Workshop On Autism To Be Held In Randolph

The Center for Autism Support and Education will present a workshop on Autism Spectrum Disorders for parents, caregivers, respite workers, recreation program staff, child care providers and those who live/work with individuals who have this disease. “ASD: An Overview,” will be from 6-8 p.m. Thursday in the New Directions Youth and Family Services, 356 Main St., Randolph.

The workshop will be given by the Institute for Autism Research co-director who is also an assistant professor at Canisius College. he will discuss how and why ASDs are diagnosed and by whom. The workshop will cover learning styles, recent research and ways to promote success at home, school and in the community.

Reservations are required. Call 332-4170 or 866-277-4762; or register online at parentnetworkwny.org.

Case partner agencies include Autism Services Inc., Daemen College, Early Childhood Direction Center, parent Network of WNY and Summit Educational Resources. CASE is funded by a grant from the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities Family Support Services Department.