This month’s Autism 200 Series class is Autism 209: Let’s Talk About AAC and Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Our instructors are Megan Pattee, MS, CCC-SLP and Jo Ristow, MS, CCC-SLP
Many children with ASD face challenges communicating. Luckily, communication is more than the words we speak. The goal Read full post »
This month’s Autism 200 Series class is Girls With Autism Spectrum Disorder.
ASD is disproportionately diagnosed in males over females, possibly because of genetic and neurological protective effects but also because of biases in the way in which clinicians and the community view autism as a “male” disorder. In this presentation, we will review the recent research on females with ASD and focus on females with ASD from a cultural and clinical perspective. We will discuss how ASD Read full post »
This month’s Autism 200 Series class is Behavioral Support for Adults with Autism.
A proportion of individuals with ASD display some form of challenging or disruptive behaviors such as aggression, self-injurious behavior, or property destruction.
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This month’s Autism 200 Series class is Transition to Adulthood: Housing Options – A Panel Discussion.
The housing crisis continues to negatively impact families and individuals with ASD, and it is expected to worsen, with an estimated 500,000 Read full post »
People with social, intellectual and behavioral differences are making positive changes in their own lives and in the lives of others. From education to policy to employment, the future is brighter because those with autism and other abilities are speaking out, stepping up and changing the way our society operates. Read full post »