Parent & Family Workshops

These workshops vary in topic and are sometimes in partnership with other organizations.  If you have an idea for a workshop, let us know!

Toilet Training & Behavior Basics

Saturday, September 14, 2019 join DSAGSL and St. Louis Children’s Hospital for this important two-part seminar. The cost is $15 for one session, $25 for both, and just $10 per session for each additional family member that attends. Lunch can be purchased in the hospital cafeteria.  Online registration will be available in June.

Toilet Training Tips and Tricks | 10am-12pm | Toilet training is a definite rite of passage for children and parents.  Don’t let this important skill become frustrating for your family.  Learn some practical tips and tricks to set everyone up for success!

Behavior Basics | 1pm-3pm | Behavior can be frustrating and confusing, but the good news is that there is a science of learning and behavior that can help you no matter what age or stage your child is in.  It is important to understnad the basics of behavior because once you do, you can apply them to a variety of situations.  Participants will learn these behavior basics and some effective strategies they can use to prevent and respond to their child’s behavior.

About the Speaker | Stacy Taylor, MA, BCBA, Owner, Advance Behavior and Learning, has a daughter with Down syndrome.  For over 18 years, Mrs. Taylor has worked as a behavior analyst providing services to people with developmental disabilities and behavioral challenges.   She has worked in a variety of settings including clinics, schools and homes. In addition to providing 1:1 treatment to children, she has also provided training and consultation to parents, teachers, therapists and agencies. Mrs. Taylor has spoken at numerous conferences across the country on behavioral treatment and has served as President of the board of the Down Syndrome Association of Central Florida. She teaches college level courses in learning, behavior and inclusion.