We are proud to announce the receipt of a $750,000 Autism Program grant from the Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS). The grant will allow CARD to provide home-based, center-based, and school services for up to two years to underserved children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) who live in Austin and outlining areas.
The Institute for Behavioral Training is offering an 8-hour Supervisor training for autism!
We invite all BCBAs and BCaBAs, ABA clinicians, students, and professors to join Autism Research Group for a continuing education (CE) workshop at The Westlake Village Inn on November 6th, 2013 from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm as Jonathan Tarbox, PhD, BCBA-D, Marianne L. Jackson, PhD, BCBA-D, and Adel Najdowski, PhD, BCBA-D, speak on “Teaching Perspective Taking to Individuals with Autism: Intro to Relational Frame Theory, Research, and Practical Strategies.”
For parents with children on the autism spectrum, we would like to invite you to join a support group in order to share your experiences, trials and triumphs with parents in a similar situation. This group will be designed to inform, as well as to allow an open forum and safe place for discussion, sharing stories, asking questions, seeking and sharing advice, and so on.
Come join Autism Research Group for a FREE parent workshop at CARD’s Thousand Oaks center-based location on Thursday, September 26th at 6pm as Executive Director, Dr. Jonathan Tarbox, PhD, BCBA-D, shares practical tips and strategies for how to approach your child’s misbehavior in a positive and effective way.
Autism Live is today launching a new online portal, called “Parent 2 Parent,” featuring informative two-minute clips to educate parents on all things related to autism spectrum disorder (ASD), ranging from “Does my child have autism?” to more targeted issues, such as “How do I prepare for an IEP meeting?”
We invite all parents to attend this FREE, conference. Attendees will see presentations like, “The Journey of Being a Parent of a Child with Autism,” “Understanding NY Autism Insurance Reform,” “Understanding Your Rights as a Parent of Child with Autism” and “Functional Communication Training and Behavior Management.” Attendees will receive free “Back to School” backpacks for their child.
Kaiser Permanente has agreed to pay up to $9 million to settle a class action that alleged the health plan illegally refused to provide behavioral therapy for autistic children before it was mandated by state law.
That also means that the Back to School & More Autism/Asperger’s conference is happening! This Saturday, August 10th and 11th the Pasadena Convention Center is playing host to the Back to School event! Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from some of the leaders of the autism community and best prepare yourself and your child for the upcoming school year!
Our new office will handle most areas North of the Valley in the Conejo Valley