Milford, CT (April 20, 2020): Milestones Behavioral Services, a nonprofit based in Milford and Orange, CT, has entered its third decade of providing education and services to individuals, 12-months to adults, with autism and/or other developmental/intellectual disabilities, while supporting their families. Milestones is offering free Parent Support Groups, in English and in Spanish via Zoom, in response to families concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic. This is free and open to any family with a member diagnosed with autism. It can be attended by families and or caregivers. Please RSVP to receive Zoom invite.
Two members of Milestones senior staff will be facilitating these Support Groups, Judy Palazzo, MS, BCBA, Licensed Behavior Analyst CT, NY, Milestones Vice President of Behavioral Services and Dr. Solandy Forte, PhD, LCSW, BCBA-D, Licensed Behavior Analyst CT, MA, Director of Milestones Family Services. Some topics discussed might be: How do you reduce challenging behaviors at home? Dealing with uncertainty due of COVID-19?
As Dr. Solandy stated, “During this time, we must all be a resource for each other.”
WHAT: Free Parent Support Group for Parents or Caregivers with a family member (toddler through adult) diagnosed with autism
DATE/TIMES: In English: Monday @ 1pm in English via Zoom
April 20, 27, May 4, 11, 18, June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
In Spanish: Wednesday @ 1pm via Zoom
April 22, 29, May 6,13, 20, 27, June 1,8,15,22,29
WHO: Your Questions answered by:
Judy Palazzo, MS, BCBA, Licensed Behavior Analyst CT, NY, Milestones Vice President of Behavioral Services
Dr. Solandy Forte, PhD, LCSW, BCBA-D, Licensed Behavior Analyst CT, MA, Director of Milestones Family Services
About: Based on Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), Milestones Behavioral Services has grown from the kitchen table of its founders, to a not-for-profit organization that includes: a two-school campus (ages 3 to 21) in Milford and Orange, Connecticut, an Adult Day Center in Milford, clinics for Advanced Intervention, Early Intensive ABA and Feeding in Orange, Parent Training, Global Access, multi-cultural and bilingual support, First Responder and Community Outreach, and consulting. The programs support individuals in schools, homes, and communities. Milestones Behavioral Services, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) org; Federal Tax ID 06-1430015; donations are tax deductible.
At this time, please reach me via email or my cell/text 646-258-0026. Thank you.
Development & Communications Director
Tel: (203) 882-8810 ext. 313
Cell: (646) 258-0026
Milestones Behavioral Services, Inc.
339 Boston Post Road
Orange, CT 06477