October 11, 2011 – Dealing With Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Georgetown SEPAC Meeting, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011 at the Penn Brook School Library, 68 Elm St. in Georgetown, 7-9PM. Refreshments will be served.
Everyone, parents, school staff, the public, is invited!
Dr. Ali Pedego, Ph.D., BCBA-D, Behavior Analyst, of The Melmark School, will speak with the Georgetown SEPAC about what Autism Spectrum Disorder is, how it is identified and diagnosed. What are the best ways to help and understand our children with related special needs? What strategies in school and at home are useful? Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) – What is ABA and how does it work? What can school special education programs include and feature to help children with ASD? What outside resources and/or support are available? All parents, school staff, and the public are welcome. Refreshments will be served. Questions? Call Pam Lundquist, 978-352-5407. A Behavior Analyst is a practitioner who specializes in analysis of behavior problems and development of appropriate intervention and treatment plans. Find more info at www.melmark.org