Sonoma County Autism Resources

Autism Seminar—Social Skill Development

20th October 2008

Autism Seminar—Social Skill Development

Friday, 10-24-08: 1-3pm at Sonoma State University, Salazar Hall, room 2016.

Topic: Overview of emotional development & primary social skill deficits of autism, plus ideas for social skill development using Social Stories
Presenter: Suzanne Tribbey, MA, NCSP, North County Consortium Preschool Psychologist

University Credit  &/or Continuing Education Units

Register: online at SSU Extended Education:  www.sonoma.edu/exed or call 664-2394
-  OR  at 1st Meeting
Drop In:  $20 Voluntary Donation

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13th October 2008

Autism Seminar—Behavioral Skill Development

Friday, 10-17-08: 1-3pm at Sonoma State University, Salazar Hall, room 2016.

Topic: Behavioral Skill Development: Overview of Antecedent-Behavior-Consequence models & practical tips for the fundamentals of their use.

Presenter: Rose Velasquez, MS, School psychologist with advanced training in Behavior Analysis, Special Education Local Plan Area Program Specialist, and past Special Education administrator and principal.

University Credit  &/or Continuing Education Units

Register: online at SSU Extended Education:  www.sonoma.edu/exed or call 664-2394
-  OR  at 1st Meeting
Drop In:  $20 Voluntary Donation

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6th October 2008

Lil’ Red: A Play About Independence and Safety

It’s a big world out there, and there are a lot of things we need to do to keep us safe. This is the story of Lil’ Red, an independent, smart, responsible young lady making her way in the world and trying to keep safe.

Come and follow her on a journey though the transit mall, parental advice, dating tips, bus tactics, chat rooms, cell phones, and more. Lil’ Red was designed by and for individuals with special needs, ages middle school through young adulthood.

Where: Alchemia Theatre for Life Program, 6th Street playhouse in Santa Rosa

When: October 7th from 12:30-1:30 and October 12th from 3:00-4:00.

For more information and to RSVP, call Liz Jahren at 547-7644.

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1st October 2008

Parent Forum

The Family Resource and Advocacy Center will host it’s 4th Parent Forum on October 8th from 6:00-8:00pm. This will be a great opportunity to understand what causes certain behaviors, learn some easy-to-use strategies for managing behavior, and ask questions you have.

Presenter: Xavier Polk, Ph.D. has been working as a psychologist and behavior consultant for over 25 years.

Childcare will be provided. RSVP to Sybil at 524-6725

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