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Where Do We Go from Here: Navigating Through the Autism Diagnosis (2021-2022 Tri-State Autism Webinar Series)

Audience: Advocates, Educators, Other District/School Staff, Parents | Topic: Autism, Special Education | Hosted by: Office of Special Education

On-Demand format. Where Do We Go from Here: Navigating Through the Autism Diagnosis (2021-2022 Tri-State Autism Webinar Series)
On-Demand format

Presented by Katie Lents M.S.Ed., BCBA

My child has received an autism diagnosis, now what do I do? Please join us as we discuss a variety of steps and resources you can use to help navigate your way to finding supports for your child. It can be an overwhelming process to receive a diagnosis and then be expected to take all the necessary next steps, but what are those steps? We will help you understand the steps to take, the questions to ask and the resources to go to, to help you make decision that are in the best interest of your child.

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Learner Objectives

  • Families will be able to understand some potential next steps as they navigate through the process of services from early childhood to transition
  • Families will be able to understand guiding questions and resources to inquire about with providers

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About the Presenter

Katie is a Behavior Certified Behavior Analyst and Manager of Center Programs at Denver School of Science and Technology in Denver Colorado. Katie has extensive experience working with children and families who are navigating autism through different stages of development. She has built extensive knowledge through her past experiences. She has been an Early Childhood Special Education teacher in public schools, Early childhood Provider for Community Center Boards, Program Manager for nonprofit organization for students with autism, Family outreach consultant for Children with autism, SPED teacher in middle school, and now Manager of Special education, Center Programs, for Middle and High Schools students with disabilities.

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After watching this recorded webinar a certificate for 1.0 hour is available. Complete a brief survey and short knowledge check. A certificate will be generated if a passing score of 80% is achieved. 

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