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Autism & Literacy: How to engage young children

May 23, 2013 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

FREE

BlocksWhy should you be thinking about literacy when you are still working on daily living skills? How do you engage your toddler in books when he won’t sit still? And, finally, how can you use books as a tool for social engagement? Starting young is the key. Come discover strategies for growing life-long readers based on the latest research in the field. And explore with us how to use your child’s learning style to begin the journey of reading.
This workshop is for parents with young children and professionals who want to support children with autism as they develop into readers. When so much of life-long and academic success depends on well-developed literacy skills, we need to know how to support all learners. So come and learn activities that will connect children with autism to the world of literacy.
Attendees will get a free book, explore demonstrations and have an opportunity for individual consultation services.
This initiative is made possible with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding, CFDA 84.027A, Special Education- Grants to States, because Literacy Matters!

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Details

Date:
May 23, 2013
Time:
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cost:
FREE
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Venue

Meadowbrook Elementary
5430 Glenwood Avenue
Golden Valley, MN 55422 United States
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Organizer

CEA
Phone:
612.293.8253
Email:
info@cea4autism.org
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