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Monday, June 5, 2017

Help4Aspergers/IAS Professional Training Course


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The course contains the following modules:

1. Understanding Aspergers/ Aspergirls – a necessary primer about Aspergers in general / tailored towards females, depending on the student’s needs.

Learning objectives: 1. Understand why (female) AS is important yet often difficult to detect and diagnosis. 2. How strengths can mask challenges, emotional difficulties, selective mutism.  3. How AS manifests differently at different ages…and much more.

Provided: A 90-minute webinar/skype session with Rudy Simone, included in the cost of course.

2. AS and Employment – Finding and keeping gainful employment is necessary for almost all people to lead healthy productive, and independent lives. The lack of this has serious consequences and can result in poor mental and physical health, shortened life span, the inability to keep a family and more.

Learning objectives: 1. Understand what people on the spectrum want and need from their employment. 2.  Learn how to use obsessions as a key to finding the perfect job. 3. Manage more adeptly, the interview process, disclosure and more.

Provided: A 90-minute webinar/skype session with Rudy Simone, included in the cost of course.

3. Friendships and Socializing for Females on the Spectrum – Social relationships are much more complicated for women and girls so this module is directed at females only, although of course some of the information is universal.

Learning objectives: 1. Understand and recognize different kinds of friendships and socializing styles of the Aspergirl. 2. Help the Aspergirl establish and maintain friendships.  3. Understand the importance of self-advocacy in work and life relationships.

Provided: A 90-minute webinar/skype session with Rudy Simone, included in the cost of course.

4. Managing Sensory Issues and Avoiding Meltdowns  — Sensory issues are a huge part of life on the spectrum, even if this is not understood or communicated by the spectrum individual themselves.

Learning objectives: 1. Learn to spot triggers and manage before meltdown. 2. Understand soothing behaviors, how to replace not repress. 3. Learn a multitude of body/mind/environment strategies to minimize impact of stressors

Provided: A 90-minute webinar/skype session with Rudy Simone, included in the cost of course.

The following options are also available (learning objectives provided upon request):
5. Creativity, Asperger’s and Identity
6. Sex, love, dating and marriage on the spectrum
7. Disclosure and educating others about the autism spectrum
8. Ritual and Routine, Logical and Literal Thinking, Bluntness, Empathy, and Being Misunderstood
 
The total cost for the course is $450 /and $75 for each option

Learn more here.