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Autism 101 Scheduled for June 9th

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    Autism 101 Seminar and Resource Fair for Newly Diagnosed Families Saturday, June 9th Mt. Zion Elementary School 2984 Mt. Zion Road Jonesboro, GA 30236 Autism
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      Autism 101
      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.

      Schedule
      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

      Topics include:
      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.
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