Regional Autism Training Part 1
So You’re Almost an Adult: Talking with Autistic Teens About Being Prepared
Often when a child is diagnosed with Autism, there are enough hurdles to jump that preparing for adulthood is another challenge that often can be neglected. It can be just too much. This training is focused on helping autistic adolescents to be prepared for adulthood, and set goals for life success.
Date: Thursday, November 3rd, 2022
Time: 9 AM – 1 PM (EST)
Location: Online via Zoom
— Why this is important and who is this for? How is this different with autism?
— Expectations of Adulthood- having realistic goals
— Practical Questions and problem-solving
— Working or College? Why both are good for different reasons.
— Practical places to get started
— Q&A Time
Presenter: Karen E. Bailey, MA, LPC, ACS, ASDSC
Karen Bailey is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Approved Clinical Supervisor and Autism Spectrum Disorder Clinical Specialist. For the past 18 years of her 25 years in counseling, Karen has been providing therapy to clients that identify as on the Spectrum, helping families and individuals understand autism and training others to interpret individuals with Autism behaviors and communication through the eyes of Neurodiversity. Karen Bailey currently works as the Manager of Autism Treatment Services at Western Tidewater Community Services Board.