Autism Community Workshops are open to (a) parents of a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or (b) professionals who work in the Autism Field. Workshops are free of charge and will provide training in the methods of Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) and Verbal Behavior (VB), as well as topics related to Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Workshops will be conducted in English; however, printed materials will be available in English and Spanish. Please note, there is no child care available. To RSVP please email

Autism Community Workshops will take place at:
7400 West. 24 Avenue, Hialeah, FL 30016, in the 2nd floor library.

*** Training will take place at MIAMI CHILDREN’S MUSEUM
980 MacArthur Causeway, Miami, FL 33132

Aug. 26, 2017
9am – 11am Everything You Need to Know About SFACS
(This session is for SFACS Families only)

Sept. 23, 2017
9am – 11am Addressing Self-Injurious Behaviors (SIB)
11am – 1pm Managing Behaviors in Public
1pm – 3pm How to Collect Data

Sept. 30, 2017
9am – 11am Introduction to ABA
11am – 1pm How to Use ABA in the Classroom

Oct. 14, 2017
9am – 11am Autism & Seizures – Part One
11am – 1pm Autism & Seizures – Part Two

Oct. 21 , 2017
9am – 11am The Power of Reinforcement
11am – 1pm What is Verbal Behavior (VB)?
1pm – 3pm Using Verbal Behavior in the Home Setting

Oct. 28, 2017
9am – 11am Introduction to Video Modeling
11am – 1pm Social Stories

Nov. 4, 2017
9am – 11am PICA
11am – 1pm CPR Training (Doesn’t count towards Parent Training credit)

Dec. 2, 2017
9am – 11am Potty Training
11am – 1pm Sleep Issues
1pm – 3pm Autism & Property Destruction

*** Dec. 9, 2017
9am – 11am Distinguishing Between Medical Issues & Behaviors

Dec. 16, 2017
9am – 11am Coping with Holiday Stress

Jan. 2018
9am – 11am Speech vs. Language

11am – 1pm Is My Child Ready for AAC?
1pm – 3pm Facilitating Speech & Communication

Feb. 3, 2018
TIME TBD Creating a Balanced & Happy Life While Dealing with Autism
(Location TBD – requires RSVP)

*** Feb. 10, 2018
9am – 11am Autism & Property Destruction

Feb. 24, 2018
9am – 11am Girls on the Autism Spectrum & Puberty
11am – 1pm Boys on the Autism Spectrum & Puberty

March 3, 2018
9am – 11am Medicaid Waiver
11am – 1pm Medicaid & Transition

*** March 10, 2018
9am – 11am Autism & Exercise

March 17, 2018
9am – 11am SSI Part One
11am – 1pm SSI Part Two (Doesn’t count towards Parent Training credit)

May 5, 2018
9am – 11am 10 Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew
11am – 1pm Talking to Neurotypical Children About Autism

*** May 12, 2018 9am – 11am Medicaid Waiver

These trainings take place on Wednesdays from 1:00-2:00 pm, and are for families of student who are enrolled in the School. (SFACS Parent Trainings will take place at the school, in the first floor Conference Room.)

Nov. 15, 2017
Fostering Friendships

March 14, 2018
Let’s Talk Autism

May 16, 2018
The Sensory Child