Saturday, February 13, 2010

Upcoming Communication Works Workshops

WHAT: Friendship: Social Language and Social Learning, presented by Eliabeth Sautter, Ma, CCC-SLP. Presentation on how and why social learning groups work. Common communication problems for kids with AD/HD.

WHEN: Thursday February 25

TIME: 7pm -9pm


WHERE: CHADD Support Group

COST:
Free to CHADD members, $5 donation from non members.

RSVP: Carol Katz, 510-551-6914
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WHAT: Emotional Regulation, presented by Leah Kuypers, MA, Ed OTR/L. A program to foster self-regulation for students who struggle with managing their emotions and sensory needs.

WHEN: Friday February 26

TIME: 12:30pm -2pm

WHERE: Ann Martin Center in Piedmont


COST: Free

RSVP: (510) 655-3999, ext. 333

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WHAT: The Zones of Regulation, presented by Leah Kuypers, M.A., OTR/L . The Zones for Regulation is a cognitive-behavior based strategy that helps students become more aware of and independent in controlling their emotions and impulses, managing their sensory needs, and improving their ability to problem solve conflicts. Practical ideas are provided that can easily be incorporated at home, school and in the community.

WHERE: Communication Works, Oakland


WHEN: Tuesday, March 16th


TIME: 6:30pm-8:30pm


COST: Parents: $20, Professionals: $30


RSVP: rsvp@cwtherapy.com
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WHAT: Social Learning and Related Social Skills Part II, presented by Hillary Kissack, M.A., CCC-SLP and Elizabeth Sautter, M.A., CCC-SLP. This workshop provides hands on tools and strategies to increase awareness and comfort in the area of social learning. Strategies for home and school will be discussed to support: Increased perspective taking Understanding the hidden rules and social expectations, Self monitoring and cognitive flexibility, Independence and self confidence Structure and routine.

WHERE: Communication Works, Oakland


WHEN: Tuesday, April 20th

TIME: 6:30pm-8:30pm

COST: Parents: $20, Professionals: $30

RSVP: rsvp@cwtherapy.com
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WHAT: Social Learning for Pre-Teen, Adolescents, and Adults, presented by Kristen Wilson, M.S., CCC-SLP and Elizabeth Sautter, M.A., CCC-SLP


WHERE: ASD Support group at the Walnut Creek Barnes and Noble

WHEN: Monday, May 10

TIME: 7pm

COST: Free
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WHAT: When my Worries get Too Big, presented by Kari Dunn Buron, author of "The Incredible 5-Point Scale" and "When My Worries Get Too Big". This presentation will address specific issues related to the impact of social anxiety on students with social learning challenges. It will cover how anxiety and the lack of social skills can lead to challenging behaviors and difficulty building relationships. Teaching strategies and tools will be introduced and discussed.

WHERE: Communication Works, Oakland


WHEN: Thursday May 13


TIME: 6:30-8:30pm

COST: Parents: $20, Professionals: $30

RSVP: rsvp@cwtherapy.com
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