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.

Due to Covid-19, All trainings occurring in April and thereafter will be held via zoom. Please contact info@sfacs.org for more information.

August 31, 2019
9:00 am- 11:00 am      What SFACS Has to Offer

September 7, 2019
9:00 am- 11:00 am      How to use ABA in the Home Setting

September 21, 2019
9:00 am- 11:00 am      Task Analysis
11:00 am- 1:00 pm      Toilet Training for Children with Autism
1:00 pm- 3:00 pm       Goodnight Sweet Dreams

September 28, 2019
9:00 am- 11:00 am      Data Counts
11:00 am- 1:00 pm      What is the function of child behavior?
1:00 pm- 3:00 pm       Managing Behavior in Public

October 5, 2019
9:00 am- 11:00 am      The Power of Reinforcement
11:00 am- 1:00 pm      What is Verbal Behavior?
1:00 pm- 3:00 pm       Using Verbal Behavior in the Home Setting

October 12, 2019
9:00 am- 11:00 am      How Do You Discipline a Child with ASD?

November 2, 2019
9:00 am- 11:00 am      SIB
11:00 am- 1:00 pm      PICA
1:00 pm- 3:00 pm       Elopement

November 23, 2019
9:00 am- 11:00 am      My Picky Eater

December 7, 2019
9:00 am- 11:00 am      What can be Causing Behavior and How can I Help my Child

January 11, 2020
9:00 am- 11:00 am      10 Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew
11:00 am- 1:00 pm      Increasing Your Coping Skills & Your Child’s

February 1, 2020
9:00 am- 11:00 am      Road to Independence
11:00 am- 1:00 pm      Stigma Behind Assisted Living for Children with ASD

February 8, 2020
9:00 am- 11:00 am      Teaching in the Natural Environment
11:00 am- 1:00 pm      Fostering Friendships
1:00 pm- 3:00 pm       Sensory Child

February 22, 2020
9:00 am- 11:00 am      Girls on the Autism Spectrum & Puberty
11:00 am- 1:00 pm      Boys on the Autism Spectrum & Puberty

March 7, 2020
9:00 am- 11:00 am      Parent Perspective on CDC Plus
11:00 am- 1:00 pm      Medicaid & Transition

March 14, 2020 – Trainings have been cancelled for this date. 
9:00 am- 11:00 am      Financial Planning
11:00 am- 1:00 pm      Special Needs Trust
1:00 pm- 3:00 pm       Guardianship

April 4, 2020
9:00 am- 10:00 am      Building Independence
10:00am – 11:00am Improving Compliance
11:00am-12:00pm Let’s Talk Autism

April 18, 2020
9:00 am- 10:00 am      Siblings Supporting Each Other
10:00 am- 11:00 pm      Sibling Groups Moderated by SFACS Staff who have siblings with ASD
11:00 am- 12:00 pm      Let’s Talk Autism, Guest Speaker Ruth Ocampo M.S., LMFT from Healing Hooves Psychotherapy

April 25, 2020
9:00 am- 10:00 am      Speech vs. Language
10:00 am- 11:00 pm      Visual, Visual, Visual and More Visual Guest Speaker Jennifer Funez SLP-A
11:00 am- 12:00 pm      Is my child ready for ACC? Guest Speaker Jennifer Funez SLP-A

May 2, 2020
9:00 am- 10:00 am      YOGA – A Time To Relax, Moderator Marisol Tamez from Connection Coalition
10:00 am- 11:00 am      All Things Physical Therapy, Guest Speaker Donna Rahal P.T.
11:00 am – 12:00 pm All Things Occupational Therapy, Guest Speaker Jazmin Awan MOTR/L

May 9, 2020
9:00 am- 11:00 am      Autism & Seizures, Guest Speaker Michelle Collins from Epilepsy Florida Part 1 & 2
11:00 am- 12:00 pm     Autism & Property Destruction

May 16, 2020
9:00 am- 10:00 am      Preparing for Summer Break

 

SFACS PARENT TRAININGS

These trainings take place weekdays 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).

January 15, 2020
1:00 pm- 2:00 pm       Let’s Talk Autism

February 6, 2020
1:00 pm- 2:00 pm       Let’s Talk Autism