Classes offered for parents of kids with autism

May 14, 2009 1:28:01 PM PDT
The Center for Autism and Related Disorders at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital is offering a 14-part educational series beginning today for parents of children diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder.

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The autism spectrum disorder includes autism, Asperger's Disorder and PDD-NOS.

The 14 sessions will cover the basics of behavior management, how to navigate the service system, research updates and home strategies for skills building and stress reduction, according to event organizers.

The sessions will take place from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. between today and Aug. 13. To register, call (650) 721-6327.

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