2014 Autism Workshop 

Thriving in Adolescence to Adulthood with Autism, Preparing for Independence and Growth. This is our 5th annual autism conference and workshop sponsored by Momsfightingautism.com. All you need is your computer and phone to participate in this event.

Vision, Academics and The Autism Spectrum 

Date: Tuesday, September 17 Time: 11am Pacific, 1pm (Eastern) Speaker: Dr. Carl Hillier Dr. Hillier an expert in vision and how it applies to autism will be presenting a free online event where parents, educators and parents can listen in and ask questions. This topic is a vital subject just in time for back to […]

The Sound Connection: Auditory Integration Training 

Date: Wednesday, June 26, 2013 Time: 6:00 pm Pacific Time ( 9pm Eastern) Description: This Presentation will focus on AIT (Audio Integration Training), a sound and music therapy developed by Dr. Guy Berard that helps normalize the hearing and the way the brain processes information. Many individuals that suffer from Autism Spectrum, and other learning […]

Destressing the Holidays for Families of Children with Autism 

Event Date: Wednesday, December 5th Event Time: 6pm Pacific (9pm Eastern) Speaker: Dr. Robert Naseef Description: No matter what tradition you celebrate, holidays are often filled with stress. There is a lot of pressure to make the holidays perfect and fun while enjoying yourself. When you add to that the stresses around having a child with special needs […]

Assessment Practices for Minimally Verbal Children with Autism 

Event Date:Tuesday, November 20th Event Time:6pm Pacific (9pm Eastern) Speaker:Nancy Brady, Ph.D.   Description: Standardized assessments are of limited value for individuals who communicate nonverbally or with very few words. Dr. Brady will discuss how to combine information from caregiver report with information from structured assessments to describe how individuals communicate with gestures, vocalizations, signs, […]

Improving Speech and Language Skills for Individuals with Autism 

Event Date:2012-10-17 Event Time:6pm Pacific (9pm Eastern) Speaker:Valerie Herskowitz   Description: This webinar will focus on what families can do to help improve speech and language skills for their loved one with autism. Ms. Herskowitz will introduce a hierarchy to determine what stage of language the individual is currently in, provide goals for each one […]

Improving Reading Comprehension For Students on the Spectrum: A Parents’ Guide to Simple, Effective Strategies You Can Use at Home 

Event Date: Wednesday, September 26 Event Time: 6pm Pacific (9pm Eastern) Countdown Timer: Speaker: Kari Miller Question Submission: Phone number to call: Description: It can be so frustrating to watch your child successfully sound out words, but not have a good idea of the meaning of what he or she is reading. Reading comprehension can […]

Silently Seizing 

Event Date: Wednesday, August 22 Event Time: 6pm Pacific (9pm Eastern) Speaker: Caren Haines Description: Up to 50% of all children have undiagnosed seizure disorders, to a great extent because they are difficult to diagnose and due to a lack of awareness and understanding. Caren Haines, with renowned behavioral child neurologist Nancy Minshew, MD, is determined to change […]

Special Diets for Autism and ADHD – What You May Be Missing 

Event Date:Wednesday, July 18, 2012 Event Time:6pm Pacific (9pm Eastern) Speaker:Julie Matthews Description: Whether you’re well versed at following a special diet or just getting started, there are common pitfalls and misperceptions that can interfere with your effectiveness. This webinar will get you on the right track. Bio of Julie Matthews Julie Matthews, leading autism […]

Time, Travel & Transition: Using Visual Strategies for Student Success 

Event Date:Wednesday, June 27th Event Time:6pm Pacific (9pm Eastern) Speaker: Linda Hodgdon M.Ed., CCC-SLP Description: Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders demonstrate significant challenges with life experiences that involve time management, changing environments and participating in transitions. Communication difficulties can be a root cause for many of the inappropriate social and behavior episodes that can occur during these […]

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