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Autism New Diagnosis Orientation

Learning that your child has an Autism Spectrum Disorder can be overwhelming, frightening and confusing. You are not alone in this new journey.  This program provides families with a solid foundation as they begin their journey to care for, teach and support their child with ASD. Sessions are free to attend but registration is required. 

All sessions are held virtually


If you have questions or would prefer to register via phone please contact Cindy Fargher at or call (309)686-1177

 The New Diagnosis Family Orientation Program (Autism 101) is designed to assist parents, extended family and friends in understanding Autism Spectrum Disorders -ASD.  Designed to be the first step in the family’s journey to secure introductory ASD information, the program will benefit any family with a child who has been recently diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder.

 During the session, parents, family and friends of a child who has been recently diagnosed with ASD will learn:


Funding provided in whole or in part byThe Autism Program of Illinois and the Illinois Department of Human Services.





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