‘No More Meltdowns’ – Dr Jed Baker in Melbourne to help us achieve this
Dr Jed Baker is a world-renowned expert on social skills and social communication challenges for people on the autism spectrum. He will be in Melbourne on Friday 26 June for a full day workshop on effective interventions for behavioural and social challenges.
Amaze is delighted to be working with Autism SA to bring you this workshop.
When: Friday 26 June, 9am to 4.320pm
(Register from 8am)
Where: The Pullman Albert Park,
65 Queens Road, Albert Park
Amaze Member – Individual/Family $150 per person
Amaze Member – Prof/Edu $240 per person
Non-members $300 per person
About the workshop
The workshop will cover a range of important topics:
- Managing and preventing challenging behaviours and effective intervention
- Why most social skills programs fail! Six key Components of Social Skills Training
- How to deal effectively with meltdowns and be able to put together an effective behaviour plan to prevent frustrations
- Ways to motivate verbal and non-verbal students to want to socialize
- How to create programs for typical peers to accept students with disabilities, reduce bullying and model positive behaviours
About Dr Jed Baker
Jed Baker, PhD is the director of the Social Skills Training Project, an organisation supporting individuals with ASD and social communication challenges. He is on the professional advisory board of Autism Today, ASPEN, ANSWER, YAI, the Kelberman Center and several other autism organisations.
Dr Baker is well known for his lectures and provides training internationally on the topic of social skills training and managing challenging behaviours. He is an award winning author of six books, including Social Skills Training for Children and Adolescents with Aspergers Syndrome and Social Communication Problems; Preparing for Life: The Complete Handbook for the Transition to Adulthood for Those with Autism and Aspergers Syndrome; The Social Skills Picture Book; The Social Skills Picture Book for High School and Beyond; No More Meltdowns: Positive Strategies for Managing and Preventing Out-of-Control Behavior, and No More Victims: Protecting those with Autism from Cyber Bullying, Internet Predators & Scams.
His work has also been featured on ABC World News, Nightline, Fox News, the CBS Early Show, and the Discovery Health Channel.
Visit www.socialskillstrainingproject.com to learn more about Dr. Jed Baker.