Certificate in Autism

Certificate in Autism
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Overview

Autism is a complicated neurobiological situation that continues to baffle families and professionals every day. There is so much that we already know, though also so much we do not know yet. Join Maude as she carefully unfolds the different layers of Autism and look at key components in understanding these complexities. She will take you on a journey through assessment and treatment while sharing case video of different ranges on the spectrum from mild, moderate to severe. The professional will feel empowered to engage in treatment with new tools for assessment and new ideas for treatment. Maude’s approach is a strength-based model that shows respect and dignity towards the autistic, while also mobilizing them into becoming the best versions of themselves they could be. This will be workshop you will not want to miss!


Course Outline

Day 1:

  • 09.00 to 11.00am ASD Classification and Components
  • 11.00 to 11.30am Break
  • 11.30 to 13.00pm Different Theories Explained


Day 2:

  • 09.00 to 11.00am DIR/Floortime Theory
  • 11.00 to 11.30am Break
  • 11.30 to 13.00pm Sensory Processing Considerations


Day 3:

  • 09.00 to 11.00am Assessment Tools
  • 11.00 to 11.30am Break
  • 11.30 to 13.00pm Assessment lab in breakout room


Day 4:

  • 09.00 to 11.00am Intervention
  • 11.00 to 11.30am Break
  • 11.30 to 13.00pm Intervention lab in breakout room


Day 5:

  • 09.00 to 10.30am Case study through video and clinical discussion
  • 10.30 to 10.45am Break
  • 10.45 to 12.00pm Case study through video and clinical discussion


Course Objectives

Participants will be able to :

  • Explain different theories related to the Autism Spectrum
  • List the 6 developmental levels of Dr. Stanley Greenspan
  • Apply at least 4 principles of intervention to influence social-emotional processing in autistic persons
  • Recognize the importance of considering Theory of Mind (ToM) when planning intervention related to social perspective taking
  • Prioritize 8 elements of sensory processing relevant to the diagnostic classification of Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • List different standardized assessment tools for assessing Autism
  • Analyze through video 6 functional emotional developmental capacities to support clinical understanding to drive intervention planning.
  • Use created forms created specifically for this workshop to view and analyze data through video observation
  • Develop clinical thinking through viewing case studies and intervention sessions
  • Consider multiple intervention ideas to support achieving goals and outcomes across the spectrum of Autism


Who Can Benefit?

Occupational Therapists, Speech Language Pathologists, Educators, Researchers, Neuropsychologists, Educational Psychologists.



Providers Terms
  1. Please note that registration will be on a first-come-first-served basis and course fees must be paid prior to closing date to reserve a place.
  2. Payment of fees is not a guarantee for the event to be staged as planned. Should the event be cancelled for any reason, a full refund will be made to all registered participants and no other claims are allowed. The organiser disclaims responsibility should any change in the event occur for any reason.
  3. Participants to the course are not allowed to split registration for different persons.
  4. For 1 full day seminar, only one set of meal entitlement per day shall be given to the registered participants. For half day seminar, only coffee and tea will be provided.
  5. Food served will be “no pork and no lard”.
  6. No refund of fees for participant cancellations including medical leave but substitutions are allowed with written request to organizer at least two working days before the course commences.
  7. Registration will be taken as confirmed upon receipt of payment or issuance of invoice. Any cancellation will not be allowed. However, substitutions are allowed with written request to organizer at least two working days before the course commences. Please note that registration will be on a first-come-first-served basis. Payment must be received by due date, before attendance of training.
  8. All information provided in this form is accurate up
Tickets:
Early Bird Rate$813Closed
Standard Rate$887Book

Tickets:

Early Bird RateClosedStandard Rate$887
Contact Hours:

16.5 hrs

When:

Mon, 14 March 2022

Start Time:

9:00 AM

Duration:

5 Morning Sessions

Format:

Lecture

Language:

English

Venue:

Online

Address:
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Your Computer,
Webinar, Online,
Singapore, SST

Bridging Talents
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Speaker(s):
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Maude Le Roux

OTR/L, IMC, SIPT, CTC, DIR-FT International Trainer

Maude Le Roux is a familiar face to us in Singapore as she continues to inspire us with new learning, impacting on our intervention with children and adults. Her workshops are popular and previous feedback included much praise. Maude was born and raised in South Africa and graduated from the University of Stellenbosch in Cape Town in 1984. Maude and Charl Le Roux moved to the USA in 1993 and opened A Total Approach in September 2001. Maude is SIPT certified and specializes in Sensory Integration services as it applies to functional activities of daily living, including improving the ability of children / students of all ages to partake in his/her learning environment.

Maude uses the practice of Sensory Integration in her center as a base for all her work. She designs her own live courses with regards to Autism and the impact on functional performance, activities of daily living, including the impact on academic performance. Maude works with a team of occupational therapists and speech language pathologists in her center She is well known for her experience and work with children who carry a diagnosis on the Autism Spectrum, Attachment, Sensory Processing Disorder, and Dyslexia/ Learning Disabilities. She is a mentor to many therapists, including OT and DIR professionals internationally. She opened The Maude Le Roux Academy online in January 2019. Maude has presented at conferences in a variety of settings across the US and also internationally. She has co-authored the book, The Listening Journey, with Francoise Nicoloff, and her second book, Our Greatest Allies, is now available on Amazon.com.

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