DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Hench Autism Studies Program at Defiance College will hold a parents’ meeting on Thursday, May 21, from 7 – 8:30 p.m. in Schauffler Hall, Room 106.
The meeting will focus on risk management with a discussion about what families can do to help law enforcement officers, fire fighters and emergency personnel (first responders). Guest speaker Carol Armitage of the Defiance County 911 system will speak about what steps can be taken to be prepared for emergency situations, and Sergeant Mark Denning of the Defiance County Sheriff’s Office, will speak about Project Life Saver, a program designed to help find people who wander away from families and caretakers.
Parents and persons interested in programs serving children with autism are encouraged to attend.
If you have any questions about the meeting or have information to share, please contact Fred Coulter, Parent Partnership Coordinator, at (419) 783-2416 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The next parents’ meeting is scheduled for June 18 with an Open House for the Hench Family Resource Center.
Defiance College is an independent, liberal arts institution in Northwest Ohio offering more than 40 undergraduate majors as well as graduate programs in education and business. Defiance College has received national recognition for its educational experience of engagement. U. S. News & World Report ranks Defiance in the top tier of comprehensive colleges in the Midwest. The college website is www.defiance.edu.
May 5, 2009