November Autism-Related Workshop Is on Problematic Behaviors

MELBOURNE, FLA. — Florida Institute of Technology’s School of Psychology offers free monthly workshops of particular interest to parents, educators and
professionals who deal with the issues of autism. The Nov. 12 workshop is “How to Deal with Tantrums and Other Problematic Behaviors.”

The presentations, scheduled from 6:30 to 8 p.m., take place in the Hartley Room, second floor of the Denius Student Center, in the heart of campus.

The November speaker is Ivy Chong, Ph.D., board certified behavior analyst and licensed psychologist in the state of Michigan. She serves as the program
director for the Scott Center for Autism Treatment. She also trains and supervises students at the graduate and undergraduate level, has taught courses in
behavior analysis and presented locally and nationally.

Her presentation will focus on aberrant behaviors that are typically exhibited by children diagnosed with autism and related disorders. She will review
possible causes, treatment and prevention strategies as well as criteria for obtaining consultation and support services.

The Denius Student Center is located off Country Club Road, near University Boulevard. For more information, contact the School of Psychology at (321)

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