Parent-Professional Collaboration

This project is funded under an agreement
with the Tennessee Department of Education –
Tennessee’s Early Intervention System

An informational session about autism spectrum disorders

Conducted by an autism professional and a parent of a child with autism, this orientation is for parents of newly and previously diagnosed children, grandparents, caregivers, educators, therapists, psychologists, pediatricians and other medical professionals, and other interested community members.

In this FREE orientation, you will learn about:

• The characteristics of autism spectrum disorders (ASD)

• How ASD affects behavior

• Implications for learning and interventions

• A parent’s perspective on intervention and family support services in your community


o January 25, 2011 – Emory Valley Learning Center – Oak Ridge

o February 8, 2011 – Siskin Children’s Institute – Chattanooga

o March 8, 2011 – Kodak United Methodist – Kodak

o March/April 2011 – Location TBD – Elizabethton

o May 2011 – Location TBD – Dayton

o May/June 2011 – Location TBD – Tazewell

o August 2011 – Location TBD – Maryville

o September 2011 – Location TBD – Kingsport


This event is FREE.

Enrollment is limited; reservations are required.

Childcare is available with 48 hours advance notice.

All community members are welcome.

Please register with the Autism Society of Middle Tennessee at (615) 385-2077, ext. 1 or