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The Soup Series: Hot Topics. Cold Nights – Week 1 (The Basics of Autism)
February 1, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Moraine Park Technical College will again host a winter lecture series of important, timely topics at its West Bend campus. This year, the free series will feature various topics under the theme, “The Soup Series: Hot Topics. Cold Nights,” and include complimentary soup from a local vendor.
The lectures will take place Thursdays from 6-7:30 p.m., February 1-22 in the West Bend campus’ auditorium. This week’s event will feature:
Feb. 1: The Basics of Autism, with Chicken Dumpling Soup from Omicron Restaurant
With autism’s prevalence estimated around 1 in 68 US children showing signs of autism—and 1 in 42 boys. This presentation will discuss the signs, strategies and resources to build an understanding. Kathy Jeffrey, Autism & Special Education Coordinator at the West Bend School District joins Nicole Busalacchi, President of On the Spectrum and mother of twin boys affected by autism for this presentation.