Strategies to improve communication, social interaction and self-regulation for children, adolescents and young adults 



  • What are the top 5 things you can do “today” to help your children, students or clients to be happy, well regulated and available to learn - and to make your job more enjoyable?

  • What is it that makes transitions and changes so difficult?

  • What should you “do” about clients who repeat everything you say, or speak in “code”?


Learn the answers to these questions and much more in this dynamic and information-packed seminar.  Using real-life case studies and hands-on activities, we will discuss and practice effective and enjoyable techniques and strategies that increase self-regulation, communication, social interaction and learning for children, adolescents and young adults diagnosed with ASD, ADD/ADHD, Emotional Behavioral Disorder, Intellectual Disability, Multiple Disabilities and other severe communication disorders.




  • How to assess skills and knowledge to develop intervention plans

  • The importance of sensory-biological considerations

  • Multi-modal approaches that reduce anxiety, increase focus, and promote self-regulation

  • Encouraging desired behaviors

  • Provide structure and clarify communication

  • Apply antecedent interventions for successful task completion

  • Implement technology for learning and communication





Classroom Teachers, Parents, Special Educators, Speech-Language Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, Psychologists, Para-Educators, Medical Doctors, Social Workers, and others who work closely with children