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.

All trainings will be continued to be held via zoom. Please contact info@sfacs.org for more information.

January

29th:

9am PT: Autism: Everything you should know, A High School student living with autism
10am PT: Managing the Challenges of Parenting
11am PT: Teaching Coping Skills

February

5th:

9am PT Girls & Puberty
10am PT Menstrual Cycle – What to expect!
11am PT Boys & Puberty

12th:

9am PT Masturbation & Autism
10am PT How do you reduce public masturbation
11am PT Road to Independence

26th:

9am PT: Preparing for your special needs child’s future by planning for your departure
10am PT: Stigma behind assisted living for children with ASD – Part 1
11am PT: Stigma behind assisted living for children with ASD – Part 2

March

5th:

9am PT: Financial Planner, Guest Speaker Chris Pitera
10am PT: Guardianship, Guest Speaker Fernando Orrego, Esq
11am PT: Special Needs Trust, Guest Speaker Fernando Orrego Esq

12th:

9am PT: Visual, Visual, Visual
10am PT: Speech vs Language
11am PT: Strategies for encouraging a non-verbal child to communicate

April

2nd:

9am PT: ABCs of Medicaid & Transition w/ Almena Gordon, MSW
11am PT: Parent Perspective on CDC Plus w/ Ms. Zahira

16th:

9am ST & PT: Yoga w/ Marisol Tamez – Location TBA
10am PT: Mental Health w/ Ruth Ocampo, M.S., LMFT – Location TBA
11am PT: Let’s Talk Autism