GUEST FOR TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8TH AT 7:30PM – ALLISON GOLDBERG PETERSON – MILESTONES ORGANIZATION
Founded in 2003, Milestones Autism Resources improves the lives of individuals on the autism spectrum throughout Northeast Ohio by educating, coaching, and connecting the autism community with evidence-based information. Milestones is the first call for help at each transition of an individual’s life. Milestones envisions a community in which individuals on the autism spectrum reach their full potential as contributing members of society, recognized for their strengths and supported in their challenges. Each year, Milestones serves more than 3,100 parents, professionals, and individuals of all ages and abilities, through an annual conference, trainings, and coaching services. The website, milestones.org, connects 55,000 unique visitors to more than 1,000 autism resources.
As Communications Manager, Allison Goldberg Peterson oversees the marketing, advertising, public relations, and social media functions for Milestones. She has a wealth of experience from nonprofits in the area and uses her skill set to help Milestones connect with more families and individuals affected by autism and continue to increase awareness in the community.