Thank you for joining us for the Autism 205 presentation: “Parenting in the New Normal”. We discussed strategies to take on an ally role as a parent in these challenging times. Read full post »
Join us for Autism 205: Parenting in the “New Normal,” a virtual event where parents, caregivers, self-advocates and community stakeholders can draw strength from this incredible community. This month’s Autism 200 lecture will be available through Facebook Live on Seattle Children’s and Seattle Children’s Autism Center‘s Facebook pages.
Being an effective ally for youth with autism is never more important than right now. Parents are searching for ways to communicate effectively with their child and help support them. It is a challenging time but, as we know, families from the autism community possess incredible resilience. Join us to hear perspectives about how we can be the best possible allies for kids, teens and young adults at this critical time.
Ben Wahl, program founder and ally-in-training at Ryther, will facilitate this panel discussion with Jay Pierce, teen self-advocate and TEDx speaker; Marci Ciampi, neurodiversity ambassador and autistic author; Pilar Lopez, College administrator at Bellvue College OLS and parent; and Shayla Collins, mindfulness coach at Seattle Children’s and parent.
– Presentations from our panelists
– Mindfulness activity with Shayla
– Audience questions and panel discussion
Time will be reserved for audience questions and discussion at the end of the lecture. Questions can be submitted through the comments on the Facebook Live.
Due to the reasonable caution surrounding reducing the spread of COVID-19, this month’s Autism 200 lecture will be only available online. Join us via Facebook Live or through the teleconferencing application, WebEx. Please note that there will be no in-person attendance at Autism 200 this month and anyone coming to the hospital will not be permitted entrance to this class. Thanks to everyone for your understanding. Further announcements regarding future Autism 200 lectures will be forthcoming.
Learn more about and view Seattle Children’s Autism 200 Series: https://www.seattlechildrens.org/health-safety/keeping-kids-healthy/development/autism-200-series/
Classes are held on most third Thursdays of the month from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Pacific time.
This month’s Autism 200 series class is Autism 203: Mood and Anxiety in Autism
Children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder are at greater risk of anxiety and mood issues over the course of their life. This talk will explore current evidence-based treatments for anxiety and mood, including cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Presenters will also discuss important ways these therapies may be adapted for this population.
Class Schedule: This class will be held Thursday, March 19, 2019 from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
Watch Online Only: You can live-stream classes using Facebook Live on Seattle Children’s Facebook page or use the teleconferencing application, WebEx. You can watch the live webcast from your own location in real time using Webex. Read how to use Webex (PDF). The meeting number and password are: Meeting number: 808 729 558, Meeting password: autism.
Please note that due to the reasonable caution surrounding reducing the spread of COVID-19, this month’s Autism 200 class will be only available online. Thanks to everyone for their understanding and further announcements regarding future Autism 200 lectures will be forthcoming.
For more information see the Autism 200 Series webpage.