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AuSM Skillshops

17 18CatalogCoverNewBased on topics suggested by the Minnesota autism community, AuSM Skillshops are mini-workshops designed for individuals with autism and their parents, family members, caregivers, and support staff. AuSM Skillshops are also a valuable professional development resource for educators and therapists who work with individuals affected by autism.

AuSM Skillshops will be held at the AuSM office in St. Paul and also at partnering locations throughout the Twin Cities.

The 2018-2019 AuSM Skillshop schedule will be announced soon!

AuSM 2380 Wycliff St. #102, St. Paul, MN 55114
Academy of Whole Learning 3500 Williston Rd., Minnetonka, MN  55345 (UPDATED)
Lionsgate Academy Minnetonka 5605 Green Cir. Dr., Minnetonka, MN 55343
Lionsgate Academy North St. Paul 2342 Helen St. N., North St. Paul, MN 55109
Minnesota Life College 7501 Logan Ave. S. #2a, Richfield, MN 55423
St. David's Center 3395 Plymouth Rd., Minnetonka, MN 55305
University of St. Thomas 1000 LaSalle Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55403, Opus Hall, Room 450
   

Cost Per AuSM Skillshop/Per Person

AuSM Member: $25
Non-Member: $40
Individual with ASD/Current Student: $10

Click here for Scholarships & Waiver information.


October 16, 2018
Special Needs & Special Sibs: A Family AuSM Skillshop

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.

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Cancellation Policy

Notification of Cancellation: If an AuSM Skillshop is cancelled or postponed, AuSM will attempt to notify you via phone, using the phone number provided with your registration. We also will post notice of cancellations and postponements on www.ausm.org.

Cancellation by Registrant: Refunds less a $10 processing fee will be given for cancellations received in writing to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. seven business days prior to the AuSM Skillshop. Following this date, no refunds will be given. Requests for transfers of registration to another individual will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Cancellation by Skillshop Organizer: AuSM reserves the right to cancel a Skillshop due to low registrations or other circumstances that make the Skillshop non-viable. If AuSM cancels an AuSM Skillshop, registrants will be offered a full refund. If the event is postponed, registrants will have the option to either receive a full refund or transfer registration to the same AuSM Skillshop at the new, future date.