OAARSN CALENDAR OF PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED EVENTS
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Kerry's Place Autism Services: Wellington: Schedule for July-December 2004
Information about the new Resource Centre, support groups and workshops.
September 28 and 29, in Windsor
MAKING CITIZENSHIP REAL: GAINING CONFIDENCE FOR THE JOURNEY
a workshop about "living a real life with the rights and responsibilities of citizens, versus fitting into structured programs and schedules designed by others".
Facilitated by Judith Snow and Martha Leary and hosted by the Windsor-Essex Family Network & Resource Centre.
See full details in flyer: Inside page Outside page
September 30-October 1, 2004, in London
Tools for Excellence--continuing the journey
with Michael Kendrick, Judith Snow, John Lord, and Helen Watson
Sponsored by MCSS and "Are we doing what we say we're doing?"
and organized by Community Living Tillsonburg.
Click for details and registration form
Contact: Children at Risk Ottawa firstname.lastname@example.org
PRESENTATION BY DR. SIMON BARON-COHEN
Early Diagnosis, Psychological Theories of Autism, The Extreme Male Brain,
Teaching Mind Reading to People with Autism
Click for full information
October 14, 2004 in Peterborough
Living with Autism - "Making the Social Connection"
8th Annual Forum on Autism
At the Peterborough Naval Association, Peterborough, On
For more information contact Darlene Remus at email@example.com or Beverly Randall at firstname.lastname@example.org
Sensory Strategies, Make & Take for Children
Click for full details
October 15 and 16, 2004, in Toronto
Communication Disorders and the Whole Child
SPEECH FOUNDATION FALL SYMPOSIUM
See more information
October 17-18, in Hamilton
Canadian National Committee for Police/Mental Health Liaison
in Blue conference. Click for details
October 20, 2004, in Buffalo
Future Horizons presents
Tony Attwood, World Famous Expert on HFA & Asperger’s Syndrome
Adam’s Mark Buffalo-Niagara
Phone (800) 444-2326, Local (716) 845-5100
Registration Fees – Register Early- Seating is Limited!
Professional $135 *Group rate Professional $115
Family Member/Student $110 *Group rate Family/Student $95
Person w/ Autism/Asperger’s $75
*Group is 5 or more people on one check, credit card or purchase order
**Continuing Education Credits available from ASHA/APA and may satisfy state licensing requirements for special education teachers and related special service professionals. Please consult your state’s licensing agency
Future Horizons, Inc. 721
Register online - Go To: www.FutureHorizons-autism.com Fax 817-277-2270
October 22, in
Shirley Sutton presents on
Building Blocks for Gluten Free Living - workshop for professionals
Saturday, October 23, in St. Marys Friendship Centre
Home Sweet Home
One day workshop for people with disabilities, families and service providers to hear about unique and different ways people have created a home for themselves. Join people with disabilities, families and professionals to hear information and stories about:
October 24, 2004, 9am-4pm, in Toronto
Dr Ross Greene, author of The Explosive Child, presents a full day course focusing on children and adolescents who exhibit noncompliance, defiance, oppositional behavior, poor frustration tolerance, intense temper outbursts, verbal or physical aggression, anxiety or marked inflexibility. He will describe a new, effective, practical, and research-based approach that has proven to decrease adversarial teacher-student & parent-child interactions, reduce hostility at school & home, and improve the child’s and adolescent’s capacities for frustration tolerance, flexibility, problem-solving, self-regulation and communication. See full details
October 29-31, 2004, in Danvers, MA
The 10th annual Current Trends in Autism Conference
Featured speakers include: Temple Grandin, Ph.D., Deborah Fein, Ph.D., Rebecca Landa, Ph.D., Susan Bryson, Ph.D., and Margaret L. Bauman, M.D. Conference information/registration can be found at www.ladders.org
Nov. 6, 2004, in York Region
Shirley Sutton presents
Contact: Autism Society Ontario: York Region. Lynda email@example.com
November 10, 11, 12, 2004The Symposium 2004 brochure has been mailed out and is also available on our website.
Geneva Centre International Symposium
at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.
This year you have the option to register on-line at www.autism.net
November 18, 2004, 7-9pm, in
How to Complain Effectively
presented by Ombudsman Ontario.
This interactive session will include:
Where: Bloorview MacMillan Children's Centre
(MacMillan site @ 150 Kilgour Road)
Parking: regular parking rates apply at meters (there is heavy construction in area)
Cost: parents $5.00 and professionals $10.00
Childcare: NOT available
How to register: by phone (Pamela Kearns @ 416-425-6220, ext. 3310) or
November 17-20, at Reno Hilton
2004 Annual TASH Conference,
BLAZING THE TRAIL
The TASH Conference is the largest and most progressive international conference, known for pioneering strategies and blazing trails towards inclusive lives for people with disabilities and their families. You will not want to miss this invigorating conference, which brings together the best hearts and minds in the disability movement, and is jam-packed with over 300 topic specific breakout sessions, exhibits, roundtable discussions, poster sessions and much more.
Visit the conference website http://www.tash.org/2004reno/index.htm for updates and complete information.