Autism Lecture, . Barbara Tobias, from the DuPage County Autism Society, October 31st, 9a.m.-11a.m.
In today’s world, it is estimated that one out of every 140,000 children will become
a successful pro golfer. Unfortunately, one out of every 150 children will be diagnosed with autism. Autism is a complex developmental disability that is a result of neurological disorder that affects the brain. “Autism knows no racial, ethnic,
social boundaries, families, lifestyle or educational levels.” Autism is growing at
a rate of 10-17% a year. It is estimated that 4 million Americans will be diagnosed
with autism in the next decade.
Moraine Valley CC will be sponsoring a guest speaker on the topic of Autism.
Ms. Barbara Tobias, from the DuPage County Autism Society, will speak in the library
of the college on October 31st from 9:00-11:00 a.m. Ms. Tobias is the information
and research specialist on autism for DuPage County. Please join us to hear this
informative lecture that will address the characteristics and behaviors of autism
and the impact that it has on their families at home as well as in the educational setting.