Upcoming Events

Jun 14, 8AM
Autism 101" is a FREE seminar

Autism 101

Saturday, June 14, 2008

Suwanee, Georgia

"Autism 101" is a FREE 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 provides information that educates, enables and empowers these

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.

Autism 101 Schedule


Check in and receive materials (please pre-register online at www.asaga.com)


What is autism and how is it diagnosed?

Dr. Steve Hobbs, Pediatric Psychology Associates


Services, Funding, and Advocacy

Stacey Ramirez, Marcus Institute


The Basics of Applied Behavioral Analysis

Drs. Coby & Janet Lund, Integrated Behavioral Solutions


The Sensory Connection

Margaret Kuneyl, OTR/L, Peach State Pediatric Therapy


Behavior Strategies and Positive Behavior Supports

Dr. Robert Montgomery, Reinforcement Unlimited


Promoting Language Skills

Amity Parr Feaster, Emory Autism Center


Enhancing Social and Play Skills

Amity Parr Feaster, Emory Autism Center


Lunch and Resource Fair


Sleeping, Feeding, and Toileting Issues

Jason Cavin, Marcus Institute


Using Visual Supports

Trisha Buckley, Dekalb County Schools


Biomedical and Diet Interventions

Stefanie Smith, Eating Away Autism


Music & Autism: Therapeutic Possibilities

Beth Hampshire-Coyle, NMT, MT-BC, Music Therapy Services of Greater Atlanta


Accessing Educational Services

Mary OíConnell & Nan Britt, SPECTRUM


Autismís impact on the family

Elizabeth Newman, Living the Mosaic


Resource Fair

Topics and/or presenters subject to change without notice.

Please visit the ASA-GGC website at www.asaga.com to register or for more information.

Vendor space available.

Send upcoming events to events@ghea.org

The Association will serve and assist any home schooling family or support group in Georgia, however, GHEA is a Christian organization and the counsel and direction of the organization will be Christian.

GHEA • P.O. Box 229 • Snellville, GA 30078
Phone: (770) 461-3657
E-mail: info@ghea.org