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Triad community workshops

Siskin Children's Institute is proud to partner with the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center's Treatment & Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders (TRIAD) program and the Chattanooga Autism Center to provide free workshops for parents of young children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder. 

Each 3-hour workshop focuses on providing parents and caregivers with strategies to use at home, at school, and in the community. The strategies discussed are based on the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). 
Please note- A portion of these sessions include live streaming with the TRIAD staff in Nashville, along with in-person segments and activities.

Limited childcare is available first come first served. Please indicate interest in on-site care when registering.

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Registration required | All workshop held at siskin children's institute unless otherwise noted.


July 20; 10am- 1pm | Doctors, Therapist, Schools Oh My!  Building Effective Teams

This workshop will explore the different providers who work with children with autism both in and out of school and help caregivers gain an understanding of the specific goals they address when working with your child. We will practice strategies that will allow caregivers to be an active part of their child's care team, such as goal-setting and progress-monitoring. Finally, the workshop will provide an overview of supports to help prepare your child for new settings, such as school and therapy settings.

August 10; 10am- 1pm | Improving Mealtime Routines

This workshop focuses on strategies for promoting successful mealtime. We will discuss why mealtimes can be challenging for children with autism spectrum disorder, what strategies can be useful in improving mealtime, and how caregivers can individualize these strategies for their child. 

rotary club of chattanooga

Thank  you to the Rotary Club of Chattanooga for
supporting these free community workshop in 2019.
To learn more about the Rotary Club of Chattanooga,