Workshops & Conferences
Below is a list of upcoming workshops. Most workshops have applications for a variety of developmental disabilities and are appropriate for parents, educators, and anyone who interacts with a child/adult on the autism spectrum. Please find the topic you are interested in and click on the Register button.
|Date & Time||Workshop Title||Location||Status|
|Autism Shield for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and EMS||Morris County CIT||inservice|
7:00pm - 8:30pm
|Autism Internet and Social Media Safety||Virtual Session||coming soon|
7:00pm - 8:30pm
|How Do I Tell My Child They Have a Disability?||Virtual Session||coming soon|
Catalog of POAC Workshops Topics
Below is our training catalog. Click on each box for more information about that workshop. If you would like to schedule training at your location, have your school or organization call the POAC office at 732-785-1099.
Fire Safety and Autism
Learn fire safety strategies to keep individuals with autism safer. It includes concrete tips, training and solutions that can be implemented today.
Water Safety and Autism – How to Prevent Drowning
Drowning is 100% preventable. This workshop could save your student's/child's life.
Wandering/Elopement and Autism – Reducing the Risks
This workshop covers the best devices and strategies for keeping your child/student safer.
Autism Internet and Social Media Safety
Learn practical strategies for allowing individuals with autism to more safely navigate the internet and the most popular social media applications.
How to Create a “SMART” IEP
This workshop will go over the components of a SMART IEP and help you to craft a better document for your child and/or student.
Our most popular workshop addressing how to keep individuals with developmental disabilities safe in the home, school, and community.
School Bus Driver and Transportation Aide Training
A great workshop for all school transportation staff.
School Assemblies and Awareness Campaigns
Help students understand autism and how to be a friend to peers with special needs.
Expectations and Strategies for Hospital Staff
This workshop addresses emergency room visits, extended hospital stays and outpatient procedures.
Overview of Guardianship and Future Planning
Learn about future planning for your child with developmental disabilities.
Autism Recognition and Response for School Nurses
School Nurses will get the information and tools to help meet the needs of students with ASD.
Autism Recognition for Preschool Staff
Learn to identify early warning signs and how to share your concerns with parents.
How Do I Tell My Child They Have a Disability?
Learn how to recognize the signs when your child may be ready to have the conversation.
Overview of Autism for Parents of Newly Diagnosed Children
Expectations and strategies for raising a child with autism.
# Of First Responders Trained by POAC Autism Services
POAC trains thousands of police officers and first responders every year.
# Of Family Recreation Events
POAC's recreational events are run throughout NJ and always include siblings.
# Of People Who Have Attended POAC Recreation Events
Thousands of families attend our recreational events every year.