Autism Omnibus Presentation by the Massachusetts Advocates for Children

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Date/Time
Date(s) – 04/08/2019
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Location
Lexington Community Center, Room 237
39 Marrett Road


This workshop will address the major components of the new Autism Omnibus Law which significantly expands services and opportunities for children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and their families. The workshop will focus on the six major components of the new autism law, emphasizing practical steps and strategies to help ensure that individuals with ASD and their families can effectively access new services and opportunities.
About Johanne:
Johanne Pino has worked at MAC since 1999. She is a full time project coordinator where she engages in outreach and provides information and technical assistance to parents, legislators and professionals that work with children with disabilities or work on legislative issues that affect children with disabilities.
She works to assure that school systems across the Commonwealth provide equal educational opportunities for students with disabilities so that the students will be able to fully participate in their community. Johanne is a peer leader and has worked as an advocate for her own children with disabilities as well as others in her community. By helping to improve special education services and supports for students with disabilities, she helps to ensure that they will have better educational outcomes and will be prepared for further education, employment and/or independent living.

Bookings

Bookings are closed for this event.