[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Never been to Canada? Now is an excellent time to learn from the best and have fun with experts all for the autism cause. Fly to Edmonton Alberta on October 16th to see the most highly sought after speakers in the world on autism spectrum disorders.
After you learn about social stories and dealing with bullies from Carol Gray for a day, listen to Dr. Attwood discuss the nature of friendships and how to encourage them in those with autism. After the conference is over, spend some time in Alberta’s capital seeing the sights and taking in world famous West Edmonton Mall.
During the following week, travel three hours south to Calgary Alberta, Stampede Country and previous host to the Winter Olympics.
For more information go to: www.keystotreasures.com
or call 1-877-482-1555 and ask for Matt
Improving the Social Equation in Autism Spectrum Disorders:
Social Stories, Friendship, and Bullying
This workshop is designed for parents and professionals working on behalf of school age children (2-21) with autism spectrum and social-communication disorders.
October 18 : Tony Attwood – 9:15 am – 5:00 pm
The developmental stages in the understanding and nature of friendship and strategies to encourage friendship skills in children and adolescents with Asperger’s syndrome and High-Functioning Autism.
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
A new educational and therapy program to help manage emotions, especially anxiety, depression and anger.
Seats are limited and are filling up fast.
Click here to register at the early bird fee.
Carol Gray (October 17)
Carol Gray is a gifted teacher, speaker and author. Numerous parents and professionals, as well as the children with whom they live and work, have been helped by Carol’s innovative ideas. She was first known for her Social Stories, but has also researched and spoken about bullying and other relevant topics. Carol is the editor of the Jenison Autism Journal, and is a consultant to students with ASD through the Jenison Public Schools (Jenison, Michigan).
Dr. Tony Attwood (October 18)
Dr. Attwood is a world-renowned expert on Asperger’s Syndrome and author of the best-selling book of that name. Dr. Attwood has spoken around the world on Asperger’s. Dr. Attwood has an Honors Degree in Psychology from the University of Hull, Masters Degree from the University of Surrey and Ph.D. from the University of London. Dr. Attwood maintains a clinical practice that includes clients in the United Kingdom, New Zealand, Australia, Canada and the United States. His interest in Asperger’s dates from work he began in 1971 with children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]