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Autism Ontario - Toronto - Parent Support Group - Addressing Challenging Behaviour Workshop

Autism Ontario - Durham Region and Toronto

Thursday, 26 October 2017 at 12:30 PM (EDT)

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Parent/Guardian/Caregiver   more info 26 Oct 2017 Free  
Professional 26 Oct 2017 Free  

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Join Autism Ontario and Embracing Autism as we join together to host "Addressing Challenging Behaviours" a Workshop lead by Ling Ly Tan BCBA. 

Aseminar for parents, teachers, professionals and students interested in learning how to
address challenging behavior for individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities. This
seminar teaches participants how to define behavior through a behavior analytic perspective. Areas
for identifying likely causes for challenging behavior will be discussed, in addition to selecting and
teaching appropriate behaviours. Participants are exposed to preventive strategies designed to
reduce unwanted behavior as well as reinforcement and consequence based strategies.

This is a great opportunity to meet other parents and caregivers in an informal, relaxed atmosphere to discuss autism and related issues. Our meetings will offer peer-to-peer support as well as special guests and expert speakers. Families will be given the opportunity to share their needs and topics for future meetings.

12:15 pm - Check In

12:30 pm  - 1:45 pm - Toilet Training Workshop

1:45 pm - 2:00 pm - Questions

Ling holds a Master of Applied Disabilities specializing in Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) from Brock University and is a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst. Ling has over 10 years of direct clinical experience implementing ABA and Intensive Behavioural Interventions (IBI). Her clinical experience includes working with individuals ranging from infants at risk at 12 months old up until adulthood, from severe to high functioning individuals diagnosed with autism, developmental disabilities and other behavioural disorders. 

Ling is an active faculty member at Seneca College. She regularly teaches courses for the Autism and Behavioural Sciences Ontario Graduate Certificate Program, is a member of the Seneca’s Program Advisory Committee and also serves as Subject Matter Expert on program and curriculum development. 

At 1to1 Therapy, Ling has developed the clinical and operational infrastructure for the ABA service model. She oversees day to day operations and provides ongoing training, supervision and workshops for clinicians and other professionals. She also supervises BCBA candidates during their field practicum placements.

Ling is extensively trained in the application of Skinner’s Analysis of Verbal Behaviour to teach language and communication. She has over 10 years of experience teaching sign language, PECS, and other electronic communication devices to non-verbal children and youth. Her knowledge and experience also extends to naturalistic and relationship based interventions such as Early Start Denver Model (ESDM) and Pivotal Response Treatment (PRT). Ling incorporates the rigor of ABA through data collection procedures to inform the progress of treatments that target core learning deficits in children with ASD. As a practicing Behaviour Analyst, Ling strongly believes that all clients have the right to treatment that is effective, individualized and comprehensive in scope

Note: This support group is for caregivers only, childcare will not be provided.


Have questions about Autism Ontario - Toronto - Parent Support Group - Addressing Challenging Behaviour Workshop? Contact Autism Ontario - Durham Region and Toronto

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George Webster Elementary School
2 Cedarcrest Blvd
Toronto, ON

Thursday, 26 October 2017 at 12:30 PM (EDT)

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Autism Ontario - Durham Region and Toronto

 Autism Ontario's Potential Programme covering Toronto and Durham Regions.


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

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

Sinthea Chowdhury, Autism Ontario
Community Event Coordinator - Toronto & Durham
1179 King Street West, Ste 4, Toronto ON M6K 3C5  

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