DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Hench Autism Studies Program at Defiance College will hold a parents’ meeting on Thursday, August 20, from 7 - 8:30 p.m. in the Dix Room, Schauffler Hall.
Special guest presenter will be Jennifer Kirby, manager of education advocacy for the Ability Center of Toledo. She has extensive training in special education law, specific disabilities, and classroom strategies, and has been working with students and parents on educational advocacy issues since 1995. Kirby will be speaking about her role in helping families whose children, adolescents, and young adults have autism and how to access services for them.
Parents and others 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.
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.
August 17, 2009