Virginia Statewide Training for Autism

Strategies for Supporting Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) is a two-day workshop designed to introduce participants to good general strategies for supporting people that experience social, communication, and sensory issues related to ASD across the life span.  Participants in this workshop should have a basic understanding of autism spectrum disorders and characteristics of persons with autism.  The training is appropriate for special and general educators, administrators, paraprofessionals, related service providers, and parents.  For all the dates below, registration begins at 8:30 A.M. and training continues from 9:00 A.M.- 4:00 PM. The cost is $30.00 per person and lunch will be provided.

Locations and Registration Links

When: September 26 & October 18, 2006 (you must attend both days)
Where: Virginia Tech Center, Blackstone, Virginia
Contact: Sarah Wright at

When: October 5 & October 26, 2006 (you must attend both days)
Where: John Tyler Community College, Chester, Virginia
Contact: Cheryl Bishop at

When: October 23 & 24 , 2006
Where: Holiday Inn, Winchester, Virginia
Contact: Laurie Comer, , (703-993-4496)

When: October 24 & 25, 2006
Where: Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center, Abingdon, Virginia
Contact: Diann Eaton,

When: November 2 & 3, 2006
Where: Central Virginia Community College, Lynchburg, Virginia
Contact: , 1-888-205-4824 or 1-540-568-6746

When: November 1 & 2, 2006
Where: Portsmouth Renaissance Hotel, Portsmouth, Virginia
Contact: Jean Bondy,

When: November 16 & 17, 2006
Where: Center for Applied Technology, Gereau Center, Rocky Mount, Virginia
Contact: Diann Eaton,

When: November 16 & 17, 2006
Where: Marriott at Fair Oaks, Fairfax, Virginia
Contact: Laurie Comer, , (703-993-4496)

When: November 28 & 29, 2006
Where: James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia
Contact: , 1-888-205-4824 or 1-540-568-6746

When: February 13 & 14, 2007
Where: Holiday Inn Select, Fredericksburg, Virginia
Contact: Jean Bondy,