UNH Professional Development & Training

Updated 6-30-13

Social Thinking, Social Issues, and Social Skills Groups for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Portsmouth/Pease: CRN 175214, Wednesday, November 6, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m., 0.6 CEUs, $149, lunch included

This workshop will help you understand and gain knowledge in the field of social skills with the Autism Spectrum Disorders community. Educators and others who work with this population will learn why social skill group work is important, how to get a group started, how to help parents with social skills at home, and how to help children with ASD become more productive citizens. You will leave with specific ways to support children with ASD as well as children with Asperger's, Non-Verbal Learning Disorder, and ADHD.

Instructor: Robin Lurie-Meyerkopf, M. Ed., is the Associate Director of the Aspergers Association of New England. She has 20 years of teaching experience and runs social skills groups for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, and Non-Verbal Learning Disorders. She consults to schools and families and presents throughout the country on understanding our socially challenged students.

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