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Autism Family Support Series

For caregivers of people with autism spectrum disorders (ASD)


Fall 2015

Group offerings in
other languages

En español
中国 Mandarin
 
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Registration is required
Call YAI LINK at 212.273.6182 or register online below.

FREE
Parents and family members only - no children please.

Structure
1st half: Presentation
2nd half: Support

Location
460 West 34th Street, 11th floor, New York, NY 10001

Funded in part by NYS OPWDD and NYC Council’s Autism Initiative.
 

Date / Time

Topic

Presenter(s)

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Tuesday
September 29th
10:00AM-12:30PM

I Just Don’t Understand: Bring Your Questions About the Service System for People with Autism

Michelle Lang,
LMSW, Assistant Coordinator &

Hayley Schapiro,
LMSW, NYL Liaison, YAI LINK

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Thursday
October 8th
10:00AM-12:30PM

Teaching ADL/Life Skills

Dina Larina,
LMHC, RPT,
Mental Health Clinician

Iris Varela,
LMSW,
Mental Health Clinician, YAI Center for Specialty Therapy

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Tuesday
October 20th
10:00AM-12:30PM

Social/Sexual Education and Your Adult Child

Bobra Fyne,
LMSW, Assistant Coordinator of Sex Education, YAI

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Monday
October 26th
10:00AM-12:30PM

Promoting Social Connections for High Functioning Adults with Autism

Sarah Baier,
LMSW,
Assistant Coordinator, Clinical & Family Services &

Anna Schechter,
LMSW,
Supervisor, Hankering for More

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Tuesday
October 27th
10:00AM-12:30PM

IDEA: Know Your Educational Rights

Kimberly Madden,
Esq, Director of Family Support, Advocates for Children

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Thursday
November 5th
10:00AM-12:30PM

Camping, Travel, and Recreation: Its Planning and Importance

Gail Ryan,
Supervisor of Camping Services &

Michael VanConant,
Program Supervisor, YAI

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Tuesday
November 17th
10:00AM-12:30PM

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) PART 1

Margaret Chiara, MA, BCBA
Coordinator of ASD Development &

Linda Panzica, BCBA,
New York League for Early Learning

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Monday
November 23rd
10:00AM-12:30PM

Friendships and Other Relationships: How to Meet New People Safely

Dina Larina,
LMHC, RPT,
Mental Health Clinician

Iris Varela,
LMSW,
Mental Health Clinician, YAI Center for Specialty Therapy

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Tuesday
November 24th
10:00AM-12:30PM

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) PART 2

Margaret Chiara, MA, BCBA
Coordinator of ASD Development &

Linda Panzica, BCBA,
New York League for Early Learning

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Thursday
December 3rd
10:00AM-12:30PM

Factors that Impact a Successful Future for People with Autism

Dina Larina,
LMHC, RPT,
Mental Health Clinician

Iris Varela,
LMSW,
Mental Health Clinician, YAI Center for Specialty Therapy

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Wednesday
December 9th
10:00AM-12:30PM

Stares, Glares & Hurtful Words: What to Do?

Gary Shulman, MS Ed,
Special Needs Consulting and Training

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Thursday
December 17th
10:00AM-12:30PM

Self-Regulation Strategies for Anxious Children with ASD

Dina Larina,
LMHC, RPT,
Mental Health Clinician

Iris Varela,
LMSW,
Mental Health Clinician, YAI Center for Specialty Therapy

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