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Families First Nashville, TN Workshop: Developing Successful Sleep Habits

Date: October 26, 2019

Time: 9:00AM to 12:00PM

Location: Room 241, Vanderbilt Kennedy Center, One Magnolia Circle


A monthly workshop series for parents of young children with an autism spectrum disorder.

Program is free of charge.

Each 3-hour workshop focuses on providing parents and caregivers with strategies to use at home, school, and in the community. The strategies discussed are based on the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA).

This workshop will highlight possible reasons why sleep challenges are more common in children with autism, daytime and evening strategies to promote successful sleep, how to respond to sleep difficulties during the night, and how to use visual supports and reinforcement to implement this plan.

Registration is required by midnight Tuesday, October 22, 2019.

Families First Child Care registration is by telephone request for children over 1 and under 10 years of age only following registration for the event. Please contact Nina Harris at (615) 322-7565 following registration if you need this service..

For more information about the workshop and child care, contact families.first@vanderbilt.edu or (615) 322-7565, or visit vkc.mc,vanderbilt.edu/vkc/triad/training/families/.

Sponsored by the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders (TRIAD).


The VKC welcomes persons with disabilities.

Contact kc@vumc.org or 615-322-8240 for disability access information; 2 weeks advance notice is recommended for some accommodations (e.g., Braille, signing).