Social Skills Training Course
Date: Saturday & Sunday 14th & 15th April 2018
Time: Saturday 9:30 to 5pm / Sunday 10 to 5pm
Price: €250 per person
Teaching effective communication and Social Skills to kids with ASD. This two day weekend course will cover 8 main topics. It’s an opportunity to up-skill and learn practical strategies to build social skills in kids with ASD. CPD reflection handouts will be available for OTS and SLTs.
This innovative and effective new course is designed by Evaleen Whelton who is the creator of Konnect Social Skills Program for kids with ASD and founder of Konfident Kidz. The Konnect program has been running for 3 years and has had very positive feedback. It teaches kids and teens with ASD ways to enhance their social skills. Over the two days Evaleen will share some of her techniques and activities to teach social skills.
Sinead Moynihan is an Occupational Therapist and Special Yoga Instructor. Over the weekend Sinead will give practical strategies to aid concentration, sensory regulation, advise on group dynamics and creating an optimal environment where kids can learn and practise social skills.
A fun informative, practical weekend guaranteed! Information and strategies can be applied to clinical settings, in the school and/or in the home.
- Non-verbal communication
- Vocal Communication
- Joining In
- Making Friends
- Conflict Resolution
- Building Self Confidence