2021 Milestones National Autism Conference
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Milestones Autism Resources

4853 Galaxy Parkway, Suite A
Warrensville Heights, OH 44128

Phone: (216) 464-7600

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OFN Professional Trainings

Milestones Autism Resources and Ohio Family Network are pleased to announce a series of FREE trainings for professionals in community settings and every day places such as Libraries, Recreational Centers, Churches and Synagogues and Hispanic Organizations.  

All Ohio Family Network Professional workshops are free to attend! If you attended our annual conference or other Ohio Family Network workshops, please log in using the password you created. Otherwise, click on Login then Create Account. You will have access to our virtual learning platform where all of our live and on-demand workshops will be available. For more information, contact Belinda Saldana at bsaldana@milestones.org.

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These four trainings will be offered from February through May to help your staff gain skills to create more inclusive spaces where individuals with developmental disabilities can better access our important community assets. There is no cap to the number of staff and  each staff member will receive a certificate of completion that shows they have learned evidence-based strategies in supporting the autism community. 

Successfully Serving Patrons with Autism at your Library - for Librarians 
February 25, 2021 from 11:30AM - 1PM

Public Libraries are an important resource in the community for children and adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities (ID/DD) and on the autism spectrum.  In this workshop, library staff will learn how to support patrons with autism using library services.   Staff will be able to explain what patrons might have ID/DD and/or autism and how to meet their needs.  Participants will be shown how to provide simple accommodations or supports to enhance services for these individuals and their families.  Strategies to decrease challenging behaviors and long-term supports in the community for staff will be shared. Library staff will be able to create a more inclusive and welcoming space for patrons.

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