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Understanding Autism: Public Invited to Free Workshops

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  • Post last modified:January 27, 2015

Canyons District’s Special Education Department is offering classes about autism and Aspergers Syndrome taught by Melisa Genaux, a consultant and trainer on autism spectrum disorders who works with school districts nationwide. The free public courses may be taken individually or as a series.

The following classes are scheduled for 4:15—7 p.m. in the Professional Development Center of the Canyons Support Services Center, 9361 S. 300 East: 

  • Jan. 29: How characteristics affect all areas of language, behavior, social, academic and executive function; strategies for language/communication and academic skills.
  • Feb. 24: Behavior strategies for home and school
  • March 26: Executive functioning strategies and coping with anxiety and depression

To register, please contact Shela Barker at Please include “Focus on Autism” in the subject field, and include your name, phone number, and the sessions you would like to attend.