Course: Preparing My Child With Autism For Mainstream

Course: Preparing My Child With Autism For Mainstream

Course: Preparing My Child With Autism For Mainstream Learning Part 1

(Focus: EIP)

   

Most parents would like to place their child in the mainstream learning path whenever possible.  Each student with autism is different and needs different levels of support and you will need to access each situation to see if what kind of school is more suitable for them.  

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If you are you considering a mainstream education placement for your child who has been diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder, you may have the following questions to ask:

  • How do you know if your child is ready for mainstream education? 
  • What do you need to know?
  • And how do you prepare your child and yourself?

Attend this workshop to find out the answers to these questions and more.

 

Date:19 May 10 (Wednesday)  
Time: 6.00pm – 9.00pm
Venue:Pathlight School
Pre-Requisite:None but useful for participants to have attended the Fundamentals of Autism workshop.
IMPORTANT NOTE:This workshop is the first of a 2-part series. The second part of this series is “Preparing my child with autism for mainstream learning Part 2: Strategies and Resources” available on November 3, 2010)

 

Target Audience
For the following who are caring for  young children (pre-school) with an Autism Spectrum Disorder who has intention to send their children for mainstream learning:
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Course Description

This workshop aims to empower parents and caregivers with the information and key decision-making factors to make an informed decision regarding their child’s readiness for mainstream learning.

Each student with autism is different and has access to different levels of support. Participants in this training workshop will be exposed to “real-life” case examples which will highlight readiness skills and types of supports that help to maximise opportunities for success when students with autism encounter challenges in a mainstream educational institution.

Participants will be encouraged to reflect on how the information can be utilised for making an informed decision that is best for their child.

Objectives of The Course 

Upon completion of the training workshop, participants will be able to:

make a more informed decision regarding their child’s placement in a mainstream educational institution based on:

  • child’s abilities and readiness
  • available resources within the family
  • the school’s philosophy and available support
  • identify steps that can be taken to gather more information for decision-making

     

     
    Registration Details
     
    Trainer:   
    Ms Alina Chua, Autism Consultant
    Fees: S$69.55 per participant (inclusive of GST, handout materials and refreshments)
    NCSS CTG Code:

    CTG001/09/10
    (Click here for Caregiver Training Grant (CTG) Application Form)

    Contact:Lina Kam, Training Co-ordinator
    Telephone:(+65) 6323-3258
    Email: lina.kam@autism.org.sg
              
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