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Thursday, February 23 • 9:00am - 12:00pm
Looking Beyond the Behaviour:Supporting Students with High Functioing ASD and ADHD

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Navigating the world as a child on the Autism Spectrum can be a confusing and many times frustrating experience.  Learn practical tools designed to help you guide your high functioning ASD students towards success in the classroom. This workshop is designed to explore the diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder as it appears in the classroom, with a focus on children with high functioning Autism (formerly referred to as Asperger’s Syndrome). We will explore methods of functional behaviour assessment, classroom intervention, and proactive behaviour management.



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Melissa Miller

Professional Development/ Disability Support, Foothills Academy
Melissa Miller has supported children and adults with disabilities for over nine years, seven of which was spent as a behavioural therapist with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. She has a breadth of experience as both a behavioural therapist and an educational assistant with a unique and practical perspective. She currently sits on the Bow Valley College Educational Assistant Advisory board. Melissa has presented for the Calgary Board of... Read More →


Thursday February 23, 2017 9:00am - 12:00pm
2503 Red Deer College