Self Care and Resiliency

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Self Care and Resiliency Program (Live)

Being a parent or support personnel serving children on the Autistic Spectrum/Special Needs can be one of the most challenging endeavors an individual can undertake.

Employing practical tools based on principles of yoga, mindfulness and social /emotional learning, this program teaches practical ways the parents and support personnel can take better care of themselves and, as a result, take better care of those they serve.

FORMAT

  • For parents, teachers, professionals and those that serve the Autistic/Special Needs population
  • Presented in five 3-hour sessions
  • A certificate is awarded to each participant upon successful completion

CONTENT

  • Teaching and practicing specific yoga/mindfulness tools for stress management that can be incorporated into one’s daily routine.
  • Focus on taking care of yourself first, so you can better take care of those you serve
  • Keys for practicing life enhancing nutrition
  • Offers tools and techniques to support individuals with ASD Enhances self-regulatory especially during times of high anxiety and meltdowns
  • Learn skills that enable them to support, advise and engage parents more effectively
  • Improves participants’ relationship skills, leadership ability and professional  competence by reinforcing essential life skills such as: focused listening, communication, forgiveness, taking responsibility and conscious choice
  • Improves participants’ relationships not only with their own children and the students that they work with, but also with other family members
  • Presenting and practicing ways of staying supportive and present during stressful moments
  • Addresses many of the unique challenges that the parent and caregivers of an autistic child face:
    • Sleep deprivation
    • Proper nutrition and the avoidance of certain foods
    • Circumstances and events that may trigger their child’s anxiety
    • How you relate to the issue of raising an Autistic child
    • Communication challenges with your child and other family members
    • Accepting your child’s limitations and at the same time envisioning greater possibilities for the future
    • Moving from Survive to Thrive, looking to the future with faith and optimism
    • Understanding and accepting other people’s attitudes towards an individual with Autism

MATERIALS

  •   The book Masterful Parenting…Creating meaningful connection with your child
  •   Yoga mats, Yoga manual and handouts

Self Care and Resiliency (Blended Online)

FORMAT

  • For parents, teachers, professionals and those that serve the Autistic/Special Needs population
  • The class meets for 6 weeks. During each week the participant is responsible for watching 3 video half hour video segments. Segments demonstrates practical yoga exercises, relaxation techniques, nutritional enhancement and specific social/emotional learning topics
  • Each week participants meet online for 1 hour and 15 minutes with the facilitator.
  • A certificate is awarded to each participant upon successful completion

CONTENT

  • Teaching and practicing specific yoga/mindfulness tools for stress management that can be incorporated  into one’s daily routine.
  • Focus on taking care of yourself first, so you can better take care of those you serve
  • Keys for practicing life enhancing nutrition
  • Offers tools and techniques to support individuals with ASD Enhances self-regulatory especially during times of high anxiety and meltdowns
  • Learn skills that enable them to support, advise and engage parents more effectively
  • Improves participants’ relationship skills, leadership ability and professional  competence by reinforcing essential life skills such as: focused listening, communication, forgiveness, taking responsibility and conscious choice
  • Improves participants’ relationships not only with their own children and the students that they work with, but also with other family members
  • Presenting and practicing ways of staying supportive and present during stressful moments
  • Addresses many of the unique challenges that the parent and caregivers of an autistic child face:
    • Sleep deprivation
    • Proper nutrition and the avoidance of certain foods
    • Circumstances and events that may trigger their child’s anxiety
    • How you relate to the issue of raising an Autistic child
    • Communication challenges with your child and other family members
    • Accepting your child’s limitations and at the same time envisioning greater possibilities for the future
    • Moving from Survive to Thrive, looking to the future with faith and optimism
    • Understanding and accepting other people’s attitudes towards an individual with Autistm

MATERIALS

  • The book Masterful Parenting…Creating meaningful connection with your child
  • Yoga manuals and handouts

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