Autism 101 Conference in Savannah for Parents and Teachers

autism-puzzleParents and teachers are invited to an Autism 101 full-day conference featuring seven speakers who will provide information that educates, enables and empowers families and professionals caring for children on the spectrum

The Autism 101 Conference will be 8:30 AM-4:30 PM Fri. April 30 at Armstrong Center for Professional & Continuing Education, 13040 Abercorn Street, Savannah, GA 31409 (across the street from the Savannah Mall)

Speakers include Dr. Renee Tocco, coordinator of Hope for Autism. She promotes a vitalistic healthcare approach and is dedicated to educating the public about non-invasive, natural healthcare.
Other speakers will be:
-Dr. Stephen A. Ranicki of Ranicki Chiropractic and The Mindspring Center
-Parent to Parent of Georgia to provide an overview of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and the Special Education process. Both parents and professionals will learn great tips and rules of this process during the presentation.
-Samual Crossley of Mass Mutual Financial Group about the financial implications of raising a child on the spectrum.
-Dana Lee on the benefits of music therapy
-Lynn Adams, Author of “Parenting on the Spectrum: A Survival Guide”
-LeAnne Geoghagen, a 19-year old student, will give her personal perspective of dealing with Asperger’s Syndrome

For questions about the conference, contact Jennifer McGee at The Matthew Reardon Center, (912) 355-9098

For more info on local autism resources, visit the SouthernMamas Autism/Asperger’s Resource Guide for Savannah/Bluffton by clicking here.

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