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Please get my Child off the Couch": Successful Strategies for Promoting Independence and Self-Advocacy within Individuals with Autism Part 2

  • The Ability Hub 300, 3820 - 24 Ave NW, Calgary (map)

Thursday, September 21
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Ability Hub
300, 3820 - 24 Ave NW, Calgary

"Please get my Child off the Couch": 
Successful Strategies for Promoting Independence and Self-Advocacy within Individuals with Autism
Part 2

Treena Gower Foster, Society for Treatment of Autism & Keelin Mckiernan, Ready, Willing, and Able

We will share strategies to increase your son or daughter's motivation to become independent in all aspects of life including daily living, post-secondary school or training, and employment. Topics discussed will include

  • Independence
  • Self-advocacy
  • The parents' changing role
  • Using reinforcement to increase motivation
  • Community Resources and more…..
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