Fitness for the Autism Population by Eric Chessen


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Relationships and Sexuality for People with Autism: Reaching a Greater Understanding

An often misunderstood and confusing topic, sexuality of people on the autism spectrum is part of the natural developmental process of transition through puberty into adulthood. Presented from the viewpoint of a person diagnosed with autism, participants will gain a greater understanding of the the feelings, physical responses, levels of interest in sex, and addressing the social challenges as well as practical solutions for supporting people across the autism spectrum in the area of sexuality and intimate relationships.


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Should I Consider Therapeutic Horseback Riding For My Child?

Alicia Kershaw, Executive Director of GallopNYC, a therapeutic horseback riding program in NYC.


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The Pressure Cooker by Dr. Jerry Kartzinel


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Parenting Older Adolescents with ASD: How to Balance Support While Letting Go

Parenting any adolescent is a challenge in today’s world. Parenting roles must change as older teens move into adulthood. The unique concerns of older teen with ASD add a layer of complexity that requires greater forethought and guidance for both teens and their parents. The stakes are high for parents to feel comfortable with a young adult’s developmental readiness to move on. Lisa will discuss specific issues involved in parenting older teens with ASD, and explore a necessary balance required between supporting, protecting and letting go appropriately.


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The transition out of school district services to adult services is a challenge for both the young adults and the parents. This presentation, based on Chantal and Jeremy Sicile-Kira’s book A Full Life with Autism, explains how parents and educators can best prepare themselves and their young adult for this important life change. Topics discussed include how to assist the young adult in creating a self-determined life and finding work based on their abilities, goals and interests.


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Is there a reason for seemingly purposeless behavior? HANDLE says Yes

Many children and adults on the autism spectrum have repetitive , specific behaviors including hand-flapping, rocking back and forth, jumping, and switching the lights on and off. These behaviors have often been termed “slimming” (suggesting that their purpose is to self-stimulate), considered disruptive and disturbing, and responded to as such. HANDLE recognizes that these behaviors are a form of non-verbal communication and view these behaviors from a perspective that involves acceptance, compassion and curiosity, and assumes that each of these behaviors actually has a reason or purpose that can open the door to learning a lot about the swimming person’s sensory processing and neurodevelopment.


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