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YAI Autism Conference: Transition to Independence

Banner for 2018 Autism Conference. Transition to Independence: Supporting People with Autism into Adulthood. Thurs April 12th
Thu, April 12, 2018 - 8:30 am-3:00 pm (EST) 

Transition to Independence:
Supporting People With Autism Into Adulthood

Attendees will be eligible to earn up to 3 Social Work Continuing Education (CE)* hours. 

8:30 A M
Registration and Breakfast
9:30 A M
Welcome: George Contos, Chief Executive Officer, YAI Network
10:00 A M
Keynote: Stephen Shore, Ed.D, Clinical Assistant Professor of Special Education at Adelphi University,
Person on the Autism Spectrum 
Creating a Successful Transition to Adulthood: Options to Consider

12:00 P M
Lunch

1:00 P M
Susan Senator, Parent and Author
Autism Adulthood: Stories, Strategies,and Insights for a Fulfilling Life

1:45 P M - 3:00 P M Afternoon Workshops
A. Top 10 Transition Resources. Michelle Lang, LCSW Senior Coordinator, YAI Tracy Kernan, LCSW Director, YAI
B. The Sexual Rights of Adults with Autism and Access to Sexuality Supports and Services. Natalie Chin, Esq Assistant Professor of Clinical Law & Director, Disability and Civil Rights Clinic, Brooklyn Law School Jenna Recco, MS Supervisor, YAI; Rocio Ruiz, MA Senior Coordinator, YAI

Free for people on the autism spectrum and their families

$150 for professionals

Attendees will be eligible to earn up to 3 Social Work Continuing Education (CE)* hours. 

*Attendees must be present for the entirety of the training in order to receive the CE hours awarded by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work.

Young Adult Institute, Inc. (YAI) SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers  #0171 

Questions? 
Call YAI LINK at 212.273.6182.

Supported in part by the NYC council's Autism Initiative

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