CES Sessions
All sessions are offered at no cost.

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21 Sep 2017

Part 2 - "Please get my Child off the Couch": Successful Strategies for Promoting Independence and Self-Advocacy within Individuals with Autism

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

We will share strategies to increase your son or daughter's motivation to become independent in all aspects of life including daily living, post-secondary school or training, and employment. Topics discussed will include:
- Independence
- Self-advocacy
- The parents' changing role
- Using reinforcement to increase motivation
- Community Resources
And more........

Poster

22 Jun 2017

Eating Disorders, Body Image, & Youth

Available until: September 30, 2017 - 9:00 PM

In this interactive workshop, you will learn positive strategies to help youth develop a healthy body image, without focusing on weight. We will address risk factors, protective factors, and approaches to prevention and intervention for youth issues with body image, weight bias, and eating disorders. This workshop is recommended for parents, teachers, and other allied adults who work with youth.

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02 Oct 2017

ADHD is Awesome!

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

ADHD is often thought of in terms of its symptoms and associated problems. Unfortunately, a deficit-based approach, focusing on what is wrong, can be very impairing for children and their families. However, there are so many positive qualities of ADHD that need to be celebrated! In this session, you will learn about why ADHD is awesome and the assets children with ADHD possess. Importantly, you will also learn how to help children learn to embrace their awesomeness and boost them to success.

Poster

12 Oct 2017

The New Guidelines on Screen Time for Preschool-Aged Children: The Importance of Interaction in Early Language Acquisition

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

In a world where 'screen time' is rapidly increasing, how we interact with our children is changing. We will present the revised guidelines on digital media use from the American Academy of Pediatrics (released in October 2016) with a focus on the impacts of screen time on the development of language in the preschool years.

Poster

19 Oct 2017

Disability Tax Credit and RDSP Workshop

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The RDSP is a program for those that qualify for the Disability Tax Credit and are under the age of 60. There is up to $70,000 in grants and $20,000 in bonds that can be collected until their 49th year. Come get all your questions answered about he Disability Tax Credit and Registered Disability Saving Plan.

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23 Nov 2017

What's next after High School for your Child with Autism Spectrum Disorder? What's possible - What's practical

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Graduating from high school is a major milestone and an opportunity for young people and their parents to celebrate this achievement. For some families living with autism it can also be a scary time, as thoughts turn to "what's next?" Many young adults want to get a job after high school or pursue further education and training - but some individuals are simply not ready yet. Going to college or getting a job can be a big step at 18, especially if adolescents don't have all the skills yet to be successful. What options are available to keep emerging adults on the autism spectrum socially and intellectually engaged while they are preparing for the next step in the journey to adulthood (continued education, employment and independent living)?

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