Led by Temple Grandin, PhD
This On Demand Webinar is 2 hours. Information will be sent to you shortly after registration and registrants will be given unlimited access to the recording for a full year
Join Temple Grandin and see why she is so admired for her insight and practical approaches to helping children and young people.
Treating, counselling, supporting or parenting children and young people with neurodiversity challenges in a neurotypical world can be difficult enough during “normal” times. This period of uncertainty makes it even harder. This webinar with Temple Grandin’s down-to-earth insights and advice, along with the opportunity to connect with fellow caregivers and helping professionals around the world, will provide much needed support and a breath of fresh air.
In this 2-hour webinar, Dr. Grandin will discuss her thoughts on the situation today – children returning or not returning to school, uncertain schedules and routines, parents at home or at work, anxieties of a second wave.
The webinar will be open to a live Q & A so that webinar attendees will have a chance to ask Dr. Grandin about specific experiences or challenges that they are facing. As always she will share her time-tested ideas and practical solutions about what can be done right now to help provide structure, safety, routines and responsibilities to help children and young people deal more successfully with today’s challenges.
Join Dr. Grandin in this 2-hour INTERACTIVE Live Webcast and ask Dr. Grandin questions via video/online chat LIVE in real time.
All attendees will receive a certificate of participation. Continuing education credits will not be available through Leading Edge Seminars.
You will learn —
- Insights into the nature of challenges faced by young people on the Spectrum in the context of the pandemic
- How to manage the disruption of established routines
- Ways to negotiate the demands of learning for young people on the Spectrum: what works, what doesn’t
- Specific strategies on managing challenging behaviour while sheltering in place
- Technology and ASD: how to best use technology during this pandemic
Dr. Temple Grandin is a world-renowned autism spokesperson, scientist, inventor and advocate for the ASD community. She has lectured and inspired thousands of parents, teachers and health care providers with her unique and astute observations and teachings.
In 2010, Time magazine recognized her as “one of The 100 Most Influential People in the World”. The HBO Films award-winning Temple Grandin bio-pic explored how she became a scientist, best-selling author and groundbreaking animal advocate despite the challenges of autism.
Dr. Grandin is a past member of the board of directors of the Autism Society of America. Articles and interviews have appeared in the New York Times, People, Time, National Public Radio, 20/20, The View, and the BBC.
|1:00 – 1:30 pm|
What have we learnt in the past 6 months? Dr. Grandin explores current and ongoing challenges faced by the neurodiverse community that have emerged since the onset of the pandemic
|1:30 – 3:00 pm|
Q & A
Continuing education credits will not be available through Leading Edge Seminars but all attendees may receive a Certificate of Participation upon verifying their attendance. This certificate may be submitted to individual regulatory/licensing bodies in order to provide proof of continuing education activity.
This certificate features:
- Name of Participant
- Title of Training
- Name of Presenter plus their credentials
- Number of hours of training
- Date of training
- Confirmation that you have verified 100% attendance of the webinar
It is the responsibility of attendees to check carefully with their regulating body/organization that this certificate provides sufficient proof for them to claim CEs.
This training is aimed at all mental health professionals including:
- social workers
- medical professionals supporting mental health patients
- mental health counsellors
- marriage and family therapists and counsellors
- occupational therapists
- vocational rehabilitation therapists
- addiction counsellors
- religious counsellors
- case managers
- art therapists
- licensed professional counsellors
- all other professionals who would like to develop, update or expand their skills and knowledge in mental health practices