Was Your Child Recently Diagnosed?
It’s been said that autism is a journey, but for the parents of a newly diagnosed child, where to start that journey can be very overwhelming and confusing. We would like to help. We have been serving local families since 1976 with a help line, support groups, lending library, social activities and classes. We know from personal experience that when the family is informed and supported, they are better able to meet the needs of their special needs child.
Join us at one of our New to Autism Classes
This presentation is open to the public and designed for parents whose children have recently been diagnosed with autism and will be led by one of the Autism Society Southeastern WI staff. The session will cover:
Basic characteristics of Autism Spectrum Disorders
How families integrate their feelings about having a child with a disability
How to get started on a path to helping your family support your child
Q & A
Want to know more? Click here.
Esta presentación está diseñada para padres de niños a los cuales se les ha diagnosticado recientemente autismo. Trata sobre las características básicas de los trastornos del espectro autista, cómo las familias manejan sus sentimientos por tener un niño con una discapacidad y cómo iniciar un camino para ayudar a su familia a apoyar al niño.
Gratis para el publico
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.
Free Community Event. Includes workshop materials.
Feb. 17 April 22 Oct. 28
Click here for the upcoming 2020 sessions for information or to register.
You can also call the Spanish Line for phone registration at 414-988-1273.
Request a New to Autism Kit
To help families who are struggling to accept and understand their child’s learning challenges, we have created folders that contain fact sheets about autism, Wisconsin-specific information on accessing services, a parenting article, and flyers listing the services we offer. We provide these folders free of charge as a service to the educators and families in the nine counties we serve. It may be the first autism information that families getting an educational diagnosis will see.
Call 414-988-1260 or click here to request a kit today.
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