Autism Course for Parents

January 19, 2016 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
4900 Gonzales St
Austin, TX 78702

Does your child have autism?
Have you asked yourself “How can I help my child?”, “What resources are out there?”, “Are there other families like us?”,”How can I take care of myself, as a caregiver?”, “What do all these providers do and what do all these acronyms mean?”

Join VELA and other parents to answer these questions and more through our FREE Autism Program. Get informed, connected, supported and empowered through our 7 session Course!

Topics Covered:
Autism: What we know and don’t know
My Child’s Development- Play, Communication and Social Interaction- How can I help my child?
Sensory Processing and Behavior- How do I help prevent behaviors and better understand my child’s needs?
Therapies and Doctors- How to get the most out of services
What Can I do at Home?- Ideas for Transition Planning, Social Stories, and more…
How do I talk to others about my child? Feeling comfortable with autism…
Community Resources- What is available to support my child and family?
Taking care of myself as a caregiver!

Must call to register: If you or someone you know is interested in enrolling in this program, please have them call 512-850-8281. Parents attending the course must have a child with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Space is limited.