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Wednesday, May 10, 2017
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. CDT

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Autism Society of Southeastern Wisconsin 
3720 N. 124th Street, Suite O
Wauwatosa, WI 53222

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New to Autism

This presentation is designed for parents whose children have recently been diagnosed with autism. It covers the basic characteristics of Autism Spectrum Disorders, how families integrate their feelings about having a child with a disability, and how to get started on a path to helping your family support your child.  There will be time set aside for audience questions to be addressed.  

Autism Spectrum Disorders are currently being diagnosed in approximately 1 of every 68 children according to a 2016 study by the Center of Disease Control (CDC).  It has become the fastest growing developmental disability in the United States so knowing what programs, services and support are available for families is the first step on this journey. 

Note: This presentation is free and open to the community. No childcare is available.

About the Presenter:

  These groups are facilitated by Julie Quigley, MS in Education
  Julie taught kids labeled as having an emotional and/
or behavioral disability  
  and later served as a cross-categorical teacher for 15 years. She has three
  children on the spectrum and has served as a Parent Representative on the
  State Superintendent’s Council on Special Education.
 Julie is employed at
  the Autism Society of Southeastern Wisconsin as the Director of Education &