August 23, 2011

Workshops for Parents of Children with Autism Scheduled

Three free workshops for parents of young children with an autism spectrum disorder will be offered through a collaboration between the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders (TRIAD) and Tennessee’s Early Intervention System (TEIS).

The workshops will take place Aug. 23 at Tennessee Tech, and on Sept. 7 and 13 at the Labor and Workforce Development Building in MetroCenter.

The program is free of charge, but registration is required.

Schedule

8:45-9 a.m.: Sign-in and coffee
9 a.m.-noon, Workshop: Communication 101

Tuesday, Aug. 23
Location: Tennessee Tech
100 White Bridge Road
Addressing Challenging Behaviors

Wednesday, Sept. 7
Location: Labor and Workforce Development Building
MetroCenter, 220 French Landing Drive
Daily Routines

Tuesday, Sept. 13
Location: Labor and Workforce Development Building
MetroCenter, 220 French Landing Drive

Register now by e-mailing Margaret.Headrick@tn.gov or by calling (865) 609-3592.