EVENTS YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS
APRIL 1-30 | ART EXHIBIT: NEW WORK
Rust Belt Books, 415 Grant Street, Buffalo
This annual April art exhibit co-curated by our friends at Rust Belt Books, features an eclectic mix of ASI artists’ latest work. This exhibit is free and open to the public.
APRIL 3-28 | ART EXHIBIT: THROWBACK
WNED’s Horizons Gallery, 140 Lower Terrace, Buffalo
A selection of brand new work in remembrance of things past: Old Hollywood, classic cars, retro phones and plenty of nostalgic television.
APRIL 19 | AUTISM 101
Presented by Shaun Doyle, Director of Training and Staff Development
In Autism 101 we’ll explore the communication and social needs of people on the Autism Spectrum. This workshop can be applied to a wide range of professionals and/or parents to address the characteristics of Autism and strategies for working with this wonderful population in a multitude of settings.
Featuring Shawn Manvell, M.S. CCC-SLP Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist
Join us Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 8:45 am – 12:45 pm at Classics V Conference and Banquet Center. Shawn Manvell is a licensed speech-language pathologist and iOS app developer who works in five counties surrounding Los Angeles, California. This evidence-based workshop is directed towards professionals and parents who work with and care for toddlers, children and adolescents who demonstrate feeding difficulties. You will learn strategies and hands-on techniques that will reduce mealtime struggles and increase food intake. The presentation will also discuss the prevalence of feeding disorders and factors that contribute to feeding problems, as well as the difference between picky eaters and feeding disorders. Learn how to expand the child’s repertoire of food choices and decrease refusals and other problems to make mealtime a success!
MAY 18 | SOCIAL SKILLS WORKSHOP
Presented by Alanna Lipinski, a postdoctoral psychologist
Join us at 7 pm for this free workshop. Download a flyer here.
This workshop will identify evidence based practices for teaching, generalizing, and maintaining social skills for children with autism spectrum disorder. Parents and professionals will learn how to directly teach skills, reinforce appropriate interaction, and generalize skills to various situations and settings.