Monthly Archives: December 2015

Merry Christmas

Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!!

LIVING IN BALANCE

January 22, 2016 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm – The Southern Network of Specialized Care presents: “Living In Balance” with Terri A. Jaklin  BA,ND, IFMCp.  This videoconference will shed light on the concepts of stress and change and where they come together in practical recommendations to benefit your life. Please see FLYER attachment below for more details on registration and times. Handout available on […]

We Might Surprise You: Rights-Based Supports That Enhance an Individualized Approach to Service

January 18, 2016 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm – We Might Surprise You Flyer This 2-hour session welcomes back self-advocates who presented in May 2015 on the topic of person-directed outcomes. In this new training, participants will hear from people who know their rights, have confronted naysayers and now live by their own decisions. Presenters will review QAM legislation around rights education and explore […]

Development of Social Abilities for Individuals with a Developmental Disability or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) (Part 2) (Offered in French Only)

April 13, 2016 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm – Description available in French only. Partie 2 : Des stratégies concrètes Quelles sont les méthodes d’intervention efficaces (habiletés sociales) basées sur la recherche? Comment favoriser le développement des habiletés sociales des gens ayant une déficience intellectuelle ou un trouble du spectre de l’autisme? Pourquoi l’intervention de groupe est-elle optimale? Présentatrice Vicky Laframboise, Orthophoniste Cabinet d’orthophonie […]

Development of Social Abilities for Individuals with a Developmental Disability or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) (Part 1) (Offered in French Only)

April 6, 2016 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm – Description available in French only. Partie 1: Premier cadre du développement des habiletés sociales Que signifie « habiletés sociales », et quel est le lien entre la cognition sociale et la pragmatique? Quelles sont les différences entre la population ayant une déficience intellectuelle et la population ayant un TSA? Pourquoi est-il primordial de développer les […]

Introduction to Program Evaluation (Part 2) (Offered in French Only)

February 3, 2016 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm – Description available in French only. Selon les données disponibles, quelles sont les composantes pour mieux évaluer vos services et vos programmes? Quelles sont les erreurs communes commises lors d’évaluations de programme? Présentatrice Dre. Virginie Cobigo, Psychologue clinicienne et professeure agrégée Université d’Ottawa Public cible Gestionnaires Directeurs Responsables de la qualité des services Registration Videoconference Webcast

Introduction to Program Evaluation (Part 1) (Offered in French Only)

January 27, 2016 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm – Description available in French only. À quoi sert l’évaluation de programme? Quelles sont les notions de base dans ce domaine (ex. ressources, activités, résultats, performance, qualité, etc.)? Présentatrice Dre. Virginie Cobigo, Psychologue clinicienne et professeure agrégée Université d’Ottawa Public cible Gestionnaires Directeurs Responsables de la qualité des services Registration Videoconference Webcast

Applying Person-Centered Principles for Individuals Presenting Complex Needs (Offered in French Only)

March 7, 2016 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm – Description available in French only. Qu’est-ce que l’approche MAPS (Making Action Plans)? Comment soutenir un individu ayant des besoins complexes tout en restant fidèle à l’approche centrée sur la personne. Quels facteurs peuvent avoir un impact sur le comportement d’un individu ayant des besoins complexes? Présentatrice Tara McRae, Consultante en rehaussement de services Solution-s Public […]

Welcome to the newly refreshed CNSC Ontario website

Welcome to the newly refreshed CNSC Ontario website, please take a moment and browse around.  … Continue reading

Merry Christmas from all of us at the CNSC

December 25, 2015 @ All Day – The Community Networks of Specialized Care would like to wish you and your family and friends the very best this Christmas season!  

Technology in Action

March 24, 2016 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm – This workshop provides an overview of technology and media based tools and strategies currently used by families, researchers, and practitioners for individuals with ASD as well as the tools used by individuals with ASD themselves. It considers strengths and needs of individuals across the Autism Spectrum from those who are nonverbal and require augmentative and alternative  ommunication for basic communication, to those individuals […]

Does Mindfulness Really Work?

February 24, 2016 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm – Given the reach of mindfulness and its huge popularity, it is not surprising that practitioners and researchers working with children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) have started to explore the potential of mindfulness-based interventions with these individuals and their families and caregivers. Mindfulness is a mind-body based approach that helps people change the way they think and feel about their […]