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For Immediate Release
May 10, 2012

Free Workshops on Autism Spectrum Disorders

Key Info

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder workshops
  • Monday and Tuesday, May 14 and 15, 6:30 to 9 p.m.
  • Science Building, Room 168
  • Advance registration required
  • The workshops are free and open to the public

FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne’s (IPFW’s) Department of Professional Studies in the College of Education and Public Policy and the Division of Continuing Studies are hosting two free workshops, Monday, May 14, and Tuesday, May 15,

The workshops are free; however, those wishing to attend must register online or call 260-4781-6619.

Monday’s workshop will include an overview of autism spectrum disorders and applied behavioral analysis, a therapy that has insurance approval.

Tuesday’s workshop covers information about music therapy and sensory integration therapy from two local experts in the field.

Connected with these two free sessions is a graduate-level course, EDUA-08T CRN 32131, Introduction to Working with People with Autism Spec Disorders, which meets Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 7 to 9:20 p.m. in Kettler Hall, Room 150. This class runs from May 14 through June 22.

For more information on the workshops or the graduate class, contact Jane Leatherman, associate professor of special education, at 260-481-5742 or