Speaker on autism in Concord on Friday
CONCORD ó Dr. Jed Baker, an author and authority on autism and who has been featured on “20/20” and ABC’s “Nightline,” will discuss social skills, early intervention and managing challenging behavior at home and school at a seminar Friday.
The Future Horizons Conference on Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome will be at Embassy Suites Hotel Charlotte-Concord Golf Resort & Spa, 5400 John Q. Hammons Drive, N.W. It begins at 8:15 a.m. Friday and lasts until 4:30 p.m.
According to the Centers for Disease Control, autism is the second most frequently occurring serious developmental disability. An average 1 in 150 children in the U.S. have an autism spectrum disorder.
This is an opportunity for local parents, teachers or caregivers who work with children who have autism to learn more.
To register and learn the various rates to attend, contact Teresa Corey at 1-800-489-0727 or teresa@fhautism. com. To learn more, log on to www.fhautism.com.