Relaxation Strategies

length: 
7 minutes
Interviewer-Presenter: 
Jacquie Bezo

Jacquie Bezo, an Educational and Behavioural Consultant with POPARD, will discuss some of the challenges individuals with ASD may face in the area of stress & coping.

Examples of both concrete and abstract methods of relaxation will also be reviewed.

type: 
Emotional Regulation

Emotional Regulation

length: 
6 minutes
Interviewer-Presenter: 
Jacquie Bezo

Self-Regulation

length: 
5 minutes
Interviewer-Presenter: 
Jacquie Bezo

Jacquie Bezo is a POPARD Educational and Behaviour Consultant.

Non-Verbal Communication Part 2: Activities

length: 
8 minutes
Interviewer-Presenter: 
Jacquie Bezo

This is the second of a two-part series on non-verbal communication by Jacquie Bezo (POPARD Education & Behaviour Consultant). A variety of non-verbal communication activities and games are reviewed in this lesson.

type: 
Communication

Non-Verbal Communication Part 1: Introduction

length: 
5 minutes
Interviewer-Presenter: 
Jacquie Bezo

This is the first of a two-part series on non-verbal communication by Jacquie Bezo (POPARD Education & Behaviour Consultant). She discusses what is non-verbal communication and shares an activity on how to introduce non-verbal communication to students with ASD.

type: 
Communication

Work Experience

length: 
5 minutes
Interviewer-Presenter: 
Jacquie Bezo

This short documentary, narrated by Jacquie Bezo (POPARD Education & Behaviour Consultant), shows a high school student with an autism spectrum disorder participating in work experience as part of his functional program. Samples of visual supports and task analysis are included throughout the documentary.

type: 
Functional Curriculum

Social Stories and Social Behaviour Maps

length: 
9 minutes
Interviewer-Presenter: 
Jacquie Bezo

Jacquie Bezo (POPARD Education and Behaviour Consultant) discusses techniques by Carol Gray and Michelle Garcia Winner to develop social cognition. Video clips demonstrate how to use social stories, comic strip conversations, and social behaviour maps with a grade one student with autism.

type: 
Social Skills

Sharing Information During Conversations

length: 
11 minutes
Interviewer-Presenter: 
Jacquie Bezo

Jacquie Bezo (POPARD Education and Behaviour Consultant) describes the challenges students with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) face in knowing how much information to share during conversations. Video clips demonstrate students participating in conversational activities and how they can learn to monitor the appropriate amount of information to share.

type: 
Social Skills
Communication

Conversation and Topic Maintenance

length: 
6 minutes
Interviewer-Presenter: 
Jacquie Bezo

Jacquie Bezo (POPARD Education & Behaviour Consultant) describes conversation activities for three different age groups. Video clips demonstrate students practicing conversation activities, such as staying on topic, making related comments, and bridging conversation topics.

type: 
Social Skills
Communication

Circle Time Conversation

length: 
10 minutes
Interviewer-Presenter: 
Jacquie Bezo
type: 
Social Skills
Communication