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What Do I Need to Know about My Child's Autism Diagnosis?

Getting an autism diagnosis for your child can be a life-changing event for you and your entire family, but you’re not alone in this. And, the word “behavior” seems to almost always be paired with autism. Behavior serves a purpose! Join Patty Maxwell in a discussion on what you can do to best support your child and your family.

Patty Maxwell is a Licensed Behavior Specialist (BSL) with over 20 years of experience working throughout the mental health field in various positions including wraparound, intensive case management, family-based
mental health services, and Early Intervention. She is the owner of Engage Kidz LLC and currently supports children and families virtually, in-home, school, and in communities. Patty also supports teachers and professionals by coaching them through tough behavioral challenges and offers small and large group trainings. Her various educational background and experiences have allowed her to work with a wide range of ages (birth through adulthood) and support an array of learning abilities including individuals with autism, learning disabilities, behavioral challenges, intellectual disabilities, and emotional disorders.

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