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Workshop: “Teaching Safety Skills to Children with ASD”


Thursday, April 7, 2022    
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Dixon Elks Lodge
1279 Franklin Grove Road, Dixon, IL, 61021

Event Type

A free, in-person workshop to help parents of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or related disabilities determine a child’s safety needs and teach these targeted skills

Join Florissa Center for this free workshop “Teaching Safety Skills to Children with ASD” on April 7 from 6 – 8 p.m. at Dixon Elks Lodge, 1279 Franklin Grove Road, in Dixon.

Workshop presenter and facilitator Mary Wrobel is an award-winning author, teacher and speech-language pathologist who has taught and worked with students with autism and other disabilities for more than 25 years.

Wrobel will help parents determine a child’s safety needs and how to teach these specific, targeted safety skills using social stories, visual supports, rules and guidelines. Participants will also learn different ways to encourage children with autism and related disabilities to practice these skills safely.

Teachers, social workers and other professionals can also benefit from this workshop.

Register for this workshop by March 25. This workshop is free.

For questions about the workshop, contact Danielle Lawson at (815) 288-1905 or