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Autism Ontario- ASD Preparing for Employment and Self Advocacy Skills - Burlington

Autism Ontario-Hamilton Niagara Region

Tuesday, 21 November 2017 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
# of Parents/Caregivers Attending Including Teen/Young Adult with ASD 3h 29m $25.00 $0.00
# of Professionals Attending 3h 29m $25.00 $0.00

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 **REGISTRATION OPENS NOV.10, AT 11AM**

   

 

This interactive workshop series is for teens, young adults with ASD and the individuals (caregivers & professionals) that support them.

 

The goal of this series is for you to feel better equipped with an understanding of yourself, your needs, how to be successful in the workplace, how to positively self-advocate and navigating the workplace social world.

 

Each night builds off the skills and topics from the previous night. Participants will be creating a workplace resource that can be used when applying for jobs and in the workplace.

 

1) Developing Self-Awareness Skills of your Strengths and Challenges

2) Developing your Workplace Accommodations

3) How to Self- Advocate

4) The Hidden Curriculum of the Workplace

 

This workshop will be presented on weekly Tuesday evenings from 6:30pm - 9:00pm in Burlington, conviently right off the QEW.

 

 

-          Tuesday, November 21st

 

-          Tuesday, November 28th

 

-          Tuesday, December 5th

 

-          Tuesday, December 12th

 

 

 A light evening snack will be included.


 

Presenter Biography

 

Paulette A. Goddard


 Supporting individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder, and their families for over 25 years. Following the principles of Applied Behavioural Analysis, creating and delivering training to teachers and parents on a variety of topics: ABA principles, visuals, communications, social skills, self-regulation and many more.


A focus of my work has involved supporting individuals in managing stress/anxiety through developing an awareness of emotional levels, and creating a breath & movement practices teach self-regulation.
Currently I am working with adults on the spectrum, coaching individuals in social understanding, emotional regulation, independent living as well as gaining and keeping employment. Certified in Triple P Stepping Stones, Breath Body Mind, Face Your Fears and PEERS.


Teaching the Transition to Life course, through Integrated Autism Consulting, which supports adults with Asperger in their transition from school to work to independence through planning and setting attainable goals.
Encouraging the freedom to be: at peace, independent.

 

 

Pre-registration is required.

 

This event is intended for  professionals and adults with their teen/young adult with Autism participating in this interactive workshop.  Childcare will not be provided.

  

Due to allergies and sensitivities, please refrain from wearing perfume, cologne, aftershave, or scented products such as hairspray or lotions.

 

Refunds will only be issued for cancellations made before November 20, 2017 at 5pm.


Have questions about Autism Ontario- ASD Preparing for Employment and Self Advocacy Skills - Burlington? Contact Autism Ontario-Hamilton Niagara Region

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Appleby Ice Centre
1201 Appleby Line
Burlington, ON L7L 5H9
Canada

Tuesday, 21 November 2017 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)


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Autism Ontario-Hamilton Niagara Region



General FAQ

1.) Do I need to print out ticket or email confirmations to attend this event?

For most of our events there is no need to print anything, unless the event specifies otherwise.  When you arrive at the event, you will have to check in at the registration desk.  You will be asked for your name and how many people are attending with you.  That's all.

2.) Do I need to bring proof of diagnosis?
No, not needed.  Again, just check in at the registration desk and enjoy the event.

3.) Is there a cost to attend this event?
Almost all of our events are free of charge because the cost is covered by Autism Ontario's Potential Programme, in partnership with Ontario’s Ministry of Children & Youth Services and the local Autism Ontario Chapter.  If there is a cost, you will see it on the registration page when you select how many ticket you want.

4.) Do I need to be a member of Autism Ontario to register and participate?
No.  While membership does provide other great opportunities, events provided through Autism Ontario’s Potential Programme are open to all families of children with ASD, under the age of 18, who reside in Ontario.

 

Vanessa Coens

Community Event Coordinator Hamilton Niagara Region

T. 289-442-0626

www.autismontario.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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