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[Webinar]: ASD in Adulthood: Creating a System of Support for Clients on the Spectrum
October 13, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
One event on October 14, 2021 at 10:00 am
The Substance Use and Mental Health Leadership Council of RI and The Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals
This training will be held for three hours on 10/13/2021 and 10/14/2021. Both days must be attended.
This training is designed to inform participants of the neurodevelopmental characteristics of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Topics include, but are not limited to: Executive Functioning, Context Blindness, Theory of Mind, Central Coherence, Joint Attention, and One-Channel Processing. An understanding of these characteristics and challenges arms participants with the knowledge required to support individuals with ASD in their daily lives (in the office, in the home, or in the community). This presentation ends with a discussion of the methods used to support individuals with ASD. These practical tools and strategies will help participants be proactive and confident in their efforts to support individuals with autism in a variety of settings.