Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorders (August 2015)
Practical Applications for School-Age Children (POPARD)
Monday - Friday, August 17 - 21, 2015
Kenneth Cole, PhD, R.Psych
Canucks Autism Network Offices
|For||School Teams, Community Professionals & Parents|
|Approach||Intensive, pre-readings required|
About the Event
This 30 hour course has been developed by the Provincial Outreach Program for Autism and Related Disorders (POPARD) for B.C. educational professionals and paraprofessionals. It reflects current research and evidence-based practice in teaching students with ASD. In addition, research-based methods of effective adult instruction are utilized. These include pre-reading, practical hands-on activities, demonstration, coaching and application exercises as well as a variety of ways of evaluating participant learning.
This course is a requirement for teaching assistants in many school districts and is open to community professionals and parents.
Application of Theory to Classroom practice:
About the Presenter
Kenneth Cole, PhD, R.Psych, is a Registered Psychologist on staff at POPARD and a School Psychologist in the Surrey School District. Dr. Cole has presented this course for ACT for several years and has been given rave reviews from participants.
- Registration costs include a $75 non-refundable materials fee.
- Please provide an email address you access in the summer months to receive access to reading materials
- Maximum registration: 30 people
- Note: This course is also being offered in July 2015.
|Date||Parents, Para-Pros & Students||Professionals|
|Early Bird Rate ends||June 11th, 2015||$360||$400|
|Regular Rate ends||July 2nd, 2015||$400||$440|
|Late Rate begins||July 3rd, 2015||$425||$465|
ACT fundraises to provide bursaries for low-income participants and/or those travelling from outside their home regions to an event. ACT only provides bursaries prior to registration. Please read Bursary Information. You are welcome to call or email ACT's office (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information. ACT provided $24,000 in bursaries in 2014 and gratefully accepts donations to our bursary fund to allow us to provide a greater level of support. Donate to our bursary fund.
Parents who receive Autism Funding may use 20% of the
total for equipment, books, training and travel costs.
ACT's live events are considered eligible expenses by
the Autism Funding Branch. Please pay when you register; the Autism Funding Branch will reimburse parents after the event.
More Autism Funding Information >
Canucks Autism Network Offices
101 – 2020 Yukon Street
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|8:30||-||9:00am||Registration - first day only|
|9:00||-||12:00pm||Morning Session *|
|12:00||-||1:00pm||Lunch - bring or buy your own|
|1:00||-||4:00pm||Afternoon Session *|
* Instructor to set breaks on first day of class