SOUTHAVEN, Miss. (AP) -- The second Mid-South Autism Conference is in Southaven this week, and its theme is "Reason for Hope."
Coordinator John Holtzman tells The Commercial Appeal that last year's conference brought more than 700 people to Tunica.
The conference opens Monday at Landers Center and continues through Wednesday.
Holtzman is director of development at an autism center in Memphis. He says he and the center's executive director, Tracy Palm, hope to teach families about treatment options and to teach professionals new ways they can help families.
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Links require admin approval before posting.
Questions may be sent to email@example.com. Please provide detailed information.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.