Educational Autism Programs Open to the Public

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AUTISM WORKSHOPS .
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If you are interested in having The Birchtree Center provide customized professional development opportunities or trainings in Applied Behavior Analysis and strategies for working with students with autism, please contact Birchtree’s Outreach Coordinator to discuss your agency’s needs: call 603-433-4192 or email us.

To reserve a place in any upcoming workshops, email us.

For handouts and participant feedback from past workshops, click here.


Jan
14
Wed
2015
Autism Q&A re: Health Topics @ The Birchtree Center
Jan 14 @ 5:30 pm – Jan 14 @ 7:00 pm

Autism Q&A SessionSupporting Your Child’s Health

An Autism Q&A Session for Parents, Guardians & Caregivers

 

Panelists: 

Kimberly Mihelich, RN, School Nurse

Sandra Pierce-Jordan, PhD, BCBA-D, Executive Director/Program Director

Have questions about how to best support the health of your child with autism? Seeking tips to help your whole family cope during cold and flu season? Have other questions about supporting your child and family’s health and safety at home, increasing physical activity, reducing screen time, or preparing for emergencies?

Come to this Autism Q&A Session at The Birchtree Center with your questions for Birchtree’s School Nurse. We’ll start with a brief ten-minute presentation on “Battling Cold and Flu Season,” followed by questions and discussion on health topics for students with autism.

Admission is complimentary and reservations are requested. Complimentary on-site childcare is available by reservation. To reserve your spot, contact The Birchtree Center at 603-433-4192 or by email.

Feb
11
Wed
2015
Autism Q&A re: Your Child’s IEP @ The Birchtree Center
Feb 11 @ 5:30 pm – Feb 11 @ 7:00 pm

Autism Q&A SessionComponents of Your Child’s Individualized Education Program (IEP)—What’s Most Important?

An Autism Q&A Session for Parents, Guardians & Caregivers

 

Panelists:

Shelly Fagen, MIT, Director of Special Education

Emily Hall, MEd, Special Education Case Manager

Sarah Stranger Stein, MAT, Special Education Case Manager

Have questions about the components of your child’s Individualized Education Program (IEP) and what’s most important to include in your child’s IEP?

Come to this Autism Q&A Session at The Birchtree Center with your questions about IEPs. We’ll start with a brief ten-minute presentation on the most important IEP components, followed by questions and discussion.

Admission is complimentary and reservations are requested. Complimentary on-site childcare is available by reservation. To reserve your spot, contact The Birchtree Center at 603-433-4192 or by email.

Mar
11
Wed
2015
Autism Q&A re: Functions of Behavior @ The Birchtree Center
Mar 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Autism Q&A SessionThe Functions of Behavior—Why Is My Child Doing That?

An Autism Q&A Session for Parents, Guardians & Caregivers

 

Panelists:

Julianne Kanner, MS, BCBA, Outreach Behavior Analyst

Blaire Luebkeman, MSEd, BCBA, Behavior Analyst

SeniorCI

, Senior Clinical Instructor

 

Have questions about the functions of behavior and why your child with autism engages in particular , behaviors? Seeking tips to help your whole family cope with interfering behaviors?

Come to this Autism Q&A Session at The Birchtree Center with your questions about the functions of behavior. We’ll start with a brief ten-minute presentation on the topic, followed by questions and discussion.

Admission is complimentary and reservations are requested. Complimentary on-site childcare is available by reservation. To reserve your spot, contact The Birchtree Center at 603-433-4192 or by email.

Apr
8
Wed
2015
Autism Q&A re: Meals & Mealtime @ The Birchtree Center
Apr 8 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Autism Q&A SessionSurviving Meals & Mealtime

An Autism Q&A Session for Parents, Guardians & Caregivers

 

Panelists:

Nicole Sheaff, OTR/L, Occupational Therapist

Marianne Evans, MS, BCBA, Behavior Analyst

Blaire Luebkeman, MSEd, BCBA, Behavior Analyst

Have questions about how to help your child with autism survive meals and mealtime? Seeking tips to help your whole family cope with mealtime challenges? Have questions about restrictive food preferences, utensil use, cup use, chewing difficulties, stuffing food, pocketing food, meal pacing, mealtime routines, or mealtime environments?

Come to this Autism Q&A Session at The Birchtree Center with your questions about meals and mealtime. We’ll start with a brief ten-minute presentation on the topic, followed by questions and discussion.

Admission is complimentary and reservations are requested. Complimentary on-site childcare is available by reservation. To reserve your spot, contact The Birchtree Center at 603-433-4192 or by email.

May
13
Wed
2015
Autism Q&A re: iPad Applications @ The Birchtree Center
May 13 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Autism Q&A SessionUsing iPads at Home & in the Community

An Autism Q&A Session for Parents, Guardians & Caregivers

 

Panelists:

Kimberly Maki, SLP-A, Speech-Language Pathology Assistant

Justine Mariano, SLPA/L, Speech-Language Pathology Assistant

Have questions about how your child with autism can effectively use iPads and iPad apps at home and in the community?

Come to this Autism Q&A Session at The Birchtree Center with your questions about iPads and iPad apps. We’ll start with a brief ten-minute presentation on the topic, followed by questions and discussion.

Admission is complimentary and reservations are requested. Complimentary on-site childcare is available by reservation. To reserve your spot, contact The Birchtree Center at 603-433-4192 or by email.

Jun
10
Wed
2015
Autism Q&A re: Sibling Questions @ The Birchtree Center
Jun 10 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Autism Q&A SessionSiblings of Children & Youth with Autism

An Autism Q&A Session for Parents, Guardians, Caregivers, and Siblings Age 10 & Up

 

Panelists:

Erin Conlan, MSEd, BCBA, Behavior Analyst

Rebecca Walsh, MSEd, BCBA, Behavior Analyst

Special Guest Panelists: Teen & Young-Adult Siblings of Birchtree Students

Do you have a sibling with autism? Are you looking for tips and ideas on how to better understand your sibling? Are you a parent looking for ideas to help your whole family cope with the challenges of autism?

Come to our Autism Q&A session at The Birchtree Center to explore ways to better understand autism and how to develop meaningful sibling relationships. We’ll start with a brief ten-minute presentation on the topic, followed by questions and discussion.

This session is open to parents, guardians, and caregivers AND to siblings age 10 and up.

Admission is complimentary and reservations are requested. Complimentary on-site childcare is available by reservation. To reserve your spot, contact The Birchtree Center at 603-433-4192 or by email.

 

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