Introduction to autism and Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA)

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Tuesday 13 and Wednesday 14 May 2015

This two day training course is aimed at parents, carers and professionals. It provides a thorough overview of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) and its relevance to autism education. Participants will develop their understanding of how behaviours are learned, explore the implications of this for children and young people with autism and see how ABA works in practice.

I feel more confident to understand my child’s behaviour.

Parent

Learning objectives

  • Understand what autism is and how this may impact upon an individual
  • Understand what ABA is and its relevance to autism education and intervention
  • Understand how and why ABA can support learning and development for individuals with autism
  • Explore the principles of ABA and how these can be used for teaching and learning
  • Understand the next steps withregards to ABA training.

Suitable for

  • Parent and carers
  • Professionals

Trainer

Jessica Aviles – Senior Behaviour Analyst

Jessica Aviles received her MS in Counselling with an emphasis in Applied Behaviour Analysis from the California State University, Los Angeles. After working and consulting in home, clinic, and school settings in California she moved to London in 2010 and began working at TreeHouse School. For the last 10 years, Jessica has worked extensively with parents, carers, educators and individuals with autism and other related developmental disabilities to improve the quality of life for those affected by the condition. She presented her research on decreasing self-injurious behaviour at the Applied Behaviour Analysis International Conference in May 2013.

  • BA in Psychology
  • MS in Counselling, emphasis in Applied Behaviour Analysis
  • BCBA (Board Certified Behaviour Analyst)

Times

This course runs from 9.30am until 3.30pm each day. Please arrive 15 minutes early for registration.

Location

The Pears National Centre for Autism Education, Woodside Avenue, London, N10 3JA. See How to find us for full directions and a map.

Course fees

  • Parents and carers: £80
  • Professionals: £180

How to book

Please download and complete the booking form (DOC 50KB) and email it to the Training Team at training@ambitiousaboutautism.org.uk or you can mail it to the address provided on the form.

Further information

For further information, or if you have any queries about the course, please contact the Training Team on 020 8815 5166 or email training@ambitiousaboutautism.org.uk