Using the Flexible and Focused curriculum, practical strategies will be explored to help teach learners to be focused, organized, flexible, and able to effectively manage their emotions and their environment. Resources such as checklists, data sheets and task lists will be shared with the learner to use in real-life everyday situations. The goal is to improve the executive functioning skills, as it applies to the learner, in the following areas: self-awareness, inhibition and impulse control, self-management, attention, organization, problem solving, time management, planning, working memory, emotional self-regulation and flexibility.

Benefits:
These sessions will provide the learner with the appropriate tools to enhance their own executive functioning skills, which are involved in everything they do every day to manage their own behaviour.

Duration: 2 hours per week for 8 weeks

Start as early as July 13, 2020.

To be scheduled with Therapist based on Caregiver availability. Sessions to be scheduled between July and September.

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* 1. Child & Community Resources is offering a wide range of services to support children, youth and families. 

It is not clinically recommended to be engaged in more than one consultative-type service at a time.  Being actively involved in another consultative-type service may impact clinical integrity and negatively affect outcomes for your child or youth.

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* 2. Eligibility Requirements:
 
Learners aged 6 or older with a confirmed diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder, who are having difficulties with being aware of the impact their actions, self-managing, routines, organization, self regulation, task initiation and flexible thinking.

Must have a reliable Internet connection and a device with webcam and audio capabilities. An adult facilitator must be present to help guide the intervention.

By checking the box below, you are confirming that you have reviewed eligibility requirements for this session.

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* 3. Please tell us a little bit about yourself:

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* 4. Child & Community Resources has a limited amount of tablets, which we can loan to families who require them.

Do you require a tablet? 

Your information will be sent to Child & Community Resources' Administrative Support Team, as well as to the session facilitator.  We will contact you prior to the event to answer any questions you may have, and to discuss technical requirements for attending the virtual session.

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