Autism center to offer free workshop

 

The workshop focuses on two conditions often associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), problems with sleep and constipation. (Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Springfield News-Leader

The University of Missouri’s Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders is presenting a three-hour workshop 8:30-11:30 a.m. June 20 at the Hammons Heart Institute Auditorium,1325 E. Cherokee St. Targeted for parents and professionals, the workshop focuses on two conditions often associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder, problems with sleep and constipation, according to a press release.

The Thompson Center received funding from Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network to host three workshops in underserved areas of the state. Springfield is the third and final workshop in the series.

“As a parent of a child with ASD myself, I know how hard it can be to find training,” Alicia Curran, network coordinator, said in the release. “We’re so excited to be able to present three separate trainings in this part of the state.”

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