Autism Workshop

 

Alokdhara once again has the honour of bringing C-DAC a Central Government Under taking to create more opportunities for the children living with autism.C-DAC helps with a computer generated softwere which tries to bring out emotion through various VDO clipping on the screen. It evokes emotion positive and negetive through the visual stimulation and mark the reaction of children produces. A tool to measure emotional understanding and expression indirectly induced computer graphics and animation.
Children with autism mostly cannot show there emotion whether they are happy, angry or sad. Had they have any means to show or express their emotion many unwanted behaviour would have come under control also they would have been better understood by their so called normal counterparts. The tool also helps in developing speech ward and language.
The tool also helps over all assessment of the interevention programme of a child. A person with higher cognitive level may express happiness, sadness or anger.If a child with autism expresses emotion when the device is in action any faint expression of emotion will lead us to believe some change of improvement has taken place. The graph is showing upward movement and the intervention programme is on the right track

 
Workshop dates: 12th January & 13th January, 2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Programme Details

Day 1:

Time: 9.30am – 4.30pm

  • Session 1: 9.30am–11.30am
    Educating the child with Autism: Experiencing, recognizing, and providing practical solutions for managing sensory issues.
  • Tea Break: 11.30 am–11.45am
  • Session 2: 11.45am–1.30pm
    Teaching techniques from Dr. Stephen Shore’s personal perspective – Special Ways And Techniques for inclusive education of children with autism. Addressing the importance of education in communication and social interaction in conjunction with the academics of mathematics, reading, etc.

  • Lunch Break: 1.30pm – 2pm
  • Session 3: 2pm–3pm
    Developing a platform of readiness to face the life of adulthood. Beginning with setting up a good work ethic, now is the time to start educating individuals with autism in the rules of social interaction and how to process nonverbal communication as the child begins to enter adolescence.
  • Tea Break: 3pm–3.15pm
  • The same topic continues after the tea break: 3.15pm–4pm
  • Question and Answer session: 4pm – 4.30 pm
  • End of first day’s session

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Day 2:

Time 9.30am – 4.30pm

  • Session 1: 9.30am–11.30am
    After a brief comparison of approaches, and introduction to the Language and Cognitive Development Centre (LCDC) we will look at how practitioners of the Miller Method address key questions in terms of body to environmental awareness, reframing the function of behaviour, and cognitive functioning through the Miller Method. We will also look at some of the specialized techniques and materials that are central to Miller Method practice.
  • Tea Break: 11.30 am–11.45 am
  • Session 2: 11.45am–1pm
    Miller Method continued
  • Question and Answer session on Miller method: 1pm–1.30 pm
  • Lunch Break: 1.30 pm – 2pm
  • Session 3: 2pm–3pm
    Research indicates early exposure to keyboard music increases neural connections in the corpus collosum of the brain. This section focuses on how individuals with Autism can be meaningfully included in the music curriculum – and by generalization, in the arts as a whole.
  • Tea Break: 3.pm – 3.15pm and
    Display of books / CD: on the spot sales and orders
  • Session 4: 3.15pm– 4.30pm
    Effective successful transition to Adulthood: Preparing for physical changes, navigating the adult world of social interaction, employment, and involvement in the community.
  • End of the session.

Charges

  • Delegates registration fees: Rs. 2000
  • Early bird registration fee: Rs. 1,500

    Last date for early bird registration: 30th October 2012

  • Students doing Post Graduate Diploma / Degree course in Special Education : Registration fees: Rs. 1,000
  • Students Doing Post Graduate Diploma / Degree Course in Psychology: Rs. 1,000

Arrangements for food and lodging will be done on request on a first come first serve basis.

Venue

Saturday Club
No 7, Wood Street, Kolkata–700016

Contact

  • Workshop Coordinator: Sraboni Saha
    Mobile: +91 9830011445
  • Alokdhara School Office: Between 11.30 am – 1pm
    Address: 1/2D Bose Pukur, Prantik Pally. Calcutta 700042
    Near Bose Pukur Sitala Mandir
    Phone Number: +91 3364508205

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