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Nationwide Children’s Hospital Offers Training for Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders


COLUMBUS, OH - 3/21/2008

Nationwide Children’s Hospital is offering an all-day training Saturday, April 26 focused on providing strategies to parents and caregivers of children with Autism Spectrum disorders to assist with the education process.

“Education and Your Child with Autism” will consist of topic-specific breakout sessions covering Individualized Education Plan (IEP) process, guidelines for special education services, inclusion and the rights of a child with autism. In addition to parents and caregivers of children with Autism Spectrum disorders, teachers, school counselors, nurses, psychologists and administrators are also welcomed and encouraged to attend the program.

Check-in begins at 9 a.m. with the program running from 9:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, 700 Children’s Dr. in Columbus.

Cost is $30 per person. Fees include educational materials, instruction, coffee, lunch and certificates of attendance.

For program information and registration, call Nationwide Children’s Hospital Education at (614) 355-0662 or visit www.NationwideChildrens.org/edu.

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Nationwide Children's Hospital
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