There is an overabundance of information for autistic children and adults on how to be social, and it's always from a non-autistic perspective.Speaking and Training Schedule

Catherine Faherty has been creating autism teacher training models and speaking at conferences since the 1980’s. Below is a sampling of her most recent presentations from 2017 and 2018 speaking engagements, presentations, and professional training.

Text from photo on left: There is an overabundance of information for autistic children and adults on “how to be social”…and it’s always from a non-autistic perspective.

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November 2016

TEACCH Fundamentals (Athens, Greece)

November 11, 2016 - November 13, 2016

November 11-13, 2016 in Athens, Greece, Catherine Faherty, TEACCH Certified Advanced Consultant, provides training in the foundational theory and strategies of Structured TEACCHing. For more information or to register, please contact Proseggisi, a Speech and Language clinic, Special Education and training provider based in Athens, Greece. Presentations will be given in English, with simultaneous translation in Greek.

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January 2017

Nurturing Resilience: Talking with children and other autistic family members about difficult-to-talk-about topics…death, dying, private and public tragedies (Orlando, FL)

January 21, 2017
Florida Mall, in Orlando, Florida., Florida Mall
Orlando, FL United States
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January 21, 2017. Catherine Faherty and co-presenter, Alberto Breccia,  LCSW, present at the 2017 CARD Conference in Orlando, Florida. The conference occurs at the Florida Mall, in Orlando, Florida.  

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February 2017

Social Stories™ Describing Life! (Athens, Greece)

February 25, 2017 - February 26, 2017
Dimotiko Theatre, Piraeus, Greece, Leof. Ir. Politechniou 32
Piraeus, 185 35 Greece
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February 25-26, 2017. Catherine Faherty provides training in Social Stories for members of SATEA, a society of public school special education teachers. This special 2-day seminar is organized and sponsored by the Association of Graduates of the Departments of Special Education,  ΣΥΛΛΟΓΟΣ ΑΠΟΦΟΙΤΩΝ ΤΜΗΜΑΤΩΝ ΕΙΔΙΚΗΣ ΑΓΩΓΗΣ,  ΣΑΤΕΑ, an organization of public school special education teachers in Greece, to provide continuing education and training  for public school special education teachers. This seminar includes lectures and interactive discussion with Catherine Faherty.  Presentations…

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April 2017

What Is True For Me…A Practical Approach to Teaching and Learning Self Advocacy (Asheville, NC)

April 3, 2017
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April 3, 2017 for the Autism Symposium in Asheville, North Carolina. Since the 1990’s, Catherine Faherty has been committed to discovering what it takes to help children and adults on the autism spectrum to speak for themselves, to speak their truth, to become self-advocates. She shares insights, experiences, and generous practical suggestions - based on understanding and respect for unique learning styles - to best nurture and promote the practice of self-advocacy.

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Understanding Cognition & Related Issues for Individuals with ASD, and the Extensive, Effective Use of Visually Structured Strategies (Kinston, NC)

April 7, 2017
Caswell Development Center, Kinston, NC, 2415 W Vernon Ave
Kinston, NC 28504 United States
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April 7, 2017 at Caswell Developmental Center in Kinston, North Carolina, sponsored by the University of North Carolina AHEC, specifically for the Allied Health Staff, Psychologists, Social Workers, Direct Care Staff, Nurses, Teachers and other staff at Caswell Developmental Center. This full day training is an in-depth overview of the rationale and implementation of a variety of visually structured strategies for a variety of purposes, from organizational skills to communication support; and for a wide range of individuals, from children…

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Catherine Faherty has been creating autism teacher training models and speaking at conferences since the 1980’s.  To inquire about these topics; or to find out if she can speak about another topic, contact: