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Autumn Grandparent's Brunch
with Special guest speaker, Wendy Fournier*
This is a special event for Grandparents only,
whose grandchild(ren) have Autism Spectrum Disorder.
It will be held Saturday November 11th 9:15 - 11:30 a.m.
in the Gardiner Building, at the Seekonk Congregational Church
600 Fall River Avenue, Seekonk MA. 02771
Parking available in the lots on County St and on Fall River Ave.
We hope you will join us for a wonderful catered brunch, the opportunity to meet other Grandparents, and to hear our knowledgeable speaker!!
There will also be a free door prize.
Wendy will speak on the Topic of Safety Issues for children, teens and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder, including:
Did you know???
This event is FREE to Grandparents!
About our speakers:
*About our speaker: Wendy Fournier is a founding board member and President of the National Autism Association (NAA), established in 2003. As part of its mission to meet the most urgent needs of the autism community, NAA has created an extensive series of resources and direct-assistance programs addressing the issue of autism-related wandering. Mrs. Fournier has given lectures and performed training sessions for caregivers, school administrators, educators, social workers and first responders at venues including Penn State’s National Autism Conference, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the American Legion National Conference, the National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect and the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee at NIH. Wendy has served on the RI State Commission to study the education of children with autism, and as a consumer reviewer for the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program for Autism through the U.S. Department of Defense. She has been interviewed by major media outlets including CNN, ABC, CBS, NBC, People, Redbook and Elle Magazines. Wendy is the mother of three. Her youngest daughter Aly, now 17, was diagnosed with autism in 2002.