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 »
April 13, 2018 |
Autism 200, GeneralComments Off on Autism 204: Powerful Partnerships – Strategies for Navigating the Family-School Relationship
This month’s Autism 200 Series class “Autism 204: Powerful Partnerships: Strategies for Navigating the Family/School Relationship” will be held Thursday, April 19, 2018 at Seattle Children’s Hospital in Wright Auditorium from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Instructors: Carrie Basas, JD, MEd, and Rose Spidell, JD, Washington State Governor’s Office of the Education Ombuds; and Mariam Araujo, PhD
Development of a strong educational plan involves development of a collaborative relationship between parents and schools. Members of the Washington State Governor’s Office of the Education Ombuds (OEO) and Dr. Mariam Araujo will provide strategies for navigating difficult conversations and conflicts with schools when students have disabilities. Topics to be discussed include fostering positive communication and relationships with school and what to do when that situation changes, setting and sharing goals for your child’s education, preparing for meetings and maintaining student records.
July 6, 2017 |
Autism 200Comments Off on Autism 200 Announcement – Now Available At Home
Autism 200 now available to be viewed at home!
We are pleased to announce that Autism 200, our monthly lecture series that provides information related to autism spectrum disorder is now available to be viewed at home through a PC or mobile device. You can sign up for the live stream and view the current class schedule through the Autism 200 website.
After you fill out the form you will receive instructions regarding how to set up streaming using Blue Jeans technology from your personal computer or device.
This summer we will again be offering lectures on the transition to adulthood and will focus on vocational opportunities including classes on “Finding a Job” and “Keeping a Job”. Of note is our September lecture on screening for ASD with a focus on educating community providers.
As always, lectures can be viewed after they are posted on our website and YouTube page. See below to access these channels.
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