We are excited to share our unique and extensive experience by offering training to education professionals throughout the year through our Autism Center for Learning located at our main school and administrative site at 4444 Bryant and Stratton Way, Williamsville, NY 14221.
For more information regarding trainings through the Autism Center for Learning, please call (716) 631-5777, ext. 328 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Upcoming Workshops & Training Sessions
ASI is a N.Y.S. Approved Provider of Coursework/Training in the Needs of Students with Autism.
We are pleased to announce that Autism Services, Inc. is a NYSED approved provider of training in the needs of students with autism. Effective with applications after September 1, 2009, all candidates for a Classroom Teaching certificate in all areas of Special Education are required to complete coursework or training from a State Education Department approved provider of such training. To see if your certification title requires this three hour course, please visit the New York State Office of Teaching website at http://www.highered.nysed.gov/tcert/autism.html.
2014 Training Schedule & Registration Schedule
|Monday, January 27, 2014||9:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.||Monday, January 20, 2014|
|Monday, March 24, 2014||6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.||Monday, March 17, 2014|
|Monday, August 11, 2014||9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.||Monday, August 4, 2014|
|Tuesday, September 30, 2014||9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.||Tuesday, September 23, 2014|
You may register one of two ways:
- Download the registration form and mail the completed form with your check or money order payable in U.S. funds to Autism Services, Inc., 4444 Bryant Stratton Way, Williamsville, NY 14221. Payment must be included with your registration form. Please make checks payable to Autism Services, Inc.
- Register online via PayPal below:
Sensory, Emotional, and Behavioral Regulation
in Individuals with ASD
Paula Aquilla, B.Sc. OT
Saturday, September 27, 2014
8:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
Classics V Conference and Banquet Center
On Saturday, September 27, 2014, Autism Services, Inc. and the Autism Society Western New York Chapter are pleased to present “Sensory, Emotional, and Behavioral Regulation in Individuals with ASD.” The presenter is Ms. Paula Aquilla, B.Sc., OT, an occupational therapist and author of “Building Bridges Through Sensory Integration- Therapy for Children with Autism and Other Pervasive Developmental Disorders.” This workshop will examine the dynamics between sensory integration, and emotional as well as behavioral regulation in individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Parents and professionals will learn how to identify when sensory/emotional/behavioral dysregulation occurs, as well as practical strategies to help those affected learn and maintain self-regulation in the school, home, and community environments. An collaborative approach for sensory integration and the role of language/communication in self-regulation will also be discussed. This workshop is geared for both professionals and parents.
In addition, we are pleased to announce that we will be offering ASHA CEU credit through the Speech-Language-Hearing Association of Western New York (SHAWNY), and IACET as well as AOTA CEUs for OTs/COTAs/PTs/PTAs through Learning Partners! The cost and CEU credit information is listed below:
Parent/Individual with ASD – $11
Speech-Language Pathologist & Audiologists – $35 (.35 ASHA CEUs)
OT or COTA – $35 (.3 IACET CEUs; .3 AOTA CEUs; 3.75 NBCOT PDUs)
PT or PTA - $35 (.3 NYS Approved PT Board CEUs)
Other Professional/Paraprofessional/Students – $25 (No CEUs awarded)
PRE-REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS 9/22/14!!!
Please note that walk-in registration will be available the day of the workshop, but $10.00 will be added to the above fees for late registration. Both online and mail-in registration are available below. Please join us at Classics V Conference and Banquet Center for this exciting presentation! We hope to see you there!
Please note that Mother’s Crown Jewelry will be at the workshop selling autism awareness bracelets and keychains. Makes Sense Autism Spectrum and Special Needs Supply Store will also be at the workshop.
Sibling Education Workshop
11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.
Please join us in the next chapter of our sibling education program as we continue to try and help siblings of children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) understand the communication, behavioral, and sensory integration challenges faced by their brothers and sisters. Please join ASI’s Clinical Department Staff as we present the video “Understanding Brothers and Sisters on the Autism Spectrum” by Coulter Video. The video will be followed by a question/answer period facilitated by our clinical staff, as well as networking opportunities for families. Siblings attending the program should be between the ages of 7-12 years old. As always, parents are expected and encouraged to attend. The workshop will be held on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at Autism Services, Inc., and the registration deadline is Thursday, September 15, 2014. Please note that there is no charge to attend. Please call Tracy Panzarella at 631-5777, ext. 328 to register. Please note that space is limited. We hope to see you there!