Seminar and Resource Fair for Newly Diagnosed Families
Saturday, June 9th
Mt. Zion Elementary School
2984 Mt. Zion Road
Jonesboro, GA 30236
"Autism 101" is a quarterly seminar and resource fair sponsored by
the Autism Society of America - Greater Georgia Chapter for families
of newly diagnosed children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). The
seminar is free and provides information that educates, enables and
empowers families as they begin the journey of caring for, planning
for, and treating their child. There is a resource fair immediately
following the seminar for families to meet and interact with local
providers of autism related goods and services.
Pre-registration is required to guarantee receipt of printed
materials. Please contact ASA-GGC at 770-904-4474 to register.
Additional information can be found on our website at www.asaga.com.
8:30am-9:00am - Check-in and receive materials
9:00am Noon - Seminar
Noon 1:00pm - Lunch (on your own)
1:00pm-4:00pm - Seminar
4:00pm-6:00pm - Resource Fair
What is autism and how is it diagnosed?
Services, Funding, and Advocacy
Autism's impact on the family
Sleeping, Feeding, and Toileting Issues
The Sensory Connection
Biomedical and Diet Interventions
The Basics of Applied Behavioral Analysis
Behavior Strategies and Positive Behavior Supports
Using Visual Supports
Promoting Language Skills
Enhancing Social and Play Skills
Planning and Organizing Tips and Tools
Providers, please contact ASA-GGC if you are interested in
participating in the resource fair.
Please forward this information as appropriate.