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Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo
219 Bryant Street
Buffalo, NY 14222

Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery

Autism Spectrum Disorders
Newly Diagnosed

Information Session for Parents of Children Newly Diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Your child has just been given a diagnosis of an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). What does that mean? What should you do next? Are you overwhelmed? This training will give you an understanding of ASDs and discuss next steps for you and your family. Information about available services and supports from the school system and community will be provided. You will learn how to communicate and work together to help your child reach his/her full potential.

Please click here for a downloadable PDF

Moderated by: 

Kathy Ralabate Doody, PhD

Parent of child with autism
Instructor, Exceptional Education at Buffalo State;
PhD candidate at University at Buffalo


Provide a welcoming environment for parents and other caregivers of children with autism spectrum disorders to ask questions and learn more about ASDs and community services and supports.


Wednesday, March 26, 2014


9:00 am – 12:00 pm ~ Light refreshments will be served.


Early Childhood Direction Center
3131 Sheridan Drive
Amherst, NY 14226


FREE Parking


Call or go online to reserve your spot today!
(716) 332-4170 phone / 1-866-277-4762 toll free

Cost: FREE

If you are interested in attending but have transportation or other barriers that would limit your participation, please let us know.