Chapel Haven Schleifer Center presents “Stories from the Road: The Young Adult Journey to Independence,” Wednesday, Dec. 2 at 5:30 p.m. EST on Zoom.
This panel discussion will feature students and community members in our Asperger Syndrome Adult Transition program (ASAT) who will share their experiences and lessons learned as they build an independent and self-empowered life.
This interactive workshop will be moderated by Gina Apicella, MS, BCBA, LBA, Vice President of Autism Services at Chapel Haven Schleifer Center.
Chapel Haven’s ASAT Program
Social Communication Disorders
Executive Functioning and Nonverbal Learning Challenges
Executive functioning and
Time management & follow
Self-advocacy and self-awareness
Understanding the perspective of others and hidden social rules
Anxiety and managing
Managing the online world
Navigating the working world (finding and keeping the right job)
Shifting communication style based on context
Understanding nuance, humor, sarcasm idioms, or words with multiple meanings