Our previous March 1st date has sold out!
The attached poster is for our event “Supporting individuals with Autism in Health Care Settings”. This training is 2.5 hours from 1:00pm -3:30pm on Sunday March 8, 2020.
This training session is a special partnership with the Canucks Autism Network focused on how to better treat clients with developmental delays.
The cost of the session is $25.00 to register before February 15th. Participants will receive a session workbook and a certificate of attendance for continuing education.
The content includes an overview of the characteristics of autism and an introduction to a range of practical strategies for supporting individuals on the autism spectrum in physiotherapy settings. Attendees will build the confidence and skills to enhance their communication, increase predictability and structure, use visual supports, increase positive behaviour, and provide support during difficulty.
Topics covered will include:
Learning about different communication techniques for focus on task
Learning more about non-verbal communication
Using visual supports
Providing support during difficulty
This training is a special project spearheaded by one of the Kid’s Physio volunteers, in attempt to making a more inclusive space for us to care for all patients!
* Please Note: the location has changed due to increasing interest and will now be held at:
Lecture Theater 1891. This room is in the Jim Pattison Pavilion located at 899 W 12th Ave, Vancouver, BC V5Z 1M9