Register Early for Presentation Series on Autism and Asperger’s

autismBuilding a Bridge Towards Success: Supporting Transition for Adolescents & Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Faculty, Staff, Students, and Students, and Community Members are invited to this free presentation series sponsored by The Center for Autism and Related Disorders, University of Florida. Registration is mandatory and is limited to the first 90 participants.

 

 Date:                Friday, June 17, 2016

Location:         Santa Fe College, NW Campus

Building S, 3rd floor, room 326

 

Session 1:      8:30am – 10:00am        Motivating and Inspiring ASD Students through Interests

Session 2:      10:15am – 11:45am        Embedding Self-Advocacy From School to Adulthood

Session 3:      12:45pm – 2:15pm        Which Road is to be Taken: A Critical Look at the Transition to         Adulthood for Individuals with High-Functioning Autism and Asperger’s

Session 4:   2:30pm – 4:00pm            Scaling the Summit: Getting a Job and Keeping It

 

About the Presenter: John Miller was born in Montreal, Quebec in 1968. During his childhood, he worked hard to overcome many academic and social obstacles. He decided to get a master’s in special education to help young people succeed academically and in life. During this period, he was diagnosed with autism, which answered many questions. For over a decade, he has taught students with varying degrees of autism in various settings. Beyond teaching, he has consulted and created pragmatic and organizational programs for individuals with autism. Presently, he sits on the Florida Board of the Autism Society and the Florida Atlantic University CARD Constituency Committee.

Registration:  Register online at     http://doepartnership.fmhi.usf.edu/trainings.html

 

Those Who May Be Interested:  Educators, Administrators, Professionals, Individuals with ASD & Family Members

For more information, contact:   ufcard.training@gmail.com    or call  352-273-0581