Special Needs & Special Sibs: A Family AuSM Skillshop
17 July 2018
Presenter: Jennifer S. Reinke, PhD, LAMFT, CFLE
Date: Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018 from 7-9 p.m.
Location: St. David’s Center
“Autism doesn’t just affect my kid, it affects our whole family,” a mother of an 8-year-old child with autism said. Explore the unique challenges, rewards, and dynamics experienced by families impacted by a variety of special needs. Special emphasis will be placed on the experiences and needs of siblings (ages 10+) who have a brother or sister with special needs. All family members are welcome at this AuSM Skillshop.
An AuSM therapist, Dr. Jennifer Reinke is an Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Stout. She is a Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist, a Certified Family Life Educator, and co-editor of Family Life Education: The Practice of Family Science. Dr. Reinke has worked with those affected by autism for more than 10 years.