Meeting on Monday, April 27, 2020

6:30 – 8:30 PM via Zoom & Facebook Live

Please join us as the ASBG Presents:

COVID 19 Update and Guidance for Families with Dr. Justin Lane


Genetics and Autism: What’s New?
with Delwin Jacoby, APRN, Genetics Clinic, Jo Grayson, Marie Allison, and Deborah Ramirez

Dr. Justin Lane is a UK Faculty member and will talk about resources and supports for families during the COVID 19 pandemic.

Delwin Jacoby is an APRN that sees patients for genetic testing. She will join our meeting toward the end of the meeting to answer questions about genetic testing.

Jo Grayson is the parent of a twelve-year-old son with Christianson Syndrome, a genetic mutation of the SLC9A6 gene in the long arm of the X chromosome. Her child, Thatcher, has also been diagnosed with Celiac, another genetic condition, Epilepsy, and Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Marie Allison is the parent of an adult son with PIGA, a genetic mutation on the short arm of the X chromosome. Her son, Chris, has also been diagnosed with Epilepsy and Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Deborah Ramirez is the mother of five children from the ages of 17 through 28. Two of her children are neurotypical and three of them have Christianson Syndrome. Ramirez’s sons are Jacob, 27, Gabriel 24, and Elijah 17.

***This Meeting Will Air on Facebook Live at our regular time, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Here: This meeting will also be recorded for our YouTube Channel and uploaded at a later date. You can join us on Zoom at:

Or simply enter the Meeting ID: 762-0132-7426 and when prompted to enter the password, enter: 037670. No faces will be edited out of the video. If you don’t want your face shown, please do not use the camera feature in Zoom or only submit questions on the Facebook Live. For technical assistance please contact Jo Grayson at (859) 475-2864 before 6:15 p.m.

Autism Society of the Bluegrass Upcoming Events:

May 25—No Meeting due to Memorial Day

June 29—TBA

July 27—TBA

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