Autism Support: Taming Atypical Behavior, Sensory Issues and Meltdowns
Fri, May 5th
10:00am - 12:00pm
Macomb Oakland Regional Center
1270 Doris Rd
The presentation teaches parents and educators methods of assessing gifts for social skills and independence. He shares insight for helping children with autism handle sensory issues and meltdowns. Learn practical methods to control their emotions and label feelings. Transforming atypical behavior into appropriate social interaction based on environment. Ron also shares wisdom he has gained from interviewing over 40 of the top experts from the autism field and over 40 parents who have a child or children on the autism spectrum.
The presenter is Ron Sandison. Ron works full time in the medical field and is a professor of theology at Destiny School of Ministry. He is an advisory board member of Autism Society Faith Initiative of the Autism Society of America. He has a Master’s Degree in Divinity from Oral Roberts University and is the author of a Parent’s Guide to Autism: Practical Advice, Biblical Wisdom. Ron has published articles in Autism Speaks, Autism Society of America, Autism File Magazine, Autism Parenting Magazine, Not Alone, the Mighty, and many more. He frequently guest speaks at colleges, conferences, autism centers and churches.
The event is offered free of charge. Light refreshments will be served. Registration is kindly requested but not required. Call 248-275-8145 to register. 2 CEs for Social Work are pending.