Autism & Communication: Exploring Dynamic Communication

Date:   Friday, February 15, 2019
Time:   9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
Trainer:   Kelli Downey
Location:   OTAC, Location Confirmation Upon Registration

People with autism are often dynamic communicators. This workshop provides an overview of autism and helps transcend past a basic understanding of communication. We will look at ways to see behavior as a form of communication and develop skills to support understanding in our own role as a communication partner. Join us during this day of learning to…

• Understand how the characteristics of autism affect the person and their communication

• Identify common communication barriers among people with autism

• Learn support strategies for social communication and expressing needs

• Identify strategies on how to adapt your communication so the person best receives your message

• Gain information and resources for assistive technology

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