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Thursday, December 3 • 10:20am - 11:10am
Supporting immigrant and refugee families through the Autism Equal Access Project LIMITED

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Limited Capacity seats available

This presentation will be about a 2-year long program targeting the needs of low-income, immigrant, refugee and other culturally and linguistically diverse families of children with Autism in south King County, WA. This project focused on the following areas to help families: 1) Access to knowledge about Autism; 2) Access to iPads as assistive technology; 3) Access to creating safe home environments; 4) Access to ABA therapy. Each area was addressed through different culturally responsive programs within the Autism Equal Access Project, including parent workshops, iPad parent training program, home repairs for low-income families and an in-home ABA support program.. OBJECTIVES: -Learn about programs that have been successful when working with and supporting immigrant, refugee and other culturally and linguistically diverse individuals with Autism and their families. - How to be culturally responsive when working with families of diverse backgrounds to access different services and resources -Understand more about the needs of immigrant and refugee families of children with Autism and how to support them more effectively

Speakers
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Sayaka Omori

Family Support Services Programs Manager, Open Doors for Multicultural Families


Thursday December 3, 2015 10:20am - 11:10am
Medford 1401 SW Naito Parkway Portland, OR 97201

Attendees (14)