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L.A.U.G.H.S. For Autism

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L.A.U.G.H.S. For Autism

Time: January 25, 2012 from 6pm to 8pm
Location: Washington Beech Community Room
Street: 4560 Washington Street
City/Town: Roslindale
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Phone: 617-840-3281
Event Type: free, community, event, for, autism
Organized By: dorothea Keeling
Latest Activity: Dec 22, 2011

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Event Description

Laughing At and Understanding Good Humor Seminars (L.A.U.G.H.S.) Institute, Inc. is having an introductory seminar on the therapeutic benefits of humor and laughter.  The seminar is for parents, family members, caregivers, providers, teachers, family nurturing centers, clinicians and autism support groups.  L.A.U.G.H.S. will introduce the participants to its innovative 7- week series L.A.U.G.H.S. for Parents Raising Autistic Children.  Participants will

  • Learn how to maintain their sense of humor during difficult parenting and care giving situations.
  • Discover how to effectively manage parental stress using humor and laughter
  • Learn why mothers who are raising children with autism have higher parental stress
  • Learn about family stress and autism
  • Leant about resources and recommended readings
  • Learn about current research on autism and humor

Participants will benefit most from this FREE community event if they are:

  • A parent, family member or a child care provider attending to the daily needs of a child with autism
  • Exhausted, stressed and overwhelmed caring for a child with autism
  • Parenting other children within the family
  • Unhappy with the lack of support from family and friends


The first introductory seminar is scheduled for Wednesday January 25, 2012 at the Washington Beech Community Room at 4560 Washington Street, Roslindale, MA from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm.


Dorothea Keeling, President and Founder of Laughing At and Understanding Good Humor Seminars (L.A.U.G.H.S.) Institute, Inc, is a registered speaker for the Association of Applied Therapeutic Humor and adjunct faculty at Urban College of Boston for ten years, will facilitate the seminars.  Dorothea has over twenty years experience promoting the therapeutic benefits of humor and laughter.


Registration is required for the seminars. Participants can register at  Please visit L.A.U.G.H.S. website for more information at  If you want L.A.U.G.H.S. to schedule a seminar at your site please contact Dorothea at or call 617-840-3281.


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