offered upon request.  Parking: Street parking is free and available,…

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March 2020

Not So Puzzling: Autism & Social Narratives

11 Mar @ 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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Comprendiendo el Autismo

18 Mar @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Garfield Community Center, 10 S Kedzie Ave Room 205, Chicago, IL 60612
Chicago, IL 60612 US
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**This training is in Spanish ONLY.** Spanish Description Descripción del taller: Un resumen sobre el autismo. 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 revise las señales de la calle. El estacionamiento también está disponible al lado en el estacionamiento del edificio, pero solo…

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Visual Supports for Social Emotional Learning

24 Mar @ 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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April 2020

The 7 Considerations of Autism: ASD & the IEP

14 Apr @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
King Community Center, 4314 S. Cottage Grove Room 106, Chicago, IL 60653
Chicago, IL 60653 US
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The 7 Considerations of Autism: ASD & the IEP Workshop Description: Learn to advocate for your child with autism by becoming familiar with the state guidelines surrounding autism spectrum disorder and the development of the IEP.  **This training is for parents/family and caregivers only.** Credits Offered: General Certificate of Completion  Attendees will receive a reminder phone call the week of the training. Please arrive by 10 AM to ensure we can begin the training on time. Please note: Children are not permitted; please make…

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Consejos y Apoyos Estructurados Para la Casa y la Escuela

22 Apr @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Garfield Community Center, 10 S Kedzie Ave Room 205, 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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Building Literacy Skills in Children with Autism

29 Apr @ 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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May 2020

Understanding Autism

14 May @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
King Community Center, 4314 S. Cottage Grove Room 106, Chicago, IL 60653
Chicago, IL 60653 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 ISBE or 2 Early Intervention credits, General Certificate of Completion offered upon request.  Attendees will receive a reminder phone call the week of the training. Please arrive by 10 AM to ensure we can begin the training on time. Please note: Children are not permitted; please make childcare arrangements prior to the training. Questions? Call 312-747-8571 --------------------------------------------------------------

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SPANISH ONLY Estrategias Para Mejorar las Habilidades del Alfabetismo en Niños con Autismo

20 May @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Garfield Community Center, 10 S Kedzie Ave Room 205, 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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Understanding Autism

29 May @ 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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June 2020

Tips and Tools for Homes and Schools

10 Jun @ 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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Piense Afuera de la Burbuja: Estrategias Para Ayudarle a Crear Actividades de Aprendizaje y Adaptaciones para Niño/as con Autismo

10 Jun @ 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:  Poder o no. A veces caemos en la trampa de pensar que un niño/a con autismo no se involucra en una actividad o con un juego / juguete porque no quiere hacerlo. Considere la diferencia entre lo que un niño/a no puede o no quiere hacer. A menudo, como padres y educadores, somos los que debemos pensar afuera de la burbuja para promover la interacción entre el niño/a y una actividad. Comprendiendo las áreas de desarrollo que impacta el…

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Tips and Tools for Homes and Schools

23 Jun @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Garfield Community Center, 10 S. Kedzie Room 205, Chicago, IL 60612
Chicago, IL 60612 US
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Tips and Tools for Homes and Schools Workshop Description: Classroom & home strategies meant to address academic/social/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 PDs or 2 EI credits, General Certificate of Completion offered upon request.  Parking: Street parking is free and available,…

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