Opening Doors for Autism:


To Attend Event:

Baton Rouge Autism Speaker Series

Saturday, November 15, 2014

When: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Where:  The Emerge Center
7784 Innovation Park Drive (formerly GSRI Road)

Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70820

Registration & Breakfast Begin at 8:30 AM.  Speakers begin at 9AM.

Speaker & Topic:

Accessing Services & Advocacy Resources in Our Community

Parents and caregivers need many questions answered following an autism diagnosis.Join us for an informative Saturday morning session on recent legislation impacting students with disabilities,resources for advocacy and waiver programs, and practical tips for organizing and managing your child’s medical records.

Speakers include:

    • Franklin Foil, Louisiana House of Representatives (District 70)
    • Dr. Scott Meche, Developmental Disabilities Division Director, Capital Area Human Services District
    • Shawn Fleming, Deputy Director, Louisiana Developmental Disabilities Council, and Ashley McReynolds, Regional Leader for LaCAN and LaTEACH
    • Rachel Howell and Debbie Tullos, mothers with young adults on the Autism Spectrum

          Registration is FREE and includes Breakfast

          Register online!



          Baton Rouge Autism Speakers Series

          Junior League of Baton Rouge

          9523 Fenway Avenue 
          Baton Rouge, LA 70809 
          (225) 924-0298 phone 
          (225) 927-2547 fax
          Office Hours: 
          8:00am to 3:00pm Mon.-Thurs. 
          9:00am to 12:00pm Fri.