Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) Awareness Presentations

These educational and interactive presentations are designed to increase the awareness and enhance empathy of peers of students with an ASD.

Please note, parental consent is required for diagnosis specific presentations.

CCR conducts the following presentations:


Understanding Friends ©

(Adapted from Catherine Faherty Asheville TEACCH Center) This hands on presentation will allow students to “walk in someone else’s shoes”, by experiencing what it may be like to have visual, hearing, fine motor, gross motor, neurological and/or speech impairment.


Understanding Autism

This hands-on presentation uses video clips, group discussions and activities to help students understand the difficulties with language, communication, and behaviour that students diagnosed with Autism face every day. Students will also have an opportunity to discuss strengths associated with an Autism diagnosis and will increase their awareness of the disorder.


Understanding Asperger’s Syndrome

This hands-on presentation uses video clips, group discussions and activities to help students understand the strengths and challenges related to Asperger’s Syndrome. Through the presentation students will increase their awareness and understanding of Asperger’s Syndrome


Availability


Awareness Training workshops are available to children, youth, families and adults in the Sudbury, Manitoulin, Algoma, Thunder Bay and Kenora/Rainy River Districts.

How to Get Started


To request ASD training, please contact CCR in your district.