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April 17 seminar focuses on urgent care situations for people with autism

Register by Monday, March 25
Mar 21, 2013

In a collaboration between Autism Delaware, the Sussex Consortium and Sussex County Parent Advisory Committee, a half-day seminar is being presented at the CHEER Community Center in Georgetown to explain how to understand and communicate with people who have autism.

Free to the public, the seminar will also cover the communication tools used by first responders during interactions with autistic people and those who have other communication disorders. Autism and Other Communicative Disorders in Urgent Care Settings takes place from 9 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, April 17. All participants will receive certificates of attendance.

Register by Monday, March 25, by calling the Autism Delaware Milton office at 302-644-3410 or send an email of interest to dafne.carnright@delautism.org.

Autism Delaware is a nonprofit organization made up of individuals with autism spectrum disorders, their family members, the professionals who serve them, and friends of people with ASDs. With offices in Newark and Milton, Autism Delaware serves the entire state.

Autism Delaware’s programs and services are supported by state contracts and generous donations from individuals and corporations across Delaware. Fundraising events like the Walk for Autism help provide the income needed to make critical programs a reality. For more information on how to help, visit autismdelaware.org.

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