Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Dealing with Behavior Challenges of Special Needs Children

presented by Lake Washington School District PTSA... 

"Dealing with Behavior Challenges"
By Nancy Rosenberg, PhD, Autism Specialist, University of Washington

Are you dealing with meltdowns, aggression, self-injurious behavior, or other challenging behaviors in your child with special needs? Dealing with problem behaviors can present some of the biggest challenges for family members of children with special needs. This talk will present some practical and positive strategies for preventing challenging behaviors from occurring in the first place and addressing them when they do occur.
Tuesday, January 25, 2011
7 – 9 pm
LWSD Resource Building16250 NE 74th St, Redmond 98052 (Redmond Town Center)
You're invited to arrive at 6:30 PM to network with other parents and/or to look at our Lending Library cart.
Nancy Rosenberg, PhD, BCBA is an autism specialist and the parent of a child with autism. Nancy received her doctorate in special education from the University of Washington with primary emphases on autism and Positive Behavior Support. She developed and teaches a class at the University of Washington on Positive Behavior Support and has also developed and taught classes for families on how to address challenging behaviors in their children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Nancy currently directs a UW autism study here in the Lake Washington School District. She also provides consultation and training for schools and families around children with autism and other developmental disabilities. Nancy's son, Brian, who has autism, has been in the district since kindergarten and now attends Eastlake High School.

Please invite your peers to join us, too! All are welcome!

No memberships or fees, just the sharing of resources and networking!

To be added to the PTSA Special Needs Group email distribution list, please contact the Chairperson, Julie Shalaby, jmshalaby@hotmail.com  Being on this list allows you to get resource info, meeting reminders and summaries, as well as access to files on our LWSD PTSA Special Needs Group Yahoo! web site. This list is not shared with anyone.

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