Vanderbilt Kennedy Center

Event Details

Autism Workshop for Special Education Personnel "Blueprint for Success: Developing Plans for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders"

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Date: October 17, 2008

Time: 8:30AM to 12:00PM

Location: University Center, UT-Knoxville, Knoxville TN Auditorium

Description

Overview

The Tennessee Department of Education, in partnership with the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center TRIAD is happy to provide an autism-specific workshop for parents of children diagnosed with autism.

This workshop is designed to provide parents of children with autism the skills to address challenging behaviors and will include the following topics: characteristics of ASD, the basics of challenging behaviors, and strategies to use in the home and in the community to prevent and manage challenging behaviors.

To register for the workshop, please contact Linda Copas with the Tennessee Department of Education at Linda.copas@state.tn.us or 615-741.7790.