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

Effective Parenting

-for parents with children 10 years of age or younger.



Wednesday, November 18th

Effective Parenting

-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)


Registration Information

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All groups, events, & classes are subject to change and/or cancellation dependent on attendance. Groups must meet the therapeutic & clinical requirements of both the participants & the facilitators. Families will be notified TWO WEEKS before the start of scheduled groups/classes to communicate a cancellation. Thank you in advance for your understanding. Cost of the group is due in full regardless of session attendance. No discounts or refunds will be issued for missed sessions.