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Autism And Communication- January 29th
Location: Lucan, St. Joseph's School
Date: Wednesday the 29 January 2020
Not Open to the Public

 

AsIAm is delighted to announce the launch of our newly reformed community support series in association with SuperValu.

The Focus on the first series of support seminars (January to March) is on ‘Autism and Communication’ and will be given by expert specialist on this topic, Speech and Language Therapist Lisa-Anne Roche. Alongside Lisa-Anne we will have a representative from the Autism community speak on the evening, followed by a short question and answer session.

This seminar will focus on practical tips for supporting communication skills including using visual supportsand developing communication strategies. It will also cover ideas on developing social communication skills and being a clear, consistent communication partner.

Tickets are available at the following link https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/autism-communication-tickets-89557489863

Lisa-Ann is a Speech & Language Therapist for the past 12 years. Her experience includes working as part of an Early Intervention Team (0-5 years) and a School Age Team (5-18 years) along with running her own private practice for the past 9 years. Her passion and experience is working with children with additional needs particularly Autism. She is trained in the diagnostic assessments of the ADOS-2 and ADI-r and therapeutic approaches such as DIR Floortime Model-Greenspan Approach. She is trained in PECS and is a LAMH tutor. She is committed to helping each child and their family to reach their communication potential. Lisa-Ann is enthusiastic about supporting and educating families on communication skills and strategies for developing same.

Tea and Coffee will be provided on the evening. The venue is St. Joseph’s College, Lucan on the Esker road.

If you have any queries please contact Michael at michael@asiam.ie

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