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Emory Autism Center 2020 Summer Conference has ended
The Emory Autism Center’s Monarch Summer Conference is for anyone involved with the education of individuals diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) including educators, vocational providers, behavior specialists, school administrators, paraprofessionals, speech and occupational therapists, rehabilitation counselors, school psychologists, parents, family members, mental health providers, families of individuals with ASD, and individuals with ASD.

We are featuring 25 sessions with top notch speakers in education and transition for students with ASD. Please identify the appropriate track (parent, education, transition) that will fit your interests/needs in order to identify sessions to attend.
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Thursday, July 16 • 10:15am - 11:15am
6A Family Engagement: Unraveling the mysteries and sharing secrets!

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Summary:
Participants will learn how to put real family engagement into practice as well as how to locate resources for support in Georgia. Participants will learn about dispute/conflict prevention options that will lead to greater outcomes for students.

Learning Objectives:
1. Participants will be able to list 2 resources that help with family engagement.
2. Participants will be able to identify 2 barriers to family engagement.
3. Participants will be able to locate dispute prevention resources.

Speakers
avatar for Sharon Jones, BS Ed.

Sharon Jones, BS Ed.

Program Specialist, Georgia Department of Education
I am a Family Engagement Specialist with the GaDOE and I work with agencies and families in Georgia to support families of students with disabilities. I have been an advocate for families for over 20 years and use my experiences raising a child with autism and working in a school... Read More →


Thursday July 16, 2020 10:15am - 11:15am EDT
Downstairs 6A