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Autism training: Adam Harris and 16+ Options Event (Derry)

24 Feb 2018 10:15

Middletown Center for Autism are facilitating focusing on young autistic adults, aged 10 years and above approaching the end of Post Primary education.


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Carers day - Carrigallen Cornmill Theatre 10am - 3pm

Friday 29th June 2012  No Admission fee – Lunch Included

Advocacy -  Rosaleen Doonan. Carers Association, Sligo,
Leitrim, Donegal & West Cavan

Advocay worker for Special needs
Leitrim, Ms Elaine Morriss will be attending the carers day to tell everyone
what work she does on behalf of special needs

Inspirational Art and Craft ideas
for Children with Julie Smith and Noellee Lockhart

Sculpting with Martin Doyle.
Experience the Art of Clay Modelling with Renowned ‘Crutu’ Sculpture

Understanding Behaviours - The
benefits of Art/Craft and Animal Therapy with Becky Thomas.

Relaxation and Yoga with Julie

Jean Rogers, Ck-on shn and Kate
Mason from the Uk will be in attendance talking about HANDLE methods 

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The Autism Jigsaw - 18-19th Oct 2011

18 Oct 2011 09:45
19 Oct 2011 16:00

The Shine Centre will hold the Autism Jigsaw Event in Cork on the 18th & 19th of October. 

This unique event is kindly sponsored by QUINNhealthcare and will bring the autism community together to share information, strategies and innovations and create better outcomes for our children and adults with autism. 

Great list of speakers and exhibitors, tickets just €20 (incl' lunch) €15 for students www.autismjigsaw.com.
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Red Door Autism Conference, 23-24th Sept 2011

23 Sep 2011 09:00
24 Sep 2011 17:00

The conference will be held on Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th September 2011, in Dublin.

More details about the conference will be published soon - contact Red Door by phone or visit their website. 

This will be The Red Door's 4th International ABA Conference. In previous years, they have been delighted to attract some leading international and Irish ABA professionals to present seminars and workshops on a wide variety of topics, covering not just the "Early Years", but also teenagers and young adults as well.

This event is being hosted by The Red Door School (www.thereddoorschool.com). 

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First Steps in ABA, Workshop with Dr Ken Kerr, Sligo, June 2011 - Still some Places available

There are still a few places available for this course.


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Free Training - Enabling Positive Futures (May, June, July 2011 - Dublin)

11 Jun 2011 09:30
11 Jun 2011 16:00






Enabling Positive Futures - Three x 2-Day Workshop

For Parents of Individuals withAutism Spectrum Conditions (Includes Asperger’s Syndrome)

Friday 13th & Saturday 14th May

2nd Workshop - Friday 10th & Saturday 11th June

Final Workshop - Friday 1st & Saturday 2nd July


Rochestown Lodge Hotel, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin.

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First Steps in ABA, Group Workshop with Dr Ken Kerr, Sligo, June 2011

11 Jun 2011 10:00
11 Jun 2011 16:30

First Steps in ABA
Group workshop with Dr Ken Kerr
, Sligo Park Hotel, SLIGO

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Down Syndrome West Cavan/Leitrim Branch - Seminar on Special Needs, Carrick (11/Nov/2010)

11 Nov 2010 09:00
11 Nov 2010 09:00

I attach a brouchure on a seminar which the Leitrim/West Cavan Branch of Down Syndrome Ireland is organising on Special Education Needs and which will take place in Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim on November 11th.

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First Steps in ABA, Group Workshop with Dr Ken Kerr - Sligo, June 26th 2010 (3 days)

26 Jun 2010 10:00

Rainchild Network and Developing Ability Partnership are working together on possibility of running a number of special needs courses in Connaught region due to regular enquiries and sponsorship opportunity. We are pleased to announce the first course is the ...

First Steps in ABA
Group workshop with Dr Ken Kerr
The Clarion Hotel, Sligo, Starting Saturday June 26th 2010 for three consecutive Saturdays

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PECS Basic Training

22 Apr 2010 09:00
23 Apr 2010 17:00

PECS is a tried and tested approach that uses pictures to develop communication skills in children and adults with a wide range of learning difficulties. Easy to access, affordable to implement and scientifically supported as one of the most effective interventions. PECS is an opportuunity to open the door to spontaneous communication.

Benefits of PECS

- Increases skills and independence with a functional communication system.
- Reduces inappropriate behaviours by reinforcing requests and positive communication.

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PEAT Autism Training - Structured Teaching Methods

17 Feb 2010 10:00
25 Feb 2010 17:00

Many children with autism do not learn from their environment in the same way as their typically developing peers. Often, children with autism require more structured teaching approaches to help them learn new skills, such as pre-academic skills, and to encourage the use of language. In this workshop we will look at different methods of teaching that have been used effectively to teach children with autism. We will examine 3 main teaching approaches: Discrete Trial Teaching, Precision Teaching, and Incidental Teaching.

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Edgehill University - Conference on Addressing Autism / Asperger’s Syndrome

21 May 2010 08:30

Communication: The Key to Success

Following the success of the conferences held annually 2007-2009, Edge Hill University is hosting a fourth international conference addressing the needs of young people with autism on 21st May 2009. The keynote speaker will be Professor Simon Baron-Cohen.

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Autism2009, the unique Awares online autism conference [Nov-30 to Dec 18, 2009]

30 Nov 2009 09:00
18 Dec 2009 18:00

Hello all,

Just a quick reminder that you can register right now for Autism2009, the unique Awares international online autism conference, at www.awares.org/conferences

This year's event - which Professor Simon Baron-Cohen has called "the finest online conference of its type on the planet" - is run once again by Adam Feinstein, editor of Awares, the pioneering website of Autism Cymru, Wales’s national charity for autism. The conference opens on November 30 and runs for a week until December 11. The speakers' papers will be added to the conference site over the next few days.

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Using ICT to Support Individuals with Dyslexia and Other SLD, Wales, 12/May/2010

12 May 2010 09:30
12 May 2010 17:00

Using ICT to Support Individuals with Dyslexia and Other Specific Learning difficulties.

Venue: The Dyscovery Centre, University of Wales, Newport, Allt-yr-yn Campus, Newport

Course Details:

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Why is my child awkward? – Dyspraxia/ DCD explained (Mullingar, 7/Nov/09)

7 Nov 2009 10:30
7 Nov 2009 13:30

Venue: Bloomfield House Hotel, Mullingar

Presented by:
- Senior Clinical Psychologist Elaine Kelly
- Senior Occupational Therapist Erin Riley

Suitable for parents, teachers, resource teachers, principals and SNA’s and anyone who has an interest.They will be exploring the implications of a diagnosis of Dyspraxia/DCD at a practical level, both at home and in school. This promises to be a very educational and interesting talk...one not to be missed.
It is hoped to form a ‘Parent Support Group ‘from the Midlands area at the presentation.

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Understanding the ASD/Asperger child, Dublin, 7/Nov/09

7 Nov 2009 09:45
7 Nov 2009 16:20

Venue: Clarion Hotel Liffey Valley

Snagroup Seminar

- Nita Jackson: Author
- Carolann Jackson: Teacher and Parent
- Kirsen Conroy: Behavioural Specialist
- Orna Mac Giolla Ri: Senior Occupational Therapist
- Lindsay Noble: Senior Speech and Language Therapist

Registered SNA’s €95
Teachers, Parents, SNA’s not registered with snag- €110

Price includes lunch and tea/coffee in the afternoon.
Certificates of Attendance provided on the day.

Please send cheque or postal order to:

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Fundamentals of Autism, Belfast, 14/Nov/09

12 Nov 2009 09:30
12 Nov 2009 16:00

Course: Fundamentals of Autism
Venue: Autism NI Belfast


-Introduction to Autistic Spectrum Disorders
-Main features associated with Autistic Spectrum Disorder
-Understanding of communication issues
-Awareness of the implications of a diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Disorder
-Have an understanding of the impact of Autistic Spectrum Disorder and the difficulties encountered by those individuals affected.

Assessment Qualification Alliance (optional)

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Polar bear day at Bear Essentials
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Understanding ASD, Autism and Asperger (Dublin, 15/Oct/09)

15 Oct 2009 15:30
15 Oct 2009 18:30

Venue: INTO Learning Centre, 38 Parnell Square, Dublin

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Autism NI, ASD Specific Training Prospectus 2009/2010

"Autism NI’s Mission in brief is to 'ensure that individuals with Autism and their carers are valued members of the community'. We achieve this through a bi-lateral approach of parent support and training for parents and professionals.

Autism NI's training department team has a wealth of qualifications, expertise and experience. As well as drawing on the wide range of skills within our own professional team, we also have links and longstanding relationships with a consortium of local and international specialist trainers.

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Autism and Aspergers Syndrome Training (Introductory) - Dublin 24/Sep/09

24 Sep 2009 09:30
24 Sep 2009 16:30

Venue: Dublin

Training Services Ireland is currently offering a one day Autism and Aspergers Course the course is delivered by a qualified trainer.

The Course Covers:

- Learn the main signs and symptoms
- Understand the challenges for the child
- Key workers and the multi-disciplinary team
- The family and communication
- Strategies for managing challenging behaviour
- Be more confident and knowledgable in your work

This is a One Day Course and Course Cost is €60 per person


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NIID Summer School, Inclusion through Education,Research and Advocacy (NIID, TCD)

27 Jul 2009 09:30
29 Jul 2009 16:30

The National Institute for Intellectual Disability (NIID)
Arts Building, Trinity College Dublin

Places Available on some Workshops

Each workshop lasts for three days. Workshops are run by Trinity staff and International speakers. Each day begins with a plenary session from one of the International speakers

If you are interested in...

...Early Intervention

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Responding to Challenging Behaviour in Young People, 15/9/09, Dublin

15 Sep 2009 10:15
15 Sep 2009 16:30

Venue: Irish YouthWork Centre, 20 Dominick Street Lower, Dublin 1


This workshop aims to explore challenging behaviour in young
people both in terms of prevention at an organisational level and
strategies for responding to challenging behaviour when it occurs.
Morning Session:
The morning session of the workshop will focus on organisational
issues such as:
≈ Developing a strengths-based ethos which validates and
celebrates each person.
≈ Acknowledging and incentivising good behaviour.

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19th Cork Art Therapy Summer School, July 2009

4 Jul 2009 09:30
8 Jul 2009 17:00

Venue: Crawford College of Art and Design.

For the past 19 years, the Cork Summer School in Art Therapy has welcomed up to sixty participants annually, providing them with a unique opportunity to learn about and experience Art Therapy.

Refer to the brochure below.

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Using Intensive Interaction, One day workshop, Dublin, 2/Oct/09

2 Oct 2009 09:30
2 Oct 2009 16:30

Venue: The Red Cow Hotel, Dublin (Naas Road)

Using Intensive Interaction
One day workshop

The Aim of the Course
To enable participants to build more fulfilling, interactive and equal relationships with people who have profound learning disabilities and complex needs.
The Course encourages participants to REFLECT on their own experiences and make CHANGES in their practice. It is a practical and empowering course.

The Course is suitable for:

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