|Conferences & Workshops.
Author: Temple Grandin
Facilitator: Dr. Theresa Estrem, Dr. Rebecca Crowell and Communication Sciences and Disorders graduate students
Thursday, April 17, 12:30-1:30pm (Glacier South, Atwood)
Dr. Temple Grandin, a highly successful adult who has autism and best-selling author, gets down to the REAL issues of autism, the ones parents, teachers, and individuals on the autismspectrum face every day. Dr. Grandin offers helpful and practical strategies, all based on her “insider” perspective and the most current autism research.
The book has 9 chapters, and participants are welcome to read all of them! Of the 9 chapters, we encourage each participant to choose at least 3 chapters. We will break into small groups for more in-depth discussions of your 3 favorite chapters.
Some of the specific topics covered:
- How and Why People with Autism Think Differently
- Economical Early Intervention Programs that Work
- How Sensory Sensitivities Affect Learning
- Behaviors Caused by a Disability vs. Just Bad Behaviors
- Teaching People with Autism to Live in an Unpredictable World
- Alternative Medicine vs. Conventional Medicine
- Employment Ideas for Adults with Autism