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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 shela.barker@canyonsdistrict.org. Please include “Focus on Autism” in the subject field, and include your name, phone number, and the sessions you would like to attend.

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