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

8:00am-8:30am

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

8:30am-9:00am

What is autism and how is it diagnosed?

Dr. Steve Hobbs, Pediatric Psychology Associates

9:00am-9:30am

Services, Funding, and Advocacy

Stacey Ramirez, Marcus Institute

9:30am-10:00am

The Basics of Applied Behavioral Analysis

Drs. Coby & Janet Lund, Integrated Behavioral Solutions

10:00am-10:30am

The Sensory Connection

Margaret Kuneyl, OTR/L, Peach State Pediatric Therapy

10:30am-11:00am

Behavior Strategies and Positive Behavior Supports

Dr. Robert Montgomery, Reinforcement Unlimited

11:00am-11:30am

Promoting Language Skills

Amity Parr Feaster, Emory Autism Center

11:30am-Noon

Enhancing Social and Play Skills

Amity Parr Feaster, Emory Autism Center

Noon-1:30pm

Lunch and Resource Fair

1:30pm-2:00pm

Sleeping, Feeding, and Toileting Issues

Jason Cavin, Marcus Institute

2:00pm-2:30pm

Using Visual Supports

Trisha Buckley, Dekalb County Schools

2:30pm-3:00pm

Biomedical and Diet Interventions

Stefanie Smith, Eating Away Autism

3:00pm-3:30pm

Music & Autism: Therapeutic Possibilities

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

3:30pm-4:00pm

Accessing Educational Services

Mary OíConnell & Nan Britt, SPECTRUM

4:00pm-5:00pm

Autismís impact on the family

Elizabeth Newman, Living the Mosaic

5pm-6pm

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