Hope for Autism Sponsors Free Conference
Date of Event: April 17, 2010
Posted: April 2, 2010
The Denison University student group Hope for Autism will host a conference beginning at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 17, in the Higley Hall Auditorium(500 West Loop). The conference, which is scheduled to last until 4 p.m., will feature general information about autism and applied behavior analysis (ABA) and a lecture by Jocelyn Eskenazi. Eskenazi is the coordinator of the Center for Autism Outreach Services at the Cleveland Clinic. The event is free and open to the public.
The Hope for Autism committee is dedicated to helping children with autism improve in academics, social skills and overall confidence. Autism is a neurological disorder that may affect one out of every 150 children born today. Some autistic children are unable to learn in a traditional class setting and may require one-on-one interactions and direct instructions individualized to their level of understanding.
CALENDAR LISTING: Denison University, Granville — Denison’s Hope for Autism hosts an autism information conference at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 17, Higley Hall Auditorium(500 West Loop). Free and open to the public. For more information, contact 608-957-6409 or visit www.denison.edu.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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