Parent Workshops and Webinars

Autism New Jersey offers parents workshops on a variety of topics. For more information on any workshop, call 800.4.AUTISM.


Through the support of DCF’s Children’s System of Care (CSOC), Autism New Jersey is pleased to offer the following free sessions on several frequently requested topics. Come to one or all to learn about strategies you can try at home, best practices for instruction and addressing unsafe behavior, advocating for your child, and taking care of yourself. Contact Elizabeth Neumann, M.A., BCaBA at 609.588.8200, ext. 45 or eneumann@autismnj.org with questions about the workshop content, and contact the host Family Support Organization to register. Seating may be limited, so advanced registration is required. We look forward to seeing you there!

To download the Parent Workshop flyer, click here.


 

Understanding and Improving Challenging Behavior

 11am to 1pm

Family Support Organization of Essex • 60 Evergreen Place, Suite 407 • East Orange, NJ 07018 

Presented by: Stephanie Flamini, BCaBA of Autism New Jersey

Understanding why a challenging behavior is occurring is crucial to developing a plan to address it. Participants will learn about identifying common functions of challenging behaviors, implementing strategies for preventing and changing behaviors, and monitoring progress. Learn a 7-step plan involving proactive steps that can be taken to teach more appropriate behaviors that can significantly improve your child’s quality of life.

To register, contact:  Yvonne Garrett Moore • FSO of Essex County  • 973.395.1441 x 23   •  moorey@fsoec.org


 

Webinars

Guardianship and Estate Planning

Presented by the Law Firm of Hinkle, Fingles & Prior. 

Wills, Trusts, Social Security, Medicaid…Planning for the future for your child with autism can be complicated. Should you have bonds and savings accounts in your child’s name? Who should you designate as guardians for your child(ren)? When should you begin this process? This webinar will help you to understand the issues surrounding your decisions when planning for the future. 



33rd Annual Conference

October 15 & 16, 2015

Same registration rates as 2014! Learn more>>

Why register?

  • Keynote presented by NJ Teacher of the Year, Mark Mautone
  • 72 workshop choices on topics across the lifespan
  • Almost 100 exhibits offering resources for all ages
  • Posters presenting new research
  • ASHA and BACB credits available