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In-Class Custom Training

You can book a training event at your location to benefit from a workshop style with active participation. Please see below for available trainings​​.

Where: Your location or as a Webinar

Language: English or French

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Available Custom Training

Autism Intervener Certificate Course – In-Class

Two Full Days (12 hours)

Includes Certificate of Achievement

Description: In this intensive two-day course, participants will gain a thorough understanding of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and an overview of current intervention techniques. Content will include diagnostic characteristics, current theories regarding causation, learning styles and teaching essentials, communication challenges, social skill difficulties, sensory processing differences and anxiety. This course will include instruction, interactive group discussions and activities, video examples and case studies.

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the key characteristics associated with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) 
  • Describe the internal and external factors that may affect the way an individual with ASD responds to various environmental stimuli
  • Discuss the relationship between these factors and challenging behaviour
  • Identify a variety of intervention strategies to support /address challenges an individual with ASD may experience
  • Highlight the need for individualized support plans

We recommend this course to: This course is designed for people who are or will be supporting an individual with ASD. Participants must attend BOTH dates in the same session to complete the course and receive a certificate.

Principles of ABA for Teaching and Intervention – In-Class

Two Full Days (12 hours)

Includes Certificate of Achievement

Description: This intensive two-day certificate course provides a strong foundation for the delivery of high quality ABA-based services. Upon completion, participants will have a thorough understanding of the principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) and will be able to use these principles effectively. The course content will focus on skill building and supporting positive behaviour.

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Operationally define target behaviours and skills to teach
  • Describe and use a variety of data collection techniques and identify the most appropriate for each situation
  • Describe and use errorless learning teaching techniques including prompting, shaping, chaining and reinforcement
  • Describe and use prompting procedures and reinforcers when teaching new skills and replacing maladaptive behaviours
  • Describe and use techniques to maintain learned skills and support generalization

This session also includes group activities to give participants the opportunity to apply their learning and practice using the ABA techniques discussed in the course.

We recommend this course to: This course is designed for people who are or will be supporting an individual with ASD. Participants must attend BOTH dates in the same session to complete the course and receive a certificate.

Coping with Anxiety & Autism Spectrum Disorder: Techniques that Help

Webinar or In-Class

Full Day: 6 hours
Half Day: 3 hours

Learn about the impact of mild to severe anxiety in the daily lives of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder. This training will include examples of first-hand accounts, indicators of anxiety, assessment tools, and effective interventions that may decrease anxiety and enhance self-regulation.

Learning Objectives:

  • Define anxiety as a mental state and as a diagnosis
  • Identify potential causes of anxiety for individuals with ASD
  • Explain how assessment tools are used to identify anxiety triggers
  • Be able to develop an intervention plan based on anxiety assessment tools
  • Describe a variety of interventions to assist individuals with the reduction of anxiety

 This is an intermediate level training

Sensory Processing in ASD: Understanding and Supporting the Challenges

Webinar or In-Class

Full Day: 6 hours
Half Day: 3 hours

This training takes a deeper look at the nature of sensory processing differences experienced by individuals on the autism spectrum. Participants will gain an understanding of the variations of sensory differences and challenges that may exist. They will also learn what to look for in individuals and their environments in order to identify sources of sensory disruptions and determine the most effective means for addressing them.

Learning Objectives:

  • Define sensory processing, sensory integration, and sensory diet
  • Describe hyper- and hypo-reactivity
  • Discuss the automatic (sensory) function of behaviour
  • Introduce sensory assessment tools
  • Describe intervention options from the sensory diet perspective

This is an intermediate level training

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ABA Essentials

Webinar or In-Class

Full Day: 6 hours (no half-day available)

When teaching new skills to people with autism, Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) has the longest history of effective evidence-based success. This introductory level training will provide an overview of the principles of ABA, highlight how these principles can be applied in everyday settings, and clarify the differences between ABA and Intensive Behavioural Intervention (IBI). Participants will be introduced to several ABA teaching methods that can be used to develop a wide variety of skills in different settings with different age groups. This training will benefit anyone who provides direct support, therapy, or education to individuals with autism spectrum disorder.

Learning Objectives:

  • Principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) including prompting, reinforcement and generalization
  • How to apply ABA principles when teaching new skills
  • Intensive, Natural Environment and Incidental Teaching methods
  • Data collection techniques

This is an intermediate level training

Essential Teaching Strategies for Individuals with Autism

Webinar or In-Class

Full Day: 6 hours
Half Day: 3 hours

Learn about the teaching strategies that are essential for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), and how to implement them in different environments. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the unique learning styles of individuals with ASD
  • Learn functional skill building and how to use structure to enhance learning
  • Learn about teaching choice making; communication and social skills; relaxation and self-management techniques

This is an introductory level training

Webinar or In-Class

Full Day: 6 hours
Half Day: 3 hours

Whether you are supporting an individual with autism spectrum disorder at school, community, or at home, there may be times you ask yourself “Why do they do that?” This training will help you answer this question by introducing you to several basic principles of applied behaviour analysis and by highlighting the relationship between the characteristics of ASD and the presentation of behaviours.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize the impact the characteristics of ASD may have on a individual’s behaviour
  • List the common functions of behaviour
  • Look for triggering and maintaining factors of behaviour

This is an introductory level training

Webinar or In-Class

Full Day: 6 hours
Half Day: 3 hours

Enhance your knowledge and understanding of unique challenges for children with ASD and the impact on learning and development. Better support families as you learn how to foster joint attention  and social awareness in young children with ASD. Analyse routines and determine strategies to develop a child’s self-regulation and communication skills, reduce anxiety, and improve their participation. This training will give educators of children up to age six practical tools for their inclusive learning environments.

This training supports, but is not limited to, staff in the following roles:

  • Classroom teachers
  • Support staff
  • Early Childhood Educators
  • Daycare staff

This is an introductory level training

Supporting Daily Transitions for Individuals with ASD

Webinar or In-Class

Full Day: 6 hours
Half Day: 3 hours 

Change is difficult. For an individual with Autism, many things such as social events and transitions can cause anxiety. Without the right support techniques, these situations can be stressful for everyone involved and even lead to challenging behaviour. In this full day training, you will learn a collaborative approach to support individuals through transitions that incorporates ABA techniques to meet each goal in the day.

This is an intermediate level training

 

A Picture Is Worth 1000 Words: Using Visuals with Students with Autism

Webinar or In-Class

Half Day Only: 3 hours

Students with ASD may have difficulty processing auditory information.  Participants will come away with an understanding of how to incorporate different visual strategies into a learner’s day. Information regarding a variety of print and web-based resources to develop visuals and implement visuals will be reviewed. Participants will develop a plan to create individualized visual systems in the school environment. 

Learning Objectives

  • Improve both receptive and expressive communication skills
  • Present instructions
  • Provide structure
  • Organize tasks and the environment
  • Build new skills
  • Teach time concepts and help with transitions, etc.

This is an intermediate level training

Webinar or In-Class

Half Day Only: 3 hours

Learn essential support strategies for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD),  and how to implement them in recreation settings.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize the unique characteristics and learning profiles of individuals with ASD
  • Learn essential strategies such as visual supports, reinforcement and task analysis
  • Encourage communication and social skill development and help decrease challenging behaviour
  • Identify how and when to use strategies to effectively support individuals participating in recreation activities

This training supports, but is not limited to, staff in the following roles:

  • Summer, March Break camps
  • Community recreation programs
  • Sports programming
  • Respite and care giving
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MEDICAL TRAINING: Supporting Individuals with ASD in Medical, Dental and Community Health Settings

Webinar or In-Class

Half Day Only: 3 hours

Learn essential support strategies for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), and how to implement them in community health environments.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize the unique characteristics and learning profiles of individuals with ASD
  • Enhance their environments with essential strategies such as visual supports, communication tools and reinforcement
  • Use strategies to decrease challenging behaviour
  • Identify how and when to use strategies to effectively support individuals in community health environments 

This is an intermediate level training

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Autism in the Community: Effective Support and Response Strategies

Webinar or In-Class

Half Day Only: 3 hours

This is a beginner level training   

Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) may respond to situations in the community differently due to their unique communication, sensory and learning abilities. Sometimes these responses can lead to challenging behaviour. This training focuses on teaching support strategies to effectively respond and promote inclusion in the community.  

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn the diagnostic characteristics and unique learning profiles of individuals with ASD
  • Learn essential behaviour support strategies to effectively respond to various situations in the community
  • Discuss proactive environmental changes and communication approaches which promote inclusion  

This training supports staff in the following roles:

  • First responders such as Police officers, Security personnel, Paramedics, etc.  
  • Community and customer service such as Librarian, Customer Service Rep, Public Transportation staff
  • Attractions, Hospitality and Tourism  

Training examples and discussions/activities can be adapted to meet individual group needs.  

This is a beginner level training