AUTISM COMMUNITY WORKSHOPS

Autism Community Workshops are open to (a) parents of a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or (b) professionals who work in the Autism Field. Workshops are free of charge and will provide training in the methods of Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) and Verbal Behavior (VB), as well as topics related to Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Workshops will be conducted in English; however, printed materials will be available in English and Spanish. Please note, there is no child care available. To RSVP please email info@sfacs.org.

Autism Community Workshops will take place at:
7400 West. 24 Avenue, Hialeah, FL 30016, in the 2nd floor library.

August 25, 2018
9:00 am – 11:00 am     Everything You Need to Know About SFACS – For SFACS Families only

September 8, 2018
9:00 am – 11:00 am     Introduction to ABA
11:00 am – 1:00 pm    How to Use ABA in the Home

September 22, 2018
9:00 am – 11:00 am     Addressing Self-Injurious Behaviors (SIB)
11:00 am – 1:00 pm    Managing Behaviors in Public
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm      How to Collect Data

October 13, 2018
9:00 am – 11:00 am     The Power of Reinforcement
11:00 am – 1:00 pm    What is Verbal Behavior (VB)?
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm      Using Verbal Behavior in the Home Setting
PLEASE NOTE: THE LOCATION FOR THIS TRAINING IS AT THE SCHOOL:
18305 NW 75 PLACE, HIALEAH, FL 33015 – IN THE CAFETERIA

October 20, 2018
9:00 am – 11:00 am     Potty Training
11:00 am – 1:00 pm    Sleep Issues
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm      Autism & Property Destruction

October 27, 2018
9:00 am – 11:00 am     Autism, School Safety & Law Enforcement

November 3, 2018
9:00 am – 11:00 am     PICA
11:00 am – 1:00 pm    Elopement

December 1, 2018
9:00 am – 11:00 am    Coping with Holiday Stress
11:00 am – 1:00 pm    Let’s Talk Autism

December 15, 2018
9:00 am – 11:00 am    Autism & Seizures
11:00 am – 1:00 pm    CPR & Autism

January 12, 2019
9:00 am – 11:00 am     Speech vs. Language
11:00 am – 1:00 pm     Strategies for Encouraging a Non-Verbal Child to Communicate
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm       Ways to Communicate with My Non-Verbal Child with Autism

February 9, 2019
9:00 am – 11:00 am     How Do I Teach Sexuality to a Person with ASD?
11:00 am – 1:00 pm     Sex & Autism
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm       Masturbation

February 23, 2019
9:00 am                       Safety & Autism
Join us for a discussion regarding safety issues that affect individuals diagnosed with Autism.  The Panel includes
Fire Rescue & Paramedic personnel, a 911 operations expert, a water safety specialist & a Police Officer

March 9, 2019
9:00 am – 11:00 am     What Life Skills Do Our Kids with Autism Need to Succeed?
11:00 am – 1:00 pm     Teaching Life Skills Using Task Analysis

April 6, 2019
9:00 am – 11:00 am     Medicaid Waiver
11:00 am – 1:00 pm     Medicaid & Transition

April 20, 2019
9:00 am – 11:00 am      ASD From a Neuroscience Perspective
11:00 am – 1:00 pm      10 Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm        Talking to Neurotypical Children About Autism

May 4, 2019
9:00 am – 11:00 am      My Eloper
11:00 am – 1:00 pm      Let’s Talk Autism

May 11, 2019
9:00 am – 11:00 am     Removing the Stigma of Assisted Living for Children with ASD
11:00 am – 1:00 pm     Let’s Talk About Transition

May 18, 2019
9:00 am – 11:00 am     Guardianship
11:00 am – 1:00 pm     Special Needs Trust
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm       Financial Planning

June 1, 2019
9:00 am – 11:00 am     Autism & Exercise

SFACS PARENT TRAININGS

These trainings take place on Wednesdays from 1:00-2:00 p.m. and are for families of students enrolled in the School (SFACS Parent Trainings will take place at the school in the first floor conference room).

Wed., January 16, 2019 
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm     10 Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew

Wed., March 6, 2019
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm    Let’s Talk Autism

Wed., April 10, 2019
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm    Let’s Talk Autism

Wed., May 8, 2019
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm    Facilitating Speech & Communication

Fri., May 10, 2019 
9:00 am – 10:00 am    TBD