Saying, "Hi", Video Modelling in the West Kootenays

Interviewer-Presenter: 
Michelle Pozin
Interviewee: 
Jamie Santano
Kim Deane
Diane French

This video will give an overview of a video modelling strategy used with a student in Rossland, BC.

type: 
Using Technology

The Psychological Assessment

Interviewer-Presenter: 
Michelle Pozin
Interviewee: 
Dr. Todd Kettner
Summit Psychology Group

The Psychological Assessment is the first step in a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders. Dr. Todd Kettner, a registered psychologist with Summit Psychology Group in Nelson, BC, describes the assessment process.

Dr. Kettner is affiliated with the British Columbia Autism Assessment Network (BCAAN).

BCAAN is responsible for assessing and diagnosing children in British Columbia who may have Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and will arrange for an assessment to be done as close to where you live as possible. There is no charge for their services. For more information on ASD diagnosis and testing, visit the BCAAN website or contact BCAAN at 604 453-8343.

type: 
for Parents

Visual Supports to Enhance Receptive Communication

length: 
20 minutes
Interviewer-Presenter: 
Michelle Pozin

For various reasons many individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) have difficulty with receiving and interpreting verbal information. Michelle Pozin (POPARD Education and Behaviour Consultant) discusses how the use of visual supports can facilitate understanding by providing a concrete, permanent manner to support understanding and increase independence. This presentation will give a brief overview and real life examples of the use of visual supports to enhance receptive communication in individuals with ASD.

type: 
Communication