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NEWS BULLETIN
17 October 2003

ANNOUNCING EVENTS OF AUTISM INTEREST THIS WEEK

October 18, 2003, in Whitby, Region of Durham
Current Directions and Findings in Autism Research
Featuring Guest Speakers Dr Wendy Roberts and Dr Jeanette Holden
Where: Durham District School Board Auditorium, 400 Taunton Road East, Whitby
Time: 9:00 a.m. -  3:30 p.m.
Click for registration form and more details.
 

Tuesday, October 21, 2003, 7-9 pm, in Kitchener
Official launch of New Autism Collection at Kitchener Public Library
The unique collection of books, videos and other information about Autism Spectrum Disorders, made possible by a generous grant from Waterloo Wellington Autism Services, is to be launched during Ontario Public Library week.  Click for more details
 

Thursday, October 23 and Friday, October 24, in London
Autism Spectrum Disorders in Adults
Conference organized by Regional Support Associates
Click for more information 
 

Friday, October 24, 2003, in Toronto at Edwards Gardens
Celebrate the 30th anniversary of Autism Society Ontario
"It will be a marvelous evening of good food, entertainment and silent auction items - all in support of families living with children with ASD." 
Tickets can be ordered or reserved by contacting the ASO office  416-246-9592. Seating is limited, so make your reservation as soon as possible.
 

Saturday, 25 October 2003, all day
Dufferin Chapter of ASO:
1st Annual Symposium on Autism
Click for full program and registration form
 

October 25, in Kitchener 
Planned Lifetime Networks: Autumn Workshop series
Four Saturdays mornings, in Kitchener
Planning a Good Life Now
Oct. 25: Planning financial security
Phone 519-746-1188 or email plnwwo@sympatico.ca
 

Saturday October 25th, 2003, in Toronto 
Annual Conference of Ontario Association for Families of Children with Communication Disorders 
Thanks to the generous support of the Hospital for Sick Children Foundation, this is the largest event OAFCCD has ever organized. Speakers include: 
-Carla Johnson, Associate Professor, Speech-Language Pathology, University of Toronto on the long term impacts of a communication disorder.
-Kathy Schaffer, Ministry of Education Special education Project, on Individual Education Plans
-Ginny Marx, SLP and Karen Rolston, Teacher with the Kindergarten Language Program at the Toronto Catholic District School Board on phonological awareness.
-Dr. Maria Kokai-Czapar, Psychologist, Deaf and Hard of hearing Program, Toronto Catholic District School Board  on the challenges of growing up with a communication disorder
Click for flyer and registration form
 

October 25 & 26 in Toronto
WORKSHOPS by Dr Patrick McGreevy, at University of Toronto, St. Michael's College
October 25: TEACHING APPROPRIATE SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR TO CHILDREN AND ADULTS WITH
AUTISM AND OTHER DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES
October 26: INTENSIVE TRAINING IN VERBAL BEHAVIOUR - TEACHING LANGUAGE TO
CHILDREN AND ADULTS WITH AUTISM AND OTHER DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES
Registration and Information: email Brookfield Programs at brookfield@sympatico.ca or telephone 416-999-3266.
Please send / leave a message and someone will get back to you as soon as possible.

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