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

March 21, 2008

Nationwide Childrens 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 Childrens Hospital, 700 Childrens 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 Childrens Hospital Education at (614) 355-0662 or visit www.NationwideChildrens.org/edu.

About Nationwide Children's Hospital

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report ‘s 2018-19 list of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric health care systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. Nationwide Children’s has a staff of more than 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.4 million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists. The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded freestanding pediatric research facilities. More information is available at NationwideChildrens.org.