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Charles County, “Life After an ASD Diagnosis”

January 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST

Next steps after receiving an initial diagnosis

The purpose of this workshop is to provide an overview of autism, as well as the common resources and evidence-based treatments that are effective for children with autism spectrum disorders. We will review what autism is, common myths about autism, community resources and funding option, and evidence-based treatments.

Presenters:
Allysa Ware, MSW is a project director for Family Voices and former social worker at Children’s National Medical Center’s Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Yetta Myrick is a Community Outreach Coordinator with Children’s National Medical Center. Both are mothers of autistic teenagers who work to link families with resources and services and to provide the best possib le care for autistic youth.

*The workshop is free, but registration is required. To register, please call the Parent Center at 301-934- 7456 or email your name, contact information and number attending to pfs@)aboe.com

Hosted by: Charles County Public Schools Parent Center

Details

Date:
January 9
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

F.B. Gwynn Center
5998 Radio Station Road
La Plata, MD 20646 USA
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* PPMD Event