Moving On: Preparing Students with Autism, Asperger’s and Learning Differences for College

Yale Child Study Center will present an all-day seminar on Sunday, April 22, 2012, entitled, “Moving On: Preparing Students with Autism, Asperger’s and Learning Differences for College,” and Chapel Haven is delighted to be a featured part of the day.

This all-day seminar is for high school students, parents, teachers and others on Sunday, April 22, 2012 at Harkness Auditorium, 333 Cedar St., New Haven. To learn more and to register, please click here
Topics will include:

. Prospects for College Admission
. Finding the Program That’s Right for You
. Transitional Programs
. Social and Communication Supports
. Supporting Academics: Organization and Other Aides
. Achieving Independence: Life Skills
. Mental Health and Other Supports, Legal Issues and Mandates
. Parent Perspective on College: Advice for Parents
. Coping with Stress
. Parent Perspective on College: Advice for Students
. Academic Supports, Organizational Strategies, and Time Management
. Social Skills and Life on Campus
. Panel Discussion with Students Who Have Successfully Transitioned

Among guest speakers will be Michael Storz, president of Chapel Haven, and Ginny Hodge, Vice President of Autism Services at Chapel Haven.

The Yale Child Study Center has provided invaluable help to Chapel Haven in creating its Asperger Syndrome Adult Transition Program. Dr. Fred Volkmar, Director of the Child Study Center, and Dr. Ami Klin are on the program’s advisory board.

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