Third Thursday: Family Online Learning Series
Introducing Third Thursday, a new monthly 1-hour webstream series designed for families of individuals with disabilities. Each month, you’ll learn from experts in the field as they address hot topics and key concerns - and provide research-based and tested practices, ideas, and strategies to help address your most pressing needs.
The webstream is scheduled from 6:30 - 7:30pm the third Thursday of every month. Can’t attend the live stream? No worries. All sessions will be archived on the Family Center website.
- Transition Planning Tools
- Employment First and the 8 Predictors of Transition Planning Success
- Lifespan Services from the County Boards of Developmental Disabilities
- Understanding Sensory Challenges
- A Framework for Thinking About Puberty and Disability
Third Thursday - Priming: A Strategy to Help Your Child Prepare for Anything
September 15, 2016
Priming is an effective strategy parents can use to help their children with disabilities navigate a wide variety of new situations. The purpose of this session is to let parents know just how powerful and versatile the strategy can be.
Priming Article CAPS
Priming Article: Children and Youth with AS
Priming is an effective strategy parents can use to help their children with disabilities navigate a wide variety of new situations.
Discover helpful tools for future planning - from the time your child enters school to when he's ready to move on to adulthood.
Identify and discuss the evidence-based practices that promote a transition outcome of integrated community employment.
Learn about the County Boards of DD and the supports they offer throughout your child's life.
Learn about Assistive Technology including identifying and funding the right device
Parents will learn about OCALI's new Autism Certification Center (ACC), which has just launched ASD Strategies in Action an exciting, video-based training resource.
Learn about standards based education for learners taking the Alternate Assessment.
Learn some basic information to help parents prepare for the teaching that must be done to prepare their child for the changes of puberty.
Learn about the IEP Framework and how it provides a foundation for information exchange between parents and educators.
An exploration of gender differences in autism spectrum disorder.
This session will discuss choosing and preparing for summer activities that will teach basic life skills.
Learn the basics about our sensory systems and what behavior a child with sensory challenges may exhibit.
Learn how to be proactive in helping your and child - and you - get set up for a positive start to the new school year.