Autism Family Support Series

For caregivers of people with autism spectrum disorders (ASD)

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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)

 
Thursday
September 18th
10:00AM-12:30PM

DSM-V: the changing definition of autism and its implications

Dina Larina,
LMHC, RPT
Mental Health Clinician, YAI Center for Specialty Therapy

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Wednesday
September 24th
10:00AM-12:30PM

Behavior management from an occupational therapist’s perspective: interactive sensory integration and Q&A

Jennifer Chang, M.S., OTR/L, C/NDT
YAI Center for Specialty Therapy

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

Preventing and responding to problem behavior in the home

Michael Boardman,
MA, BCBA
ABA Supervisor

Anisha Foster,
MA, BCBA
ABA Specialist,YAI Lifestart

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Tuesday
October 7th
10:00AM-12:30PM

Autism and the whole family: how are siblings impacted?

Karina Campos,
PsyD
Psychologist, Clinical Assistant Professor, NYU Child Study Center

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Thursday
October 23rd
10:00AM-12:30PM

How to advocate for your child in school: strategies for success from a parent’s perspective

Lori Podvesker,
MSEd
ABA Supervisor

Anisha Foster,
MA, BCBA
Program Manager, Resources for Children with Special Needs

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Wednesday
October 29th
10:00AM-12:30PM

New York State Autism Insurance Reform Laws

Judith Ursitti,
CPA
Director of State Government Affairs, Autism Speaks

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