Summer in My Community
Tammy Burns, M.Ed., Outreach and Program Director
Summer is right around the corner. For most students, that means a long break from school. Summer brings opportunities to get involved with camps, programs, teams and much more! This webinar will discuss various summer options that are out in the community for children with autism to participate in, and how to find those things that will interest your child.
Bio: Tammy Burns, M.Ed. is the Outreach and Program Director at the Autism Society Central Virginia. Tammy has a long relationship with the Autism Society beginning with the diagnosis of her middle son, Jared, in 2000. Tammy has held leadership positions with the Society, including service as Board President, and Office Manager. Tammy received her BA from Virginia Tech in Elementary Education, and received her Masters of Education in Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) from Arizona State. Tammy is a Partners in Policymaking Graduate, and a volunteer Family Navigator for the Partnership for People with Disabilities at Virginia Commonwealth University Health System (VCUHS). Tammy is a Certified Sibshop leader. She also serves at the Chair of the Chesterfield County Special Education Advisory Committee. Tammy and her husband, Troy, have three children – Brett (20), Jared (19) and Amber (16)
* This webcast was cofunded by the Virginia Department of Education (Grant #881-APE61172-H027A170107) and the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR grant number #90DP0051).