ABA Lunch and Learn Monthly Series

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Supporting Parents and Care Providers of
Children and Youths with Special Needs

The ABA Lunch and Learn Monthly Series provides support and guidance for parents and care providers caring for children and youths with Autism Spectrum Disorder or other special needs.

This 12-month virtual series offers learning opportunities to help give you the tools to overcome difficult situations when caring for a loved one. In exploring different topics and personal concerns, from toileting to community outings, we equip you with the resources and knowledge to assist you in your day-to-day, with support from the community.

Access a network of resources and support to empower you in your caregiving journey:

Expert Knowledge

Benefiting from the expertise of the series presenters who will share valuable insights and best practices

Tailored Support

Addressing unique challenges and specific areas of interest and concern with an opportunity to consult one-on-one with a BCBA or BCBA assistant

Continuous Learning

Ongoing learning opportunities that explore a wide range of topics, from toileting and positive parenting to mealtimes and communication

Practical Solutions

Equipping you with actionable resources, tools, and strategies to help overcome challenging situations in your caregiving role

Community Building

Accessing a supportive community with fellow caregivers who understand your experiences and can relate to your journey

Personal Development

Opportunities for personal growth and empowerment in your role as a parent or care provider

ABA lunch and learn series supporting parents and care providers.

WHAT TO EXPECT

Series Breakdown

During the course of this series, you will embark on learning experiences that will allow you to grow and thrive alongside a supportive community.

Banner of ABA Lunch and Learn Session #1 on What is Behaviour?

ABA Lunch & Learn #1:
What is Behaviour?

This session provides a foundational understanding of behaviour, offering valuable insights into its influencing factors.

Banner of ABA Lunch and Learn Session #2 on Positive Parenting

ABA Lunch & Learn #2:
Positive Parenting

This session provides valuable tools on how to foster good communication and positive attention to help children develop skills and decrease the use of challenging behaviours.

Banner of ABA Lunch and Learn Session #3 on Family Adaption

ABA Lunch & Learn #3:
Family Adaptation

This session offers guidance and suggestions on how to help families when they learn their child has a special need.

Banner of ABA Lunch and Learn Session #4 on Disruptive Behaviours

ABA Lunch & Learn #4:
Disruptive Behaviours

This session offers guidance on what to do when your child is engaging in problem behaviours.

Banner of ABA Lunch and Learn Session #5 on Being Part of the Community

ABA Lunch & Learn #5:
Being Part of the Community

This session offers guidance on how to address and manage challenging behaviours with your child in the community, ensuring a more enjoyable experience for the entire family.

Banner of ABA Lunch and Learn Session #6 on Self-Care Skills

ABA Lunch & Learn #6:
Self-Care Skills

This session offers guidance on how you can help your child reach their potential for independence.

Banner of ABA Lunch and Learn Session #7 on Mealtimes

ABA Lunch & Learn #7:
Mealtimes

This session offers guidance and tools on how to navigate behaviours with your child during meals.

Banner of ABA Lunch and Learn Session #8 on Social Skills

ABA Lunch & Learn #8:
Social Skills

This session offers guidance on how to develop the building blocks to teaching your child adaptive social skills.

Banner of ABA Lunch and Learn Session #9 on Fears and Anxiety

ABA Lunch & Learn #9:
Fears and Anxiety

This session explores the key 6 issues associated with internalizing behaviours that can affect your child’s mental and emotional well-being.

Banner of ABA Lunch and Learn Session #10 on Toileting

ABA Lunch & Learn #10:
Toileting

This session explores the signs of toilet training readiness for children and how to effectively plan and execute toilet training.

Banner of ABA Lunch and Learn Session #11 on Early Learning Skills

ABA Lunch & Learn #11:
Early Learning Skills

This session explores four early learning skills for children: (1) Imitation, (2) Following Instructions, (3) Play Skills, and (4) Making Eye Contact.

Banner of ABA Lunch and Learn Session #12 on Language and Communication

ABA Lunch & Learn #12:
Language and Communication

This session offers guidance and strategies for promoting communication skills tailored to your child’s skill level.

Interested in the Series?

Thank you for expressing interest in the ABA Lunch and Learn Monthly Series.
Registrations are currently closed.

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WANT TO KNOW MORE?

Attend An Information Session

Learn about ABA therapy and Spark’s services and support programs to help families and children thrive in a positive home environment.

Parent, caregiver attending a virtual info session

HAVE QUESTIONS?

Get In Touch

For more information about the series, contact aba@sparkcares.ca. For registration inquiries, please get in touch with us at events@sparkcares.ca.

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