Michelle Garcia Winner Returns With More Social Thinking in 2016

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Michelle Garcia Winner Returns With More Social Thinking in 2016


About the Speaker

Michelle Garcia Winner, MA, CCC-SLP. is the founder of Social Thinking® which specializes in developing treatment strategies for helping persons with social cognitive learning challenges. She runs and works in her clinic, has authored numerous books and speaks internationally. She was awarded a Congressional Certificate of Special Recognition in 2008.

Who is this conference for?
Parents, professionals, teachers, caregivers of individuals with social challenges

Day 1: Thinking About YOU Thinking About ME (kinder – young adult)

What You Will Learn

  1. Define what “perspective taking” means and how it impacts academic learning as well as social communication.
  2. Define at least four different levels of the Social Thinking-Social Communication Profile.
  3. Explain why some treatment programs work for a particular level of ST-SCP functioning and are not as effective with another functioning level.
  4. Explain why social observation is critical for interpreting language.
  5. List the four steps involved in developing social communication skills.
  6. Describe a treatment activity that aligns with each of the four steps above.

Day 2: I’m going to be a video game designer!” Helping Teens Prepare for the Adult World (middle schoolers – young adults )

What You Will Learn

  1. Describe how the ILAUGH model is relevant for issues involved in the transition to adulthood, such as university or job skill success.
  2. Explain a “realistic transition plan” and name three items to focus on during transition planning.
  3. Create a lesson to teach students to evaluate their motivation and become accountable for applying what they have learned in other settings.
  4. Explain how anxiety can be a “stop sign” in an individual’s ability to use social thinking and related skills.
  5. Explain a way to teach students to graph their “good” job skills, including being accurate and productive, in addition to social thinking skills.
  6. Explain how a student can learn to identify and prioritize his or her own treatment goals.

When: 2nd & 3rd September 2016

Mont' Kiara International School
22, Jalan Kiara, Mont Kiara,
50480 Kuala Lumpur

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