Developing an Understanding
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Kalyn Falk, MA
Kalyn teaches CTRI workshops in the areas of autism and wellness. She is a gifted facilitator who brings a wealth of knowledge to her training from both her professional background and from her experience raising her 16-year old with profound autism. In university she majored in developmental studies, psychology, and conflict resolution studies. Throughout the last fifteen years, Kalyn has worked with schools, government agencies, and health care organizations to increase awareness and understanding of autism as an educational consultant, trainer and parent. Kalyn published her first book, Mother of the Year and Other Elusive Awards: Misadventures in Autism, in 2013. As a facilitator, she is a warm and engaging speaker who incorporates experiential learning into her presentations. Read blogs written by Kalyn here.
This webinar covers a wide range of information related to autism spectrum disorder, including diagnostic criteria from the DSM-5, common characteristics and myths associated with autism, and specific terminology used in the field. Viewers will learn strategies for supporting individuals with autism that are based on kindness, curiosity, and respect. Basic frameworks and approaches for having effective interactions with people on the spectrum will also be provided.
Interested in watching the companion webinar?
Click to order: Autism – Strategies for Self-Regulation Webinar
Learning ObjectivesUpon completion of this webinar participants should be able to
- Describe the diagnostic criteria for ASD
- Identify 3 keys to effective interactions
- List different approaches and when they would be most useful