Life with Autism Series
AuSM’s Life with Autism Series offers information and strategies to parents, family members, relatives, caregivers of individuals with autism, educators, and the community through engaging, age-focused classes led by autism experts and parent speakers. Participants also learn about available services and resources. The Life with Autism Series includes Intro to Autism; Newly Diagnosed (ages 18 months-10 years); Adolescence and Transition (ages 11-21); and Adults (ages 18+).
Location of All Life with Autism Series Classes
2380 Wycliff St. #102
St. Paul, MN 55114
Intro to Autism
Develop an understanding of the basics of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), resource options, and positive behavior supports. Learn how families, schools, and the medical community can work together to educate and support those with ASD. Get practical tips on helping individuals with ASD meet their potential.
One Session Class (Note change in date as posted in catalog.)
Monday, April 17, 2017 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Cost Per Individual
AuSM Member: $25; Non-Member: $40
Deadline to register: Monday, April 10, 2017
Newly Diagnosed (ages 18 mos.-10 yrs.)
Obtain information on topics including the definition of autism, parent feelings, neurological findings, therapies, communication strategies, teaching daily living skills, challenging behavior, sensory needs, visual supports, and using social stories. The next Newly Diagnosed class date and time will be announced soon.
Adolescence and Transition (ages 11-21)
Obtain information on topics including parent emotions, the impact of autism on adolescents, independence in daily living skills, public social skills, reciprocal relationships, sexuality, privacy and safety, transitions into adult living and workplace issues, self-determination skills, behavior management, and emotions. The next Adolescence and Transition class date and time will be announced soon.
Adults (ages 18+)
Obtain information on topics such as impact of autism on adults, independence in daily living skills, social skills across settings including the workplace, reciprocal relationships, sexuality, privacy and safety, transitions into adult living, workplace issues, self-determination skills, behavior management, and emotions.
One Session Class
Saturday, May 6, 2017 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. (bring own lunch)
Cost for Two Family Members/Caregivers
AuSM Member: $50; Non-Member: $75
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AuSM Cancellation Policy
Notification of cancellation: If a class is cancelled or postponed, AuSM will attempt to notify you via phone, using the phone number provided with your registration. We also will post notice of cancellations and postponements on www.ausm.org.
Cancellation by program organizer: AuSM reserves the right to cancel a class due to low registrations or other circumstances that make the class non-viable. If AuSM cancels a class, registrants will be offered a full refund. If the class is postponed, registrants will have the option to either receive a full refund or transfer registration to the same class at the new, future date.