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Friday, 26 February 2016 17:16

Office of Special Education offers free autism workshop

Anyone looking for information about autism and Aspergers Syndrome is welcome to attend a series of classes offered by the Office of Special Education at Canyons District.

The classes, which are taught by Melisa Geneaux, a consultant and trainer who focuses on autism spectrum disorders, will cover behavior strategies for home and school, executive functioning strategies and how to cope with anxiety and depression. Geneaux works with school districts across the country, providing support for parents and teachers looking for help with behavior and classroom management, social skills instruction and special education legal compliance. Supplemental materials and resources will be distributed at each class.

The classes, which are free and open to the public, will take place on March 22 and April 13 from 4:15-7 p.m. at the Canyons Administration Building East, 9361 S. 300 East. To register, contact Shela Barker at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your name, phone number and the dates you wish to attend with the words “Focus on Autism” written in the subject line.

 Teachers may register online through ontrack using course #61843 at https://usoe.truenorthlogic.com

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