An introduction to autism that aims to raise awareness among young non-autistic audiences, to stimulate understanding and acceptance in future generations. It is intended to be viewed, discussed and shared widely by anyone but especially teachers and parents.
TODAY, August 12, at 1 pm, The Woodlands Foundation (134 Shenot Road, Wexford, PA) hosts a workshop presented by Pediatric Alliance entitled “It Takes A Village: Autism/Learning Disabilities. Here is the lineup of speakers for the event:
A Significant Difficulty – Autism Spectrum Disorder: A discussion with a focus on early diagnosis, new research, socialization, and other therapies — presented by Michael Petrosky, MD, FAAP, Pediatric Alliance — Wexford.
Executive Functioning: This encompasses cognitive, behavioral, and emotional regulation — presented by Dr. Erika Buchanan, Licensed Psychologist and Certified School Psychologist from the Center for Pediatric Neuropsychology.
Learning Disabilities and Navigating School Based Services — presented by Damian Ternullo, MD, FAAP, Pediatric Alliance — St. Clair.
Guest speaker: Kristin C. Weidus, Esq., Ruder Law – Advocates for the rights of children in public schools.
The Woodlands Foundation: Enrichment for people of all ages living with disabilities and chronic illness, while providing respite for families — presented by Jesse Solomon, Director of Programs.
Local resources will be available with materials and additional information following Q&A.
Learn more about “It Takes A Village: Autism/Learning Disabilities” and register for the class here.