Monday, January 5, 2009

TWO ASP Meetings

from Jean McCoubrey, thanks -- JD

Saturday, January 17, 2009, 1pm-3pm
Northern Home for Children
5301 Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19128
Light refreshments provided


Wednesday, January 21, 2009, 6:15pm-8pm
CBH, 8th & Market, 7th floor
Philadelphia, PA 191070
(Please sign in at the front desk)
Light Meal Provided
*Note change in conference rooms to E & C
Art and Music Therapy Social Skills Programs
Presented by Kathryn Snyder, MA, ATR-BC, LPC
from The Art Of Friendship
and The Rythym and Friendship

In the context of structured, therapeutic (and fun) art activities, existing strengths are reinforced, new social skills are taught, and self esteem is built. Utilizing the arts, direct instruction of social lessons on social awareness and social skills and coping strategies are taught in a fun and engaging way. Their new Music Therapy program is a fun, creative way to engage socially while also practicing the social thinking curriculum developed by Michelle Garcia-Winner

Kathryn Snyder is a Board-Certified Art Psychotherapist & Licensed Professional Counselor dedicated to helping children & families survive & thrive in a challenging world. She has been in practice for over 10 years specializing in social & emotional problems of early childhood and adolescence. A graduate of the Hahnemann Creative Arts in Therapy Program at Drexel University and continues to supervise master's degree candidates.

*ASP greatly appreciates your RSVP for an accurate head-count*
215-413-7106, OR NASYA06@MSN.COM To RSVP and for Childcare
call 215-413-7106

What is Autism Sharing and Parenting?
ASP is a volunteer run, 501(c)3 community-based, support group with the following goals
  • To provide a support system for children with a diagnosis
  • of Autistic Spectrum Disorder and their families
  • To educate the under-informed and culturally diverse
  • populations in Philadelphia area
  • To advocate for Children with ASD and their families
  • To increase awareness of Autism and related families issues
  • in the Philadelphia area

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