Supporting Adults with high functioning ASD to Be Successfull in Their Communities

Research regarding Autism Spectrum Disorders has focused historically on children. With present estimates saying 1 in every 88 individuals is on the Spectrum we need to focus more discussion and research on adults with high functioning ASD. This Talk will focus on to help this population of amazing adults to be successful as independent adults!

  1. Participants will learn about the barriers adults with high functioning ASD often face
  2. Participants will learn effective strategies to communicate and build relationships with adults with functioning ASD and the Teams that support these individuals
  3. Participants will learn strategies to support adults with high functioning ASD to over come barriers and pursue their dreams
  4. Participants will be involved in discussion to help forge further brain storming to help this population going forward

Anne Vernon, Linda Ricci