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  • Wed
    23
    May
    2018

    Social Thinking

    9:00 AM - 5:00 PMCork, Ireland

    Social Thinking® 3 Day Conference Cork 2018

    Wed, May 23, 2018, 9:00 AM –
    Fri, May 25, 2018, 5:00 PM IST

    LOCATION

    Silver Springs Hotel
    Lower Glanmire Road
    Cork, Ireland

    MICHELLE GARCIA WINNER is coming to Ireland!

    The ASD SLT SIG are excited to announce that we are hosting Michelle Garcia Winner to deliver 3-day Social Thinking Training from May 23rd – 25th 2018 at Silversprings Hotel, Co. Cork. Ticket price includes lunch and coffee breaks.

    For 20 years, Social Thinking has been developing and sharing its unique teaching methods to help individuals improve their social skills and social understanding. Over 1 million people have benefited worldwide from the award-winning treatment strategies and materials.

    Additional information can be found at www.socialthinking.com

    DAY 1 - Wednesday May 23rd

    The Social Thinking Informal Dynamic Assessment and Core Treatment Strategies (ages 5 - young adult)

    Delve into the mind of a person with social learning challenges. Our Informal Dynamic Social Thinking Assessment Protocol includes four unique assessment tasks, shown through video, to uncover how our students process and respond to social information in real time. Learn related strategies to boost treatment plans and/or use at home. Explore three core Social Thinking frameworks and strategies to use immediately: Social Behavior Mapping, the Friendship Pyramid, and the Spirals of Social Anxiety. Discuss factors to consider when running effective Social Thinking treatment groups.

    DAY 2 - THURSDAY May 24th

    Implementing Social Thinking Concepts and Vocabulary: A Day to Develop Team Creativity (ages 5 - young adult)

    Learn more than 20 Social Thinking strategies and three core treatment frameworks. Help individuals 1) understand social context and tailor their behaviors accordingly 2) learn core Social Thinking Vocabulary and concepts to encourage social communicative competence in groups 3) share an imagination to better understand and respond to others. Discover tools for teaching self-regulation, executive functioning, emotional understanding, and theory of mind/perspective taking. Work in teams to develop lesson plans to implement new strategies in the home, clinic, or classroom the very next day. People love this hands-on, engaging workshop!

    DAY 3 - FRIDAY May 25th

    “I’m going to be a video game designer!” Helping Teens Prepare for the REAL Adult World: (11 - young adult)

    Adolescence is a complicated time. Some students are willing learners while others appear resistant to helping themselves or others. What's a parent or professional to do? This course translates peer-reviewed published research on adolescent psychology, motivation, self-awareness, social anxiety, social learning challenges, independence, and more into hands-on strategies, clear frameworks, and concepts that we'll explore and discuss. By day's end, you'll have a larger toolkit to assist students in learning about their own executive functioning, sharpening their perspective taking, and developing their own personal public relations and self-management campaigns.

    Accomodation

    Clayton Hotel Silver Springs
    Tivoli, Cork
    Ireland T23 E244

    Single with B & B: €125

    Double with B&B €135

    Use the promo code when booking on the phone or online is: THEA230517.

    Also Accommodation within 1 mile of Silvesprings:

    1. Belvedere Lodge, Glanmire Rd, Co. Cork (021) 450 1682
    2. Vienne Woods,Glanmire Wood, Glanmire, Co. Cork(021) 455 6800

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