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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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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iPads and Autism: A Tool For Success

This presentation will provide a comprehensive insight into how to use an iPad with an individual with autism spectrum disorder. Mark will discuss various apps that are used to address specific skill domains. He will also provide instructions on how to create and develop original content on iPads that can be used in school, home, and the community. He will also briefly discuss relevant research on iPads, selectinal and implementation of iPad applications across various educational settings.


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Social Entrepreneurism in the Community

How a group of parents were able to tap social entrepreneurs to create an organization to employ 40 individuals with developmental disabilities.


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Sensory Integration Dysfunction- Why Sensory Gyms are Vital In Treating SID and ASD

Anna will discuss how sensory gyms are designed to alleviate symptoms of sensory processing disorder by providing the vestibular and proprioceptive input necessary for children with ASD and SPD to regulate themselves. These types of activities allow the child to begin to self-regulate, allowing them to attend and learn, develop meaningful relationships, and experience life more like their typical peers.


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Strategic Approach to Biomedical Intervention in Treating Children on the Autism Spectrum

Biomedical research suggests that food and supplements affect a child with sensory issues, learning disabilities, attention issues, social withdrawal, eye-contact avoidance and perseverative behaviors. Most conventional doctors do not offer biomedical interventions leaving parents and caregivers to learn on their own, Listen and learn how to create a biomedical strategy as it relates to the health and nutrition necessary for children to reach maximimum potential. Learn how food can heal or be perceived as toxic, the role of vitamin supplementation, herbs, homeopathic remedies, natural chelation protocols, functional medicine testing and more…so that making this lifestyle change is an easy transition for you and your family.


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