Dr. Hunter will give a monthly presentation from September to November. Each training will take place at Soaring Heights School – State College from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM. Soaring Heights School is located at 180 Regent Court, Suite 50 in State College.
An RSVP for each individual planning to attend a presentation is preferred, but not required. Individuals can RSVP by calling 814-325-2131.
Dr. Hunter will host the first training, Autism Basics, on September 13. She will discuss Autism Spectrum Disorder, how it’s diagnosed, and what experts know about treatment and education for children with ASD.
On October 11, Dr. Hunter will give a Living with Autism presentation and address strategies for toilet training, feeding and meals, sleeping, and other day-to-day activities.
The final training, Dealing with Change, will be held on November 15. Dr. Hunter will share strategies to help parents manage the chaos of the holiday season.
Soaring Heights School provides educational and behavioral programming for students in grades K through 12 with ASD, and is licensed by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.
Dr. Melissa Hunter has years of experience working with and developing programming for students with ASD. Currently, she is a lecturer in the psychology department at Penn State University and serves as a behavioral consultant for Soaring Heights School.
For additional information about the ASD presentations, call Soaring Heights School Program Director John Dibert at 814-325-2131.