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Help.…Hope….Support…. The Autism Society of Southeastern Wisconsin serves as a resource in the community to caregivers, educators and any touched by autism personally or professionally through a variety of programs and workshops. Our goal is to provide helpful information and education that leads to better understanding, hope and support for all affected by autism.

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Wonder what the future holds for your teen? Our Transition Series (TRAILS) helps you understand the types of decisions you & your child will be facing as they come of age by providing pathways to adulthood. We offer this series of classes each year to assist parents of teens prepare for the transition from school to community as adults.
2019 topics include: The Transition Individual Education Plan (IEP), Employment, Guardianship, What I wish I’d known when my child turned 18, Post-secondary education (PSE) options for students with autism.

For more information and to register, click here.

 

Day Of Mourning Candlelight Vigil 2019

March 1, 2019
Time: 12:00-1 p.m.
On March 1st, join the Autistic Self Advocacy Network in remembering people with disabilities who lost their lives at the hands of family members or caregivers. We will remember those we have lost and remind the world that their lives had value.

To register, click here.

 

 

Supporting Neurodiverse Students (Community Program)

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The Supporting Neurodiverse Students Professional Learning System includes regional training sessions, webinars, online discussion groups, book clubs, website resources, a needs assessment with accompanying toolkit and other professional learning opportunities to support educators serving students with disability-related needs in the areas of social and emotional learning including self-regulation, social communication, flexibility, resilience, sensory processing, and executive  functioning. This professional learning system is funded through an IDEA discretionary grant and is provided by a statewide coordinator.

Supported by: Autism Society of SE WI, brought to you by The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

For downloadable flyer of the events click here

To register, click here.

 

Autism Insights For Educators (2018 dates & locations below- 2019 coming soon)

Join us for a Free workshop full of practical insights & strategies for educators in partnership with various school districts including Germantown and Milwaukee Public School (MPS).
Any individuals looking to broaden their understanding and experience about students with unique education needs that interact with them on any level will leave this two-hour session with a heightened understanding and new tools to support those who need it most in the school setting.

Oct. 9, 2018
6:00-8:00 p.m. at West Allis-West Milwaukee School District Nathan Hale High School

Oct. 17, 2018
6:00-8:00 p.m. at Lake Geneva School District Badger High School

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06apr6:00 pm12:00 am2019 Autism GalaJoin us for an elegant evening of fun, food and festivities!

18apr1:00 pm2:30 pmTRAILS - GuardianshipThis presentation will cover a variety of options in Wisconsin including guardianship, powers of attorney and supported decision-making.

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09may5:00 pm6:30 pmTRAILS - What I wish I'd known when my child turned 18Get firsthand insight from this parent panel regarding what to expect when your child turns 18.

16may6:00 pm8:00 pmNew To Autism ClassCome learn about basic characteristics of ASD and various support opportunities available for families.

 

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