Archive for May, 2008

CoCo’s Meeting – 5/27

Sunday, May 25th, 2008

Dr. Hellmers is coming to speak about immune system issues with our kids. We will also talk about Patch testing which identifies delayed food reactions. Lots of us did SAGE but we can know do testing that is legitimate and paid for by insurance. Considering IVIG? Come learn when and how to get it covered. Dr. Hellmers is a fantastic immunologist and one of our core doctors who is really treating our kids right! All are welcome to attend.

Coco’s Restaurant
Tatum and Cactus
6:30 in the backroom
May 27th (Tuesday)

Questions contact Cynthia cynthia.marksmom@cox.net.

Special Interest Day Camp for typically developing children – 6/2 & 7/7

Monday, May 19th, 2008

LEAP: Language Enrichment Acquisition Program

Organization: Foundations Developmental House, LLC
Type: Day
Category: Special Needs , Academic
Location: Chandler, AZ
Camp Address: Chandler & Scottsdale Locations
Age Range: 3 – 6
Gender: Coed

Season: Session I: Jun 2-27
Session II: Jul 7-Aug 1
Session Length: 4 Weeks

Hours: 9:00 – 12:00
9:00 – 1:00
Session Cost: Part Time: $850, Half Day: $1,640

Phone: (480) 636-1920

Email this camp: info@fdhkids.com

LEAP is a Speech & Language program including both typically developing children with normal intelligence but some speech and language delays. Speech-Language Pathologists integrate speech and language intervention with play and structured activities. LEAP holds a 3 to 1 child to therapist ratio to ensure quality and individualized programming. We accept of maximum of 15 children.

Special Interest Day Camp for high functioning Autism – 6/2 & 7/7

Monday, May 19th, 2008

ASAP: Autism Spectrum Addressing Pragmatics
Organization: Foundations Developmental House, LLC
Type: Day
Category: Special Needs , Academic
Location: Chandler, AZ
Camp Address: Chandler & Scottsdale Locations
Age Range: 4 – 7
Gender: Coed

Season: Session I: June 2-27
Session II: July 7-August 1

Session Length: 4 Weeks
Hours: 9:00 – 12:00
9:00 – 1:00
Session Cost: Part time: $850, half day: $1,640

Phone: (480) 636-1920

Email this camp: info@fdhkids.com

ASAP: Autism Spectrum Addressing Pragmatics
A summer program specifically designed for children diagnosed with high functioning Autism, Asperger’s, or PDD-NOS targeting social language skills. Speech-Language Pathologists tailor each child’s program to meet his/her unique social language needs. ASAP is run in tandem with our LEAP program to ensure that opportunities to interact with typically developing children are created. Space limited.

NEW! Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) for Autism Course at ASU – 6/3

Monday, May 19th, 2008

The course is intended for parents, habilitators, paraprofessionals of autistic children, and undergraduate students, or anyone interested in learning about Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) methods.

Goals
This course will introduce you to applied behavior analysis, especially as it applies to individuals with autism. You will learn about basic concepts and principles, as well as specific teaching and intervention procedures. During the course, you will discuss a variety of topics including basic behavioral principles involving stimulus control, methods of teaching new behaviors, using effective reinforcement, techniques for decreasing undesirable or challenging behaviors, data collection, and teaching language and communication skills. This course will provide both a basic understanding of methods of behavioral change and an appreciation of how these methods are used to help teach children with autism.

Instructor
Amy Kenzer, Ph.D. in Behavior Analysis and Board- Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). Dr. Kenzer has taught ABA courses at University of Nevada-Reno. Currently she is a Research and Development Manager at the Center of Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) and has 10-years experience in ABA therapy with children with autism.

Deadline: May 30, 2008

Details: http://www.phxautism.org/files/ASU-ABACourse08.pdf