DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Hench Autism Studies Program at Defiance College will hold a parent meeting on Thursday, Jan 19, at 7 p.m. in the Hubbard Banquet Room, located in the Serrick Campus Center.
Erinn Thompson, lead teacher for the autism classroom at Defiance College, will be speaking about the recent initiatives undertaken by the students. They include work experiences on campus, the “Pretzels a-la Cart”, the herb project, students with autism auditing college classes, presenting posters at the Honors Symposium, and making the transition to adulthood. If you have a younger child, Thompson can point out how to help them learn the skills to live as independently as possible.
The Hench Autism Studies Resource Center in the Pilgrim Library will be open and available for attendees.
Parents and others interested in programs serving children with autism are encouraged to attend. If you have any questions about the parent meetings and the Hench Autism Studies Program, please contact Fred Coulter at (419) 783-2416 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Defiance College, chartered in 1850, is an independent, liberal arts institution in Northwest Ohio offering more than 40 undergraduate programs of study as well as graduate programs in education and business. Defiance College has received national recognition for its educational experience of service and engagement. The college website is www.defiance.edu.
January 16, 2012