Empowerment Strategies for ASD Parents : More than Just Coping

This motivational and practical presentation provides parents the opportunity to explore the feelings that are inherent to having a child with an autism spectrum disorder, and gives practical and positive strategies for attitude adjustment. Challenging the notion of a ‘grief cycle’ and the loss of expectations; personal beliefs about disability and today’s society’s striving for perfection; and how to begin to develop positive relationships with service providers and school districts are areas that are explored Chantal’s presentation leaves parents charged and empowered to move forward with their lives.



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Chantal Sicile-Kira
Chantal Sicile-Kira is an award-winning author, speaker and advocate known for her practical advice to parents and educators. She is the founder of AutismCollge.com which provides practical information, webinars, and parent coaching. Chantal’s books are Autism Spectrum Disorders, Adolescents on the Autism Spectrum, Autism Life Skills, and 41 Things to Know About Autism. Her next book will be published April 2012. Visit www.chantalsicile-kira.com and www.autismcollege.com.

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