Eliminating Child Temper Tantrums and Meltdowns With Karen Simmons, Locally Based Founder & CEO of Autism Today.com and World Renowned Dr. Jed Baker

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No More Meltdowns: Social Skills Training & Positive Behavioral Supports, a workshop for parents, teachers, and professionals working with those with autism spectrum disorders, is coming to Edmonton, Alberta.

It has happened to every parent: You are in a supermarket and one little frustration leads to a giant sized tantrum. What do you do?

This dynamic and comprehensive presentation is extremely valuable to all family members but especially to those working with individuals with autism spectrum disorders, attention deficit disorders, learning disabilities, mood and anxiety disorders, and other issues that impact social-emotional functioning.

It has happened to every parent: You are in a supermarket and one little frustration leads to a giant sized tantrum. What do you do? This 1-day workshop will provide excellent solutions to this and many other everyday problems. Any parent who wishes to learn new strategies for challenging behaviors is encouraged to attend. Ultimately, the success of parenting comes from knowledge and ideas and this workshop provides both in abundance.

Autism Today is proud to present this workshop as a part of it's celebration of Autism Awareness month.

This workshop is about understanding challenging behaviors in social communication disorders with an overview of behavior management techniques. Specific, user-friendly strategies and techniques for providing relevant social skills instruction to children and teens with ASD will be shared at this workshop. Enjoyable socialization methods are emphasized so individuals may experience success and desire to build skills. Social deficits affect life at home, school and eventually in the workplace. This is especially important for teens and young adults.

Workshop Objectives:

1) To understand the reasons for social skill deficits and disruptive behaviors in children with social communication problems.
2) To learn strategies to deal effectively with meltdowns and tantrums.
3) To be able to put together an effective behavior plan for repeat problems.
4) To be able to put together a social skills training program in schools or at home.
5) To learn several strategies for teaching and generalizing social skills in-group or one on one situations.

For Immediate Release    
Contact: Jeunesse Francis, Autism Today
Ph: 1-866-928-8476
Fax: 1-780-416-4330
Direct Email: autismtodaysupport(at)gmail(dot)com

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