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Autism Lectures at The Phoenixville YMCA

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  • Cathy Roccia-Meier
    Autism Lectures at The Phoenixville YMCA Presented by Kathy Fox, Autism Specialist with The Arc of Chester County May 20, 2009 9:00-11:00 am Autism from the
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      Autism Lectures at The Phoenixville YMCA

      Presented by Kathy Fox, Autism Specialist with

      The Arc of Chester County



      May 20, 2009



      9:00-11:00 am Autism from the Outside In



      Review of the characteristics of autism and defines what the world
      sees in terms of behaviors as a result of this complex disorder.
      Discussions will explore the realities of families living with autism,
      and increases the understanding of autism to help families cope with
      daily challenges.



      11:00-1:00 pm Successful Daily Living-Strategies and

      Routines for the Home and Community



      Review of autism and daily life for families of children with autism
      with a focus on structured routines and strategies which detail and
      demonstrate ways for more positive and successful daily living in both
      the home and community.



      1:00-1:30 Lunch Break

      Please bring your own lunch.



      1:30-3:30 pm Behaviors and Assessment Strategies

      for Children with Autism



      Explores how we can interpret and understand the causes of behaviors,
      the effects of reinforcement, and how to plan a response in order to
      change a child’s challenging behaviors into successful outcomes.



      Location: The Phoenixville YMCA

      400 E. Pothouse Road, Phoenixville

      Cost: Professionals — $50.00 (Act 48 available)

      Families — FREE

      Contact: Janice 610-696-8090, Ext. 200 at

      The Arc of Chester County

      (one week prior to training date)
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