Summit Parent Workshop Series
Tuesday evenings. 6 - 8 p.m. 415 North French Road, Amherst, NY 14228
The Western New York Regional Center for ASD is offering the following free workshops for parents through a grant from the New York State Department of Education. Summit Educational Resources, the University at Buffalo, and the University at Albany are partners in the WNYRCASD which provides support to families and professionals in Niagara, Erie, Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, Allegany, Genesee and Orleans counties. The project primarily addresses the needs of children and young adults with ASD between the ages of 4 and 21 years old.
April 16: Fostering Independence (Vicki Knapp, Ph.D., BCBA-D, Chief Clinical Director - Summit Academy)
Striving for Independence: Teaching Self-Help Skills to People with Autism
The workshop begins with a focus on determining which self-help skills to teach and an additional focus on developing teaching and measurement systems. Specific self-help skill areas will be addressed in detail. Participants will have the opportunity to identify self-help skills and develop a teaching plan with the support of the instructor.