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Autism Orientations

Autism Tennessee’s Autism Orientations are two-hour informational sessions on autism and other pervasive developmental disorders conducted by an autism professional and a parent of a child with autism.  An autism professional will discuss evidence-based practices for treating autism and review commonly used terminology. A parent of a child with autism will share their story.

  • Who should attend? This orientation is for parents of both newly-diagnosed and previously-diagnosed children, grandparents, educators, psychologists, pediatricians and other medical professionals, speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, early interventionists, other service providers, and anyone interested in learning more about autism spectrum disorders.
  • What will I learn? You will learn: Characteristics of Autism Spectrum Disorders; How autism affects behavior; Implications for learning and intervention; Definitions and applications for terms commonly used in discussions concerning autism Examples of evidenced-based interventions and how you can use them or request that they are used in your child’s education or therapy, and
  • A parent’s perspective on intervention and family support services in our community.
  • Is there a cost? No.  Both the session and childcare are FREE!
  • How do I sign up? You may register by contacting Autism Tennessee at (615) 385-2077, ext. 1 for reservations and information or register online by clicking here.  Reservations are requested.
  • Is childcare available? Yes, free childcare is available with 48 hours advance request.  Space is limited; reservations are required.
  • When are they? Orientations are quarterly, on a Thursday evening from 6:30 – 8:30 pm.
  • Where are they? Workshops are held at the Cross Point Church in Bellevue,
    7675 US 70S Nashville, TN 37221 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

2017 Autism Tennessee Orientations 

  • March 9, 2017
  • July 13, 2017
  • October 12, 2017

HelpLine: 
(615) 385-2077 ext 1
Office:
615-385-2077
Address:
955 Woodland St
Nashvillle, TN 37206

Autism Tennessee, legal name ASMT, Inc. is a 501(c)3 charitable organization and donations are tax deductible. This statement is not intended to be tax advice. Please check with your accounting professional or the I.R.S. for information regarding tax deductions for donations to 501(c)3 charitable organizations. Tax ID # 27-1003749
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