An Introductory Workshop For Parents Of Young Adults

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A Model for Living a Good Life for People with Asperger Syndrome
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Application Deadline: June 15, 2017


CASDA  (Canadian Autism Spectrum Disorder Alliance)
Teresa Hedley is a wonderful advocate for her son and all young adults on the Autism Spectrum. On day one of the conference I had the pleasure of facilitating a series of workshops with her on Why Family Support is Important: Pathways for Families/ Parents as They Support the Road to Employment. Here is a copy of our presentation and some thoughts from our workshop participants. Please feel free to share some of your thoughts with us….


This interactive workshop is designed for parents to explore specifc strategies and resources to support a successful transition experience to the world of enhanced education, employment and independence.

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Living Independently With an ASD

Matthew J. Lemay

 Living independently is something to which I believe everyone aspires. The freedom such independence promises is borderline intoxicating, especially to a young adult.

That said, independence is not something that comes as easily as one may think, and when you add an ASD to the mix, becoming independent can take on a whole new set of challenges.

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