Community Autism Resources' Gathering for Grandparent’s UNbrunch!
This event is for Grandparents of individuals with ASD only! You or your grandchild must live within the Community Autism Resources service region.
Saturday October 17th 9:30 - 11:30
During these times of Covid19 safety is a prime concern! This October we will being holding our semi-annual Gathering for Grandparents, minus the brunch, via zoom.
But, just because we won’t be enjoying a delicious brunch together doesn’t mean that we can’t have a great time!
Grab your coffee and join us to hear Community Autism Resource's' own Shannon Whitter as she discusses:
What are Social Skills and How Can we Support Social Skills Learning?
“Social Skills” is a buzz phrase that people frequently use when talking about Autism Spectrum Disorder. Discover the details of what skills actually fall under the umbrella of social skills. Learn how those skills can be taught, encouraged, and supported for any age individual with ASD. As always time will be set aside for Q&A!
In addition to our topic of Social Skills we will also have some fun and we’ll be doing gift card giveaways!
SPACE IS LIMITED!
Contact Jan Randall for more information or to register: email@example.com
About the speaker: Shannon Sousa, M.S., CCC-SLP is the social group and assistive technology coordinator for Community Autism Resources and the life skills instructor for the Gottschall Access Program. She is a speech-language pathologist who received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Wheaton College and Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Rhode Island. She recently received her certificate in assistive technology from the University of New Hampshire.
Shannon's focus of therapy is helping individuals communicate in effective and meaningful ways. She enjoys incorporating visual supports, interactive songs, and engaging games into therapy routines. Shannon loves supporting social coaches during PEERS classes for social skill development in young adults. In her free time, Shannon enjoys baking and crafting. She is a avid fan of Broadway plays and musicals.
Community Autism Resources is funded by the Department of Developmental Services and generous donors to provide services, programs, and supports.