PENSACOLA, Fla. -- The Autism Center of The Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart will host a seminar called “The ABCs of ABA” on Saturday, April 1 from 9 a.m. to noon.
This free class is designed to help parents of children with autism learn more about Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), how this therapy can benefit your child and what to look for when choosing an ABA-based autism center for your child’s care. Instructors will provide tips for parenting an autistic child, such as how to handle tantrums and manage mealtime meltdowns. This class is open to all families facing autism in the community, no matter where they are receiving treatment.
“ABCs of ABA” meets in the Lecture Hall of Sacred Heart Hospital Pensacola, located at 5151 N. Ninth Ave. Please park in the Ninth Avenue parking garage and enter through the Main Entrance (facing Ninth Avenue). The Lecture Hall is located just past the information desk in the Conference Center.
This class is free to attend. Space is limited, and pre-registration is required. To register or learn more, click here or visit sacred-heart.org/autism. For questions, call the Autism Center at 850-416-4681.
The Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart is a 117-bed facility that serves as the only children’s hospital in Northwest Florida. The Children’s Hospital offers a wide range of services to meet all of a child’s medical needs, from a pediatric emergency room and neonatal intensive care unit to pediatric intensive care, cancer care, rehabilitation and a medical staff of more than 120 board-certified physicians across 29 pediatric specialties. The Children’s Hospital provides quality, compassionate care to children, regardless of their parents’ ability to pay. For more information about the services available at The Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart, visit www.sacred-heart.org/childrenshospital.