Autism Family Support Banner Summer 2015

Autism Family Support Series

For caregivers of people with autism spectrum disorders (ASD)


Summer 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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Thursday
May 14th
10:00AM-12:30PM

ADHD in Individuals with Autism

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

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Tuesday
June 2nd
10:00AM-12:30PM

Treating Social Skill Deficits in Children with ASD

Michelle Gorenstein,
PsyD,
Assistant Professor, Seaver Autism Center for Research and Treatment, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

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Thursday
June 4th
10:00AM-12:30PM

Music Therapy and Autism Spectrum Disorder: Taking a Creative Approach

Elizabeth Balzano Riley,
Board Certified Music Therapist, NYL Gramercy School

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Tuesday
June 11th
10:00AM-12:30PM

Q & A: Special Education Information and Updates

Lori Podvesker,
MSEd,
Program Manager, Resources for Children with Special Needs

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Monday
June 22nd
10:00AM-12:30PM

Understanding Self Direction: A Look at Person Directed Services

Laura Mitchell,
LCSW,
Manager of Clinical Services, YAI Autism Center

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Thursday
July 2nd
10:00AM-12:30PM

Talking to Your Child About Their Diagnosis

Dina Larina,
LMHC, RPT,
Mental Health Clinician &

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

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

Encouraging Your Family Member to Speak Up for Themselves: A Lesson in Self Advocacy

Tom Ott,
LCSW,
Residential Services, YAI &

Steven Holden, Jr.,
Member of YAI New York City Self-Advocacy Association

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Tuesday
July 14th
6:00PM-8:00PM

ABC’s of AAC: A Lesson in Communication

Megan E Fucci,
MS, CCC-SLP,
Speech Language Pathologist, Manhattan STAR Academy Speech Clinical Supervisor, Lifestart

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Wednesday
July 22nd
10:00AM-12:30PM

Behavior Management Strategies: Schedules and Routines in the Home

Justin Stanford,
Behavioral Intervention Specialist, YAI

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