June 3, 2021 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Brock University’s Lifespan Development Research Institute

Please join us for a free live webinar as part of Brock University’s Lifespan Development Research Institute’s community speaker series entitled The Effectiveness of Virtual Parent Training for Young Children At-Risk for Autism Spectrum Disorder on Thursday, June 3 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. EST

Topic: New research is showing that infants and young children at-risk for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) make developmental improvements with the implementation of parent training intervention.

This free online webinar, presented by graduate student Claire Shingleton-Smith and Drs. Maurice Feldman and Julie Koudys, Dept. Applied Disability Studies, will discuss a parent-focused early intervention program via telehealth for young children at-risk for ASD, while highlighting:

  • Early results showing an increase in generalized parent teaching skills after the intervention
  • The impact of parent training on child development

How do I register? This webinar is free and open to the public, but registration is required to gain access to the online event. RSVP online at www.brocku.ca/lifespan-development-research/virtual-parent-training-ASD

Please note that this webinar will not recommend any specific resource and/or treatment options, nor will it be intended to provide individual advice. Individuals should consult with their personal healthcare team/treatment provider for all healthcare recommendations and decisions.

For more information, please contact Jayne Morrish at jmorrish@brocku.ca