St John’s Lutheran Church of Columbia City is hosting a free workshop for the community presented by Cross Connections on Saturday, August 26, 2017. This workshop will cover some basic information about Autism, including: statistics, types of Autism, symptoms, diagnosis, common behaviors, causes, risk factors, and testing. It will also address some common stressors for caregivers/family members of those with Autism and how best to cope with them, such as: feelings of guilt over a diagnosis; burn out/depression in caregivers; the importance of self- care; feelings of resentment/anger; and marital distress.
This is open to pastors, teachers, parents, family members, anyone wishing to learn more about autism. To register or for more infomration click here.