Posted on January 5, 2015 5:17 pm

Supporting Independent Living Skills for ASD/DD Individuals

Supporting the Independent Living Skills of Consumers with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Developmental Disabilities (DD)

February 3, 2015, in Chico

February 4, 2015, in Redding

 

Guest Speakers: Kandis Lighthall, retired Autism Program Specialist from Shasta County SELPA and Patty Schetter, Behavioral Analyst from CEDD at the MIND Institute

This workshop will address the skill deficits associated with organizational skills (Executive Functions) that may impact a consumer’s ability to keep track of and organize their time, space and items in their work and home.  Practical strategies for how to support these areas of need will be covered. 

 

Participants will:

Better understand the deficits associated with executive functions that are commons for individuals with ASD/DD.

Be able to implement simple, practical strategies for supporting consumers with cleaning/sorting, managing their personal space and daily activities.

 

Who should attend:

ILS, SLS, and residential providers

Family members and friends who are in a supportive role

Other providers who may need additional information about executive functioning and strategies to   support individuals with these skills deficits. 

 

Time: 8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Registration; 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Workshop

 

Location: February 3rd at the Masonic Family Center

1110 W. East Ave., Chico

February 4th at Northern Valley Catholic Social Services

2400 Washington St., Redding

 

Cost: $10.00 per person (3 Title 17 CEU’s will be provided)

 

To register for Chico go to http://ef-chico.eventbrite.com

To register for Redding go to http://ef-redding.eventbrite.com

Questions regarding registration contact Brandi Auble at 530-221-9549