Arc offering autism workshops

Published 8:31 am Tuesday, September 26, 2017

The Arc of Mower County is offering autism preparedness workshops in October. The sessions are free to attend, but space is limited to 50 people each time.  To register call 507-433-8994, email or go online at

Two sessions of the First Responder Emergency Preparedness workshop are scheduled for 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. or 2-4 p.m., Monday, Oct. 2. This workshop will offer tools and resources to professionals who encounter individuals with ASD.

One session of the Family, Caregiver, and Individuals with Autism Emergency Preparedness workshop is scheduled for 6-8 p.m., Monday, Oct. 27. It is designed for individuals with ASD and their families and caregivers, to provide them with tools and resources to plan, prepare and effectively handle emergency situations.

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