At School Social Stories
Local Autism Support Groups
Parents Engaging Autism Quinte (PEAQ), an autism parent support group, meets once a month on the first Tuesday of the month (no meetings in January, July and August) at Kerry's Place, 189 Victoria Avenue, Belleville at 6:30 to 8 p.m. If you have questions or suggestions for autism topics that are important to you please go to our FaceBook account and post your suggestions so that we can invite appropriate autism professionals to speak at these meetings. There won't be any meeting in December but we are taking local families supporting individuals with moderate to severe sensory challenges to the Christmas Event at the Children's Safety Village half an hour prior to the event being opened to the public.
Autism parent support group meeting hosted by Mental Health Agency, Trenton and Military Family Resource Centre (MFRC) meeting is on the Second Thursday of the month from 6 to 7:30 p.m. If you have require any further information please contact Marya Peters for more information at 613 392-2811 ext 3953 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
For info on Community Living Prince Edward County Parent Support group, contact Resource Consultants @ 613 476 6038
Central Hastings Autism Support Group meets in Madoc at the Recreation Centre. Contact Renee O’Hara, Family Resource & Support, 613-966-7413 or Tammy Kavanagh, Family Resource & Support, 613-332-3227
Thursday, September 3, 2009
Assessing spoken language of ASD child
June 12, 2009
A promising language assessment tool for children with autism
Dr. Daniela O'Neill, CIHR-funded researcher at the University of Waterloo, has developed a language assessment measure that may be especially helpful in assessing spoken language in children with autism. The Language Use Inventory (LUI), a standardized questionnaire that asks parents about their child's use of language in various kinds of settings, was recently included among a set of recommended benchmark measures for evaluating the efficacy of interventions that target spoken language acquisition in children with autism in a report by a panel of autism experts convened by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD).