Putting the Pieces Together Parenting Workshop
Putting the Pieces Together is an extension of the BRAINS’ AUTISM 101 program. Putting the Pieces Together is a three-part series focused on supporting parents and guardians of individuals with an Autism Spectrum Disorder. Workshops will be held at BRAINS Main Campus and will include dinner. Raising children is a challenging job and becomes even more complex while raising a child with autism often leading to feelings of doubt, powerlessness, and detachment. The first workshop in the series will focus on the nuts and bolts of Autism Spectrum Disorders and is recommended for all parents who register to attend the proceeding Effective Parenting workshops.
The Fundamentals of Autism
Wednesday, May 20th
6:00 PM- 8:00 PM
This presentation is appropriate for:
- Parent/guardian(s) of children and young adults diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder.
*Professionals and caregivers are welcome to attend but should be aware that the workshop is intended as a parent support resource.
You can expect to learn:
- Common behaviors at each developmental stage
- Complexities of the autism spectrum
- methods of assessment and diagnosis
- Myths, misconceptions, and realities
- Navigating the system
Time will be provided for questions and open dialogue. Participants are encouraged to prepare questions in advance. There will be refreshments and a light dinner provided. Putting the Pieces Together workshops will be held at BRAINS Main Campus and is open to the public. Registration is required.
6:00 PM Registration and refreshments/dinner
6:15 PM Presentation
7:30 PM Q & A
8:00 PM Dismissal
2020 Workshop Schedule:
Wednesday, August 19th
-for parents with children 10 years of age or younger.
Wednesday, November 18th
-for parents with children 11 years of age or older.
Workshops are facilitated by Jennie Reminga, LMSW, Dr. Michael Wolff, PsyD., and Thomas Denczek, LMSW. Other clinical professionals may be involved from various disciplines at BRAINS.
$50.00 (includes workshop, dinner, and take-home materials)
Click here to register.