When: Thursday, March 1, 2018
Where: Arlington, TX | Arlington Convention Center
Continuing Education: To Be Determined
Speakers: Carol Gray
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Social Stories Workshop with Carol Gray
Carol Gray is a Consultant to Children, Adolescents, and Adults with Autism, providing support via workshops and presentations, information, referral, resources, and direct services for individuals with autism, their families, and professionals who work on their behalf. Carol is best known for the development of Social Stories, a well-respected evidence-based practice used worldwide with people with autism of all ages. She is an internationally sought-after keynote and seminar speaker, and has completed over 1,100 presentations.
Carol has received many awards for her work, including:
This workshop is for any parent, professional, family member, or friend who is working on behalf of one or more infants, toddlers, children, adolescents, or adults with autism. Participants who complete the workshop will receive a Social Stories 10.2 Certificate.
Description Social Stories™* (Social Articles for adults) have helped individuals with autism of all ages understand and respond effectively to daily interactions and events. The earliest roots of Social Stories extend to efforts to help secondary students with autism succeed in vocational experiences in the community; giving Social Stories a sound philosophy and timeless practical value.
Today, Social Stories are an evidence-based practice used with individuals with social communication disorders worldwide. Despite the popularity of Social Stories, parents and professionals often miss opportunities to write ‘that one Story that makes all the difference’ or systematically employ them throughout an individual’s lifespan.
Using lecture, discussion, and activities, this presentation demonstrates the value of Social Stories throughout the lifespan as participants learn to develop Social Stories for those in their care. We will discuss the state of the art (and science) with examples of Social Stories that teach previously unaddressed concepts (categorization, organization, patience, resilience, and perseverance, as a few examples), all the while building self-esteem and supporting generalization.
Participants will gain an updated understanding of what
They will also leave equipped with new Social Story topics and strategies to make Social Stories work harder and longer for each person with autism from first steps through adulthood.
Participants will be able to:
Social Stories 10.2 Certificate upon Completion!
COURSE CONTENT DISCLOSURE: This course will focus on Social Stories™ and limited information or no information will be shared about like products.
Carol Gray, M.A. is a Consultant to Children, Adolescents, and Adults with Autism, providing support via workshops and presentations, information, referral, resources, and direct services for individuals with autism, their families, and professionals who work on their behalf. Carol is best known for the development of Social Stories™, a well-respected evidence-based practice used worldwide with people with autism of all ages. She is an internationally sought-after keynote and seminar speaker, and has completed over 1,100 presentations.
Financial - Author/Speaker for Future Horizons, Inc. and receives speaker fees and royalty payments
Non-Financial – No relevant non-financial relationships exist.
Continuing Education Credits
Future Horizons offers Continuing Education Credits for the following associations:
TBD, Please check back soon for Educational Credit Details.
Schedule & Map
|7:00am||Registration and Continental Breakfast|
|8:00||Carol Gray - First Session|
|10:00||Carol Gray - Second Session|
|11:30||Lunch on your own|
|12:30pm||Carol Gray - Third Session|
|2:30||Carol Gray - Last Session|
About the Venue:
Arlington Convention Center
Meeting Rooms 5-8
1200 Ballpark Way
Arlington, TX 76001
Future Horizons is dedicated to making its courses, events and meetings accessible to all. We strive to provide access – to the fullest extent possible – to our conferences based on an awareness of participants’ needs. If you require assistance due to a disability, please provide Future Horizons with the information and we will engage in a process to work with each individual to determine appropriate accommodations.
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