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Autism 101: Understanding the Autism Spectrum (for Professionals)

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05/15/19 12:00 PM pm - 1:30 PM pm
Dover Public Library
Address: 35 Loockerman Plaza, Dover, DE 19901, USA

Autism 101: Understanding the Autism Spectrum (for Professionals)

Dover Public Library and Zoom

Presenter: Annalisa Ekbladh, Director, Policy & Family Services, Autism Delaware

This workshop is designed for those wishing to develop a basic understanding of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). This workshop explores four core areas affected by ASD: communication, social interaction, sensory issues, and behavior. Basic strategies for interacting with and supporting individuals with ASD will be discussed.

Objectives:
To build understanding of ASD
To explore some of the reasons an individual with ASD may react differently
To develop a broader understanding of why and how information may need to be presented in a more structured way
To review some basic strategies that can be implemented
To understand resources available in the community

Join URL: https://zoom.us/j/922941257

Registration Required: https://autism-101-may.eventbrite.com

 

Upcoming events

  • 06/17/20 6:00 PM pm - 06/17/20 8:00 PM pm

    Support group for Spanish speaking caregivers

    Join other caregivers to talk, share stories and support one another.

    Beverages provided

    For questions, please Ivanka Carbajal, ivanka.carbajal@delautism.org or 302-224-6020

     

  • 07/01/20 5:30 PM pm - 07/01/20 7:00 PM pm

    New Castle County Bowling Nights
    Every Wednesday of the month (except for holidays)
    Cost: $4.60 total for shoes and game
    This weekly bowling event is open to friends and family. All ages welcome. Contact Karen.Tuohy@redclay.k12.de.us for more information.

    *If schools are closed due to weather or road conditions, we will not be bowling that evening.

  • 07/15/20 2:00 PM pm - 07/15/20 4:00 PM pm

    Support group for Spanish speaking caregivers

    Join other caregivers to talk, share stories and support one another.

    Beverages provided

    For questions, please Ivanka Carbajal, ivanka.carbajal@delautism.org or 302-224-6020

     

  • 07/18/20 All day

    Save the date for a fun family event with the the Wilmington Blue Rocks!

    Autism Delaware has reserved the private Pro Zone picnic deck with a full picnic buffet. Come enjoy a relaxing summer evening with the family and Autism Delaware!

    Game time will be released in 2020 and registration information coming soon!

  • 08/17/20 9:00 AM am - 08/20/20 4:00 PM pm

    Dates: Monday- Thursday, August 16-20, 2018.

    Hours - 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, daily

    Location - The Children’s Beach House, 1800 Bay Avenue, Lewes, Delaware.

    Who: We have 30 openings for youth with autism spectrum disorder

    Age range: entering 3rd grade in the 2020-2021 school year up through and including age 17

    Fee: $300 for DE resident (Often, your DDDS respite funding can be used to cover this camp fee)

  • 08/19/20 6:00 PM pm - 08/19/20 8:00 PM pm

    Support group for Spanish speaking caregivers

    Join other caregivers to talk, share stories and support one another.

    Beverages provided

    For questions, please Ivanka Carbajal, ivanka.carbajal@delautism.org or 302-224-6020

     

  • 08/27/20 All day

    Antique Tractors and farm equipment on display, not an Autism Delaware event - Proceeds go to Autism Delaware

    For information,contact Louise Doe at louise.doe@delautism.org

  • 09/14/20 4:30 PM pm - 09/14/20 5:45 PM pm

    Golf training clinic with Butch Holtzclaw. Jr. Golf Clinic will run from September 14 - October 19.

    Click here for more details on our social programs: https://www.delautism.org/get-help/support-and-activities/

    Registration Required.  Application coming soon!

  • 09/16/20 2:00 PM pm - 09/16/20 4:00 PM pm

    Support group for Spanish speaking caregivers

    Join other caregivers to talk, share stories and support one another.

    Beverages provided

    For questions, please Ivanka Carbajal, ivanka.carbajal@delautism.org or 302-224-6020

     

  • 09/18/20 7:00 PM pm - 09/18/20 10:00 PM pm

    Join us on Friday, September 18, 2018 at the Rehoboth Beach Convention Center from 7-11 PM for our annual Blue Jean Ball!

    Check back for updates!

    Visit our website at https://www.delautism.org/change-the-world/fundraising-events/blue-jean-ball/

  • 10/24/20 6:30 PM pm - 10/24/20 7:30 PM pm

    All Aboard for this Annual Autism Delaware Family Fun event!

    We have reserved the open air hay ride train car as well as the closed train cars. Candy and non-candy goody bags available.

    Spots are extremely limited and fill fast, keep an eye out for tickets to go on sale! Tickets must be purchased in advance and will not be sold at the station. Please choose whether you want candy or non-candy goody bag at registration.

    Train departs at 6:30 SHARP.  Arrive 20 minutes before departure.  Once the train departs the station, late arrivals are unable to join our party.

    TIP: Bring a blanket to keep your family warm on the open air hay train!

     

     

  • 11/18/20 2:00 PM pm - 11/18/20 4:00 PM pm

    Support group for Spanish speaking caregivers

    Join other caregivers to talk, share stories and support one another.

    Beverages provided

    For questions, please Ivanka Carbajal, ivanka.carbajal@delautism.org or 302-224-6020

     

  • 12/05/20 12:30 PM pm - 12/05/20 2:30 PM pm

    All families affected by Autism are welcome!

    Join us at the Aetna Fire Hall, Newark for our annual holiday celebration: Food, gifts, crafts, and a special visit from SANTA! Don't forget to bring a dish to share the spirit of the season!

    There is a small registration fee of $5 per family. If you are unable to pay the fee, sponsorships are available.

    Please contact Louise Doe for more information (302) 224-6020 or Louise.Doe@delautism.org

  • 12/12/20 12:00 PM pm - 12/12/20 2:00 PM pm

    All families affected by Autism are welcome!

    Join us at the Elks Lodge in Milford for our annual holiday celebration: Food, gifts, crafts, and a special visit from SANTA! Don't forget to bring a dish to share the spirit of the season!

    There is a small registration fee of $5 per family. If you are unable to pay the fee, sponsorships are available.

    Please contact Louise Doe for more information (302) 224-6020 or Louise.Doe@delautism.org

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New Castle County

Phone: 302-224-6020
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Newark, DE 19713

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