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Training: Social Thinking in Early Childhood Settings
October 27, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Social Thinking© is a curriculum for all ages that teaches how our words/actions create thoughts and feelings in those around us. This workshop includes concrete teaching tools and strategies to encourage positive interactions. Training will include tips on how to integrate Social Thinking into the classroom routine to make it a natural way to learn.
This is a cross-school training, with staff from multiple early childhood centers learning together. Cost is $200 per organization. If you are interested in attending or sending members of your school’s staff, please reach out to Administrative Coordinator Jo Rothman at .
Instructor: Amy Freedman
Amy Freedman has been a speech/language pathologist for 30 years. She attended The University of Michigan (Bachelor’s of Art) and received a Master of Science in Communication Disorders from Boston University. Her work experience began in a rehabilitation hospital working with head-injured and young strong patients. She then moved to schools, working with students from preschool through high school age. Amy has worked for Gateways for the last 18 years. Amy is interested in the social as well as academic success of her students. She runs social skills groups and consults with teachers and parents. Amy has been trained in the Social Thinking curriculum developed by Michelle Garcia Winner, which helps teach individuals from preschoolers to adults how to navigate the social world.