Autism Movement Therapy Certification Workshop March 18 & 19 LA

Saturday  18 March  2017  10:00 AM    Sunday  19 March  2017 3:30 PM
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Visit www.autismmovementtherapy.org to register
Sat & Sun 10-3pm


Participants will learn how to combine strategies and elements in order to create their own Autism Movement Therapy® method session as well as gain knowledge and the tools needed to stage a multi person performance based production at their own facility, school or recreation center.

Participants will learn the different elements and movement of dance.

Participants will learn how both above stated skills benefit individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders. And
Power Point on Positive Behavior Support (PBS) & 4 Functions of Behavior (ABA) Guided collaboration practicum
Autism Movement Therapy® : Positive Behavior Support (PBS)

I observed closely how Joanne was managing her class and was in awe at her patience and understanding of the children. I have never met someone who really just “got it” when it comes to kids on the spectrum the way that Joanne did. She pushes them to do the best that they can do even if it is just making eye contact with her in the mirror. She understood that each child is different and she worked with each child on a sort of “case by case basis.”

It was so interesting seeing how Joanne combined neurological findings with dance sequences. During the routines she would make comments such as what movement works what parts of the brain and exactly her motivation for adding a certain dance move into her routine. Although from an outsiders perspective the class may seem like a kids dance class like any other however, Joanne really incorporates research based methods into every part of her class. Getting up and moving with the children was a lot of fun and an excellent way to be introduced to the therapy.

- Kristina Zion, Testimonial Letter

Programs like Joanne's Autism Movement Therapy offer opportunities for our kids to develop the necessary and fundamental skills that benefit all our kids. Art saved my life!"
- Temple Grandin, PhD

dance education
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R & R Dance Studio
Cohasset Street 15359, Los Angeles, 91406, California, United States
R & R Dance Studio
Cohasset Street 15359, Los Angeles, 91406, California, United States