Autism spectrum disorders

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ANNUAL CONFERENCE                                                                                            Friday October 12TH 2018 9:00 AM TO 4:30 PM

Discovering the Possibilities with  Visual Strategies for Autism                            Meeting the Communication, Behavior & Social Skill Challenges in Autism

GUEST SPEAKER                                                                                                           Linda Hodgdon Éd., CCC-orthoph.

Participant Objectives:

  • Identify significant factors in learning and functioning style that affect communication.
  • Informally assess an individual’s communication strengths and challenges.
  • Recognize situations where communication breakdowns can affect understanding, behavior and participation in social opportunities.
  • Use the Guide for Assessing Behavior Situations to identify causes of behavior problems.
  • Develop visual tools to support communication, behavior & social skills
  • Identify uses for a range of low tech to high tech tools such as iPads, Apps and video for meeting communication & learning needs.

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The prevalence of autism is constantly increasing to shocking levels!

PRÉVALENCEIn Quebec, 1 child in 64 between the ages of 5 to 17 receives a diagnosis of autism.

In Canada, 1 child in 66 between the ages of 5 to 17 receives a diagnosis of autism. (Public Health Agency of Canada, 2018)

In the United-States 1 child in 59 will receive a diagnosis of autism, (Center for Disease Control, 2018)

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