COMMUNITY TRAININGS

Hearts for Autism Fund is committed to offering superior community trainings provided at no cost to families and at a low cost for all community members.  In the last several years, Hearts for Autism has sponsored four nationally recognized speakers in the Las Cruces area. 

These trainings brought unique perspectives and comprehensive presentations for families, educators and professionals living and working in the field of autism.  By bringing high quality presenters to the Las Cruces area, Hearts for Autism Fund has provided over 460 training participants consisting of families and community members from across the state of New Mexico the opportunity to attend exceptional trainings, access to the top autism professionals, continuing educational credits for professionals and the most current information on autism.

Upcoming Community Training

Appetites & Autism Nutrition and Lifestyle Education Designed for Families Living with Autism. Facilitated by: Dr. Jacqueline Villalobos, ND. Dr. Villalobos has 17 years’ experience helping people navigate the road to wellness. She practiced as a licensed primary care physician at a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in Oregon for 15 years where she offered nutrition education and natural therapies, as well as conventional diagnosis and treatment of illness. Dr Villalobos offers guidance towards a return to a life-giving, energizing diet and lifestyle. For more information please visit: www.jacquelinevillalobosnd.com. The Program: Nutrition education and counseling provided by Dr. Jacqueline Villalobos for your whole family, but with a special emphasis on topics relating to autism. This will include: gluten-free and/or casein-free diet, foods that help improve digestion, foods that reduce inflammation and repair cell damage, and which foods can cause the brain to get over excited. Plus, cooking demonstration provided by Marianne McLaughlin, NHC. We will prepare simple meals and tour the gluten & casein free products in the store. Upcoming classes: meeting at Natural Grocers 3970 E. Lohman Wednesdays June 12 & 26 12pm-2pm Register for the class by emailing: Marianne McLaughlin at nhc.ls@naturalgrocers.com For more information contact Jacqueline Villalobos at 971-409-0603
Pivotal Response Training, Hearts for Autism, MARCH 18, 2019, 5261 LAVENDER LANE CORNER PURPLE LANE, ACTIVITY CENTER, 10AM - 8PM TRAINING DESCRIPTION PARTICIPANTS WILL: 1. IDENTIFY MOTIVATIONAL PROCEDURES OF PRT 2. DESCRIBE HOW IMPROVING COMMUNICATION CAN LEAD TO A DECREASE IN BEHAVIORS 3. DESCRIBE THE IMPORTANCE OF DATA COLLECTION. & MANY MORE! PERFECT FOR PARENTS, CAREGIVERS & PROFESSIONALS REGISTRATION - 8:30 AM TRAINING - 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM ARROWHEAD EARLY COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL, BUILDING 8 3600 ARROWHEAD DRIVE LAS CRUCES, NM 88011 LEARN MORE & REGISTER AT HTTPS://PIVOTAL-RESPONSE-TRAINING-H4AMAR2019. EVENTBRITE.COM OR CALL 575-652-3155

Managing Stress and Building Resiliency:
Training the Mind and Body to Thrive in a Demanding World

Presented by Dr. Raquel Garzon
Sponsored by Hearts for Autism

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 9:00am-1:00pm.
2345 Nevada Ave. Las Cruces, NM

This training will look at providing practical strategies for increasing the positive impacts of good stress, while decreasing the negative impacts of bad stress and help to provide parents, caretakers and professionals with tools for self care.
RSVP is required to secure your spot and seats are limited! Lunch will be provided. There is no cost for families members and $25 for community members.

To register use the google forms link:
https://goo.gl/forms/rQT7w3NP1kthQUMu1

Or you can contact us to register:
(575) 644-5790
Emails to: HeartsForAutismLC@gmail.com

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