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A Running Start to Success: Essential Teaching Strategies for ASD

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Holiday Inn St. John's-Govt Center

180 Portugal Cove Road

St. John's, NL A1B 2N2

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ASNL Presents "Geneva Centre for Autism Training; A Running Start to Success: Essential Teaching Strategies for Individuals with Autism"

Learn about the teaching strategies that are essential for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). In this interactive workshop participants will learn about:

The characteristics of Autism Spectrum Disorder

The unique learning styles of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Evidence-based strategies for individuals with ASD based on the principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis

Selecting and individualizing strategies in a variety of settings

About the Facilitator

ADRIANA KARKA – BIO

Adriana Karka has been with Geneva Centre for Autism since 2007 first as a Provincial Autism Resource Consultant and currently as a member of the Training Institute Faculty. After completing her undergraduate studies at the University of Toronto and post-graduate studies at Montclair State University in New Jersey, Adriana has spent her working career in the field of autism and special education. Adriana has been an accomplished music therapist and behaviour specialist for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other intellectual and developmental disabilities for 15 years. She previously spent five years with the Autism Intervention Program at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO). In addition, Adriana provided early intervention services and music therapy in both Chicago's Easter Seals Developmental Centre as well as the Montclair State University’s Music Therapy clinic “Music Aids Growth in Children” (MAGIC) in New Jersey.

Adriana is fully bilingual and provides training and consultation both in English and French. She is also fluent in Lithuanian and has travelled to Eastern Europe as a guest lecturer on autism and special education.

In her present role at the Geneva Centre for Autism, Adriana is responsible for travelling to and providing training in Canadian and international communities, creating and developing training courses, and consulting various medical and educational personnel in their work with individuals on the autism spectrum.

More details will be coming soon! Check www.autism.nf.net for updates.

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Holiday Inn St. John's-Govt Center

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