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ASGA events and fundraisers bring the Greater Akron autism community together for education, networking, and fun. Events range from the Annual Autism Summit Conference to sensory-friendly days with community partners to our largest annual fundraiser, the Autism 5k Run & Walk. Events and fundraisers offer families, caregivers, educators, other professionals, and individuals with autism a safe, comfortable place to be a part of the community and support ASGA's programs and services. Money raised for ASGA stays local to support those affected by autism in Medina, Portage, Stark, Summit and Wayne counties.

Toilet Training Workshop

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SATURDAY ~ NOVEMBER 10 • 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM

 Brunswick Branch Medina County Library
Hickory Room, 3649 Center Road, Brunswick OH 44212

Workshop is FREE

Toilet training a child with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) can often be more complicated than training a typically developing child.  Each of the three main components of autism – social impairments, communication deficits, and restricted interests/repetitive behaviors – can interfere with the process.  This workshop will cover the methodologies of toilet training children on the autism spectrum. 

Parents and Caregivers will learn the following strategies:

  • Recognizing toileting readiness and prerequisite skills
  • Preparing needed materials
  • Conducting the various types of toilet training methods
  • Collecting and interpreting data
  • Reinforcement, and troubleshooting

The workshop will include a power point presentation, accompanied by various handouts and take home items. It will also include time for group discussion and networking with other participants.

 

SPEAKER - Jessica Campagna • Kids First

Jessica Campagna is the family liaison and behavior specialist at Kids First, and is the behavior specialist for the Summit Educational Service Center. She has held this position for 6 years. She received her bachelor’s in psychology from Baldwin-Wallace College, and her master’s in behavior analysis and therapy from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. She is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). Jessica has been working with children on the autism spectrum for 14 years in home, school, clinic, and community based settings. Additionally, Jessica provides behavioral consultation services for students with other special needs, and for those in the regular education setting. She also serves teachers, related service providers, and other school personnel, providing staff development training opportunities.

Event Details

Event Start Date 11-10-2018 9:30 am
Event End Date 11-10-2018 12:30 pm

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