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8:30 am 2016 AIE Professional Learning Symposium

Registration is now underway for the Autism in Education (AIE) 2016 Professional Learning Symposium, to be held in Halifax, Nova Scotia on May 4, 2016. This full-day workshop, entitled “Anxiety in Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder” will feature Dr. Patrick Friman, Ph.D., ABPP, Vice President of Behavioral Health at Boys Town, Nebraska and Clinical Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Nebraska School of Medicine. Dr. Friman will discuss the increased prevalence and causes of anxiety in children and youth with ASD as well as research based interventions.

Registration is online only through the Autism in Education website and will be limited to the first 200 people.

For more information, please see the poster

Location
Halifax, NS

Instructor
Dr. Patrick Friman

3:00 pm Halifax Support Group for People Who Stutter

The Halifax Support Group for People Who Stutter takes place on the first and third Wednesdays of most months. Please contact the group’s facilitator, Alison Thompson, to find out about meeting location, and to ensure the group is meeting this month:

Email: alison.thompson@dal.ca

Phone: (902) 494-6421

Instructor
Allison Thompson

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9:00 am 4th Annual Workshop presented by The Scottish Rite Charitable Foundation of Canada Learning Centres for Children

Wednesday, May 11

Organization and Study Skills

Participants will receive an overview of the Shelton model for organization and study skills. This will include the “scope and sequence” of the curriculum, going from young children through high school students. Discussion and suggestions for implementation of specific study strategies and suggestions for supporting/imposing an organizational system will follow.

This day is appropriate for both educators and parents.

Thursday, May 12

Multisensory Strategies to Enhance Instruction for all Students: Theory and Practice

Topics will include: A brief description of multi-sensory instruction principles, the alphabet, syllabic knowledge, morphology/word origin. Word sorts, word building and other activities will be used to make this meaningful and pragmatic.

For more information or to register, please see the brochure

Location
Dartmouth, NS

Instructor
Nancy Coffman

9:00 am 4th Annual Workshop presented by The Scottish Rite Charitable Foundation of Canada Learning Centres for Children

Wednesday, May 11

Organization and Study Skills

Participants will receive an overview of the Shelton model for organization and study skills. This will include the “scope and sequence” of the curriculum, going from young children through high school students. Discussion and suggestions for implementation of specific study strategies and suggestions for supporting/imposing an organizational system will follow.

This day is appropriate for both educators and parents.

Thursday, May 12

Multisensory Strategies to Enhance Instruction for all Students: Theory and Practice

Topics will include: A brief description of multi-sensory instruction principles, the alphabet, syllabic knowledge, morphology/word origin. Word sorts, word building and other activities will be used to make this meaningful and pragmatic.

For more information or to register, please see the brochure

Location
Dartmouth, NS

Instructor
Nancy Coffman

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3:00 pm Halifax Support Group for People Who Stutter

The Halifax Support Group for People Who Stutter takes place on the first and third Wednesdays of most months. Please contact the group’s facilitator, Alison Thompson, to find out about meeting location, and to ensure the group is meeting this month:

Email: alison.thompson@dal.ca

Phone: (902) 494-6421

Instructor
Allison Thompson

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8:00 am Join Team Aphasia in the Scotiabank Bluenose Charity Challenge!

The Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon is the long weekend of May (21-22) If you would like to be part of Team Aphasia, we would love to have you! Last year we had 28 walkers/runners and our goal is to increase that to 40. A bigger sea of red, a bigger group of great people having fun and having a healthier lifestyle even for one day!

Come join a great association, a great group of people trying to make a difference, a great group of people helping people, and a great group of people setting personal goals and enjoying the satisfaction of completing those goals. None of us are athletes, we have walkers and runners in all categories and the ages have ranged from 12-82 years old.

For more information, see the poster

8:00 am Join Team Aphasia in the Scotiabank Bluenose Charity Challenge!

The Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon is the long weekend of May (21-22) If you would like to be part of Team Aphasia, we would love to have you! Last year we had 28 walkers/runners and our goal is to increase that to 40. A bigger sea of red, a bigger group of great people having fun and having a healthier lifestyle even for one day!

Come join a great association, a great group of people trying to make a difference, a great group of people helping people, and a great group of people setting personal goals and enjoying the satisfaction of completing those goals. None of us are athletes, we have walkers and runners in all categories and the ages have ranged from 12-82 years old.

For more information, see the poster

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