Thursday April 24 Schedule

8:00am-8:45am Registration

8:45am-9:15am Welcoming Remarks

The world of employment has changed, and continues to evolve - Gail Hawkins

10:45am-11:00am Break

11:00am-12:00pm Concurrent Sessions (Choose 1)
  • E1 - Money Matters: financial literacy for everyone.
  • E2 - Job Carving
  • E3 - Youth GAMBLING in Our Community
  • E4 - Create the Vision, Believe in the Possibility
12:00pm-1:00pm Lunch (North Room)

1:00pm-2:00pm Concurrent Sessions (Choose 1)
  • F1 - Workplace Accommodations and Bridging the GAP
  • F2 - What Happens when School Ends
  • F3 - Utilizing the iPad in Employment Settings for Adults with Disabilities
  • F4 - Beyond Behaviour Programs
2:00pm-2:15pm Break

2:15pm-3:15pm Concurrent Sessions (Choose 1)
  • G1 - Tips & Tricks for Successful Transitions to College for Individuals with Disabilities
  • G2 - Respite Services: Who, What, Where & How
  • G3 - Keeping our Children Safe in a Wired Word: A Guide to Internet Safety
  • G4 - Continue - Beyond Behaviour Programs
3:15pm-3:30pm Break

3:30pm-4:30pm Concurrent Sessions (Choose 1)
  • H1 - Translating Asperger Syndrome
  • H2 - General overview of employment assistance for individuals who have barriers to employment
  • H3 - Starting with Proloquo2Go¬†
  • H4 - PEERS: Overview and the results of data collection

There will be opportunities during breaks and dinner to view a variety of exhibits/vendor displays from community partners, associations and other groups of interest to families and individuals with Developmental Disabilities and/or Autism. If you are interested in setting up a display, please phone 519-685-8700, ext. 53367 or e-mail:

You can get more details on each workshop by simply clicking on the Workshop Identifier (E1, F2, .....)