Parent to Parent Family Support Network of the High Country, The Autism Society of North Carolina and Mitchell-Yancey Partnership for Children are cosponsoring a free workshop, Autism 101, on Tuesday, March 4th. (Back-up date in case of inclement weather on the 4th is Tuesday, March 18th). It will be held at the First Presbyterian Church in Spruce Pine from 6:15pm to 8:15pm.
The presenter for this workshop is Jean Alvarez, Autism Resource Specialist with the Autism Society of NC. The workshop will cover the characteristics of autism and strategies for successful intervention with people who have autism. Parents/Caregivers, Daycare Providers, School Teachers/Staff, Law Enforcement Officers, Community Agencies, and Community Members from Yancey and Mitchell Counties are invited to attend.
If you are interested in attending, please
contact Teresa Emory with the Family Support Network, by Wednesday, February 26th at 682-4772, 1-866-448-5781 or firstname.lastname@example.org to pre-register. Please notify Teresa when you pre-register if you need on-site childcare during the workshop. Certificates of Attendance will be provided. If you are registered to attend and there is inclement weather on the 4th or back-up date of the 18th, please check Closings & Alerts on WKYK/WTOE to determine whether the workshop will be held.
Parent to Parent Family Support Network of the High Country provides 1:1 and group parent support to families who have children with special needs. If you would like further information about the program, you can check out their website at www.parent2parent.appstate.edu. They would like to express appreciation to The Autism Society of NC and Mitchell-Yancey Partnership for Children for their support in cosponsoring this workshop to our community. If you would like information about these programs, you can check out their websites at www.autismsociety-nc.org and www.mypartnershipforchildren.org.