The Alaska Autism Summer Institutes is finishing its presentations with a presentation by Dr. Matthew Siegel, M.D., a nationally recognized speaker. Dr. Siegel's presentation offers training for providers working with individuals who experience autism, have intellectual disabilities, have difficulty communicating and who demonstrate behavior challenges. This workshop is directed towards professionals who oversee/supervise services for the individuals described above, and who have the ability to revise those services if needed. Also, welcome are those who provide training to direct support providers and the direct support providers themselves. A copy of his presentation is here:

For additional questions or to possibly participate, contact Annette Blanas at


Contact AK Autism Summer Institute

Annette Blanas
(907) 264-6280

Center for Human Development
2702 Gambell St.
Suite 103
Anchorage, Alaska 99503
Ph: (907) 272-8270
1 (800) 243-2199
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