Paula Kluth Workshops
StarNet Region IV
March 11 & March 12
March 11: Inclusion: What every parent should know: Register Here
March 12: The problem with behavior problems: Supporting Students with Autism and other Disabilities.
Knights of Columbus Hall
1501 W. Fayette Ave.
AAC Boot Camp - $250
Eastern Illinois University
February 21 - to May 13
13 week program using online & face-to-face meetings for AAC users & family members to improve their AAC skills
Beth Bergstrom, SLP-CCC firstname.lastname@example.org
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Family Matters Parent Training
& Information Center
Parent Empowerment Call
February 5, 2015 from any phone
12:00 - 1:00 pm
Topic: I Care Very Much, But I'm Tired (Compassion Fatigue)
Access code: 344776
Autism Research Participants Needed
Writing Practices Research
A graduate student in the Dept. of English is researching the writing practices of U of I students with an ASD. This project involves conducting interviews with students who self-identify as having an ASD and are interested in sharing their experiences with writing both in and outside of the classroom. Participants must be 18 or older, have an official ASD diagnosis and be a current or recent U of I graduate.
Contact: Pamela Saunders, email@example.com
African American Parents' Experiences Accessing Services for Children With ASD
Potential Participants: Please consider participating in this study if:
1. You are an African American parent or caregiver of an African American child who has a primary diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder,
2. Your child is in grades K-5 at a public school in Illinois and qualifies for special education and related services.
In appreciation for your time, you will receive $50 for participating in this study.
For more information please contact: Jamie Pearson, firstname.lastname@example.org, 217-333-0260
Hedda Meadan, email@example.com, 217-333-0260
Impact on Dog Ownership and Autism (No Dog ownership necessary)
Caregivers whose family has children living with autism, with or without dogs, are sought for a 30-60 minutes interview about impact of dog ownership on physical activity in families. This study will examine the effect of dog ownership on the physical activity levels of family living with autism.Barriers and facilitators of owning a dog in family will also be studied. If you are interested in this study please contact one of the researchers at:
Hai Yan (firstname.lastname@example.org, 217-333-2461
Yan Yang email@example.com, 217-607-6667
Zezhao Chen firstname.lastname@example.org, 217-974-0749