Learning strategies for students with ASD
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open to all: parents, guardians, school staff
[March 05, 2007]
SPRINGFIELD -- A free special education
workshop is being sponsored by Springfield Center for Independent
Living: Learning Strategies for Students with Autism Spectrum
Join us March 27 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Springfield Center for
Independent Living, 330 South Grand Ave. West (corner of South Grand
Presenter: Lori Vallelunga, Ph.D., center director,
The Autism Program,
Central Illinois Regional Training and Service Center at The Hope
Institute for Children and Families
Autism spectrum disorders have many characteristics and require
specific understanding and tools to promote success.
The presenter will explain:
Learning styles and
as related to social skills.
strategies to address learning style differences.
Social strategies to
address social skills issues.
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The Autism Program can assist with the development of strategies to
make the transition into the next school year or into the community
easier on you and your child. Come and identify the strategies and
styles that will best support your child.
Light refreshments will
To sign up, please call Carolyn Thorpe at 523-2587 voice or TTY.
Everyone is welcome to attend… parents, guardians, school staff,
If you need an interpreter, CART, Braille, large print, cassette
tape or other accommodation, please notify Carolyn two weeks prior
to the event.
[Text from file received from Diana