Autism Workshop Series

A free workshop series for parents, teachers, therapists, and others working with children on the autism spectrum. 
(BCBA CEU's will be available for qualifying workshops)

We are back with a new series of workshops!

Introduction to Pediatric Oral Motor and Feeding Therapy

Tuesday, June 26, 2018


In this workshop, you will learn about normal feeding patterns vs. feeding disorders in children. This introductory workshop will also cover techniques and strategies used to treat the broad spectrum of pediatric feeding disorders.

Opening Doors for Employment: Tips on Promoting Success for Individuals on the Autism Spectrum

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

PRESENTER: Dr. Stephen Shore

Even those individuals with ASD who achieved post secondary education or have highly developed skill areas often have difficulty selling themselves in job interviews and maintaining working relationships on the job. Drawing on his personal and professional experiences as an adult living with Autism, Stephen will share the strategies he has used successfully to find and secure employment and meet the expectations of employers for people throughout the autism spectrum.

Teaching Yoga and Other Physical Activities to Children with Autism and Developmental Delays

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

PRESENTER: Dr. Deborah Gruber, MEd, PhD, BCBA-D, LBA

This workshop is designed to introduce behavioral strategies such as physical prompts, picture schedules, video modeling, and positive reinforcement in the context of yoga and other physical activities. In addition to overall health and well-being, these strategies promote independence for a wide range of skills including play, communication, and socialization.

Communication: Augmentative and Alternative Speech for Individuals with ASD

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

PRESENTER: Sara Goldstein, M.S.Ed., CCC-SLP, TSSLD


Augmentative and Alternative communication (AAC) devices have been proven to be beneficial to the communication of both verbal and nonverbal children diagnosed with Autism spectrum disorder and related disabilities. This presentation by Sara Goldstein, M.S.Ed., CCC-SLP, TSSLD, will show evidence to support the impact of AAC on verbal output, in addition to a hands-on activity based on real-life case studies.

Posture and Gait Issues in Individuals on the Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

PRESENTER: Dalia Zwick, PT, PhD

Proper alignment of bones and joints is prerequisite to stabilize body motion during both static standing and dynamic walking. It is known that in individuals with ASD have a reduced perception of their body movement or shift relative to their own postural sway boundary. In this workshop, Dalia Zwick PT, PhD, shares posture principals of assessing the individual posture issues and suggests effective therapeutic yoga based postures and exercises.

Bullying: Practical Solutions for Eradicating Bullying for Individuals with Autism and Other Special Needs

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

PRESENTER: Dr. Stephen Shore


A great majority of people with autism experience bullying in school, in the community, and even into adulthood resulting in possible life-long negative implications such as lowered self-esteem, difficulties in relationships, and depression. This presentation will focus on informing parents, educators, clinicians, and others on how to identify and eradicate bullying on the individual, classroom, and school-wide levels.

Speaker: Dr. Stephen Shore, Adelphi University.

To watch parts one and two from the workshop, click the link below.

Leading Sensory Strategies: Shema Free Autism Workshop

Tuesday, December 19, 2017


The workshop, led by Alexa Moses, MS, OTR/L at Shema Kolainu, provided a comprehensive description of innovative sensory strategies. Some of the major issues, outlined in the presentation, included Sensory Processing Disorder, Self-Stimulatory Behaviors and Interventions, Snoezelen Room Use and Function, Easing Transitions During the Day, The Role of ABA and the ABA/Occupational Therapy Collaboration, Backpack Education for School/Home. Additionally, the audience was engaged in preparation of slime, a jelly-like toy aimed at providing different sensational experiences to children.

Verbal Behavior and Assessment: Shema Kolainu Free Autism Workshop

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

PRESENTER: Ariela Fuchs Harris, MsEd

A successful workshop on “Verbal Behavior and Assessment,” organized by Shema Kolainu-Hear Our Voices, was held on Tuesday, November 28 at Touro College in New York City. The event attracted a wide range of people, coming from different backgrounds, including specialists, family members and caregivers, therapists, students, educators, scholars and the general public. 

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All workshops are hosted at Touro College from 10:00am - 12:00pm,
with doors opening at 9:30am
Touro College
33 West 23 Street
New York, NY 10010-4202
(Across the street from The Home Depot)

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Call Us: 1-718-686-9600   4302 New Utrecht Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11219

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