News Article Details

Autism conference to be held at local church

Johnson City Press - 3/29/2017

The Autism Society of East Tennessee will host a full-day autism education conference on Saturday, April 1, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Munsey Memorial United Methodist Church, 201 E. Market St.

The Autism Society's conference provides an opportunity for parents, educators and professionals to learn new skills, understand best practices, and network with other like-minded individuals.

Pepper Basham will be the keynote speaker.

Breakout sessions include the following:

* Neurofeedback,

* Trusts and Conservatorships,

* Music Therapy,

* Benefits of Service Dogs,

* Developing Sensory Friendly Church Programs, and

* Special Education Basic Rights.

Sessions will be presented by a highly acclaimed lineup of industry experts, including Kim Wheeler of The ARC of Washington County, Cindy Gardner of Mauer & Gardner, Dr. Baker of Blountville Braincore, Melissa Keeler of STEP and ASA-ETC board member, Shari Cate of West Park Baptist Church and several more. Additionally, attendees will have the opportunity to meet and greet exhibitors and sponsors that provide local autism services.

For more information and to register, visit


Driving   Walking/Biking    Get Directions