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Autism: Life After an ASD Diagnosis | A Workshop for Parents and Professionals

African American boy working with wooden shapes while sitting at a desk
Date: April 18, 2019
Location: Children's Health Center – at THEARC | West

1801 Mississippi Ave SE

Washington, Washington DC


At this free workshop, experts from Children's National will provide an overview of autism, common support resources and effective treatments. You'll also gain knowledge on some of the common myths about autism.

Are you a parent who wants to learn about autism? 

Join us for an interactive workshop for parents, professionals, families and caretakers, presented by experts from the Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders (CASD) at Children's National Health System. You'll:

  • Hear an overview of autism
  • Become informed of the latest, effective evidence-based treatments
  • Listen to our experts share about community resources and funding options
  • Learn strategies to help support your children

The workshop is free; please register if you plan on attending. Doors open at 6 p.m. (View event flyer.)

Presenters are both mothers of teenagers with an autism spectrum disorder: 

  • Yetta Myrick, CASD Community Outreach Coordinator
  • Allysa Ware, MSW, LGSW, Project Director for Family Voices and former CASD Social Worker

Questions? Email event organizer Yetta Myrick.

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