Sign up for Social Understanding Workshops in December

Workshop: How to Win Friends and Influence People

Gain social understanding skills on how to: 

  •      Have extended conversations (What comes next?!)
  •      Navigate a crowded room (Who ARE all these people?)
  •      Decide when and HOW to end a conversation (Are we DONE yet?)

Wednesdays: December 3rd, 10th, and 17th.

Location: Integrated Autism Consulting, 45 Maple Avenue, Barrie

Time: from 1:00 to 3:00 pm

Cost: $115.00 for sessions and materials

(Please pay at the first class.)

About the Teacher:

Alanna Shields Barker, Director of ImprovAbility! ,has acted, written and taught for over 30 years.  As an actor, she worked all across Canada in most of the major theatre centres.  She has written and produced her own work at The Toronto Fringe Festival (Chain Mail, 1994) and taught scene study and improvisation in the GTA for the last 20 years.  She trained, worked and taught at The Second City in Toronto, London and Detroit. 

Alana has a first hand knowledge of Asperger’s /Autism as a member of her immediate family has an ASD diagnosis.  She has trained as an Autism Intervenor with the Geneva Centre where she also certified in the areas of Social Skills training and anxiety management.  Alana’s overriding goal as a teacher is to help others unleash their creative, social sides.


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