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Celebrate Dental Hygiene Health Month at February PEP Talk

Autism Center, Atrium Health Navicent is pleased to host a speaker series for families living with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and other developmental disorders. Free support and training is offered through Parent Empowerment Program (PEP) Talks.

The next PEP Talk will take place on Tuesday, June 13 at 6:00 p.m. at Autism Center, Atrium Health Navicent (1014 Forsyth Street, Macon). Parking is available in the Yellow Parking Deck.

The topic for the June meeting will be "Intro to LAMP and PRC Devices," presented by Jennifer Thomas, EdS, CCC-SEP. Language Acquisition through Motor Planning (LAMP) is a therapeutic approach based on neurological and motor learning principles, designed to assist those who are nonverbal or have limited verbal abilities in expressing themselves. Prentke Romich Company (PRC) develops speech generated devices to assist toward this goal.

PEP Talks feature a variety of topics useful for families affected by ASD and other developmental disorders. PEP Talks are free for family members, educators, healthcare professionals and the public, and offer evidence-based information along with tools and tips for families to use at home, school and within the community.

While PEP Talks are free, registration is required. Please contact Autism Center, Atrium Health Navicent at 478-633-8100 or at to register.

About Atrium Health Navicent

Atrium Health Navicent was incorporated on November 17, 1994, as a nonprofit corporation whose primary purpose is to coordinate the Medical Center, Navicent Health and other affiliated entities in their mission of providing a comprehensive continuum of high quality, reasonably priced healthcare services to the region. Atrium Health Navicent has 830 beds for medical, surgical, rehabilitation and hospice purposes. The health system includes The Medical Center, Navicent Health, a nationally recognized tertiary teaching hospital; Atrium Health Navicent Beverly Knight Olson Children's Hospital, the region's only dedicated pediatric hospital; Medical Center of Peach County, Atrium Health Navicent, a rural critical access hospital; Rehabilitation Hospital, Atrium Health Navicent, the region's oldest and most experienced rehabilitation provider; Pine Pointe, Atrium Health Navicent, which provides palliative and hospice care in homes and in its facility; Carlyle Place, Atrium Health Navicent, the area's first continuing care retirement community; Navicent Health Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Atrium Health Navicent; as well as diagnostic and home care services. For more information, please visit