Apr 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Mental Health Priorities and Suicide Prevention: Addressing Needs of Autistic Adults Understanding Warning Signs of Suicide Risk Adapted for Autistic Adults Presented by Teal Benevides and Lisa Morgan Description Autistic adults experience high-rates of co-occurring mental health conditions. The work of Autistic Adults and other Stakeholders Engaged Together (AASET) identified top priorities for research and practice. Among these is addressing...
Apr 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The AASPIRE Healthcare Toolkit: Improving Healthcare for Autistic Adults An introduction to online tools to improve healthcare for autistic adults Presented by Christina Nicolaidis, MD, MPH Description The Academic Autism Spectrum Partnership in Research and Education (AASPIRE) used a community-based participatory research approach to develop a set of online tools meant to improve primary healthcare for adults on the autism...
Jul 1 all-day
Aug 15 all-day
Sep 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Supporting Paraprofessionals to Implement Functional Communication Training to Address Challenging Behavior Practical guidelines for training paraprofessionals Presented by Virginia L. Walker and Megan E. Carpenter Description Paraprofessionals play an important role in assisting educators to support students with autism spectrum disorder, including delivering behavioral supports to those students who engage in persistent challenging behavior. However, paraprofessionals often are inadequately prepared...
Sep 26 all-day
Sep 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Families of Children with Neurodevelopmental Disabilities: Lessons Learned From COVID-19 A presentation about supporting the education and physical health of autistic youth during the COVID-19 pandemic. Presented by Priyanka Fernandes, MD, MPH, Candance Gragnani, MD, MPH, and Denise Nunez, MD, MPH Description Autism Intervention Network on Physical Health (AIR-P) researchers are eager to understand more about the education and physical...
Oct 3 all-day
Oct 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
AbilIT: Changing Lives How Melwood’s abilIT program is transforming the industry’s approach to career development for autistic individuals. Presented by Michael Lumpkins, abilIT Program Coordinator, Melwood Description This webinar gives an insightful look at how Melwood’s abilIT program is looking to transform the industry’s approach to career development for autistic individuals as well as many others that live with various...