Led by Temple Grandin
Leading Edge Seminars
Live Broadcast Date: Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Live Broadcast Time: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm E.T
**This webinar will be recorded. Registrants will have unlimited access for 3 months after purchase.**
For mental health professionals, caregivers and family members who work or live with young people on the spectrum, Temple Grandin likely needs no introduction. As a person living with autism who is also a best-selling author, international presenter and a professor of Animal Science, Dr. Grandin is amongst the first of neurodiversity advocates able to provide the neurotypical world with the invaluable inside narrative of autism.
In this 2-hour webinar, Dr. Grandin will first discuss specific challenges facing children and young people on the spectrum and their caregivers that have arisen in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. With her typical take-no-prisoners forthrightness and candor, she will share insights into how a person with autism may respond the open-ended uncertainty of pandemic progression, the demands of homeschooling, the disruption of established routines, the enforced seclusion of sheltering in place and increased time spent on devices, computers and inside rather than in the outdoors.
The webinar will then be open to Live Q and A so that webinar participants have the chance to ask Dr. Grandin about specific experiences or challenges that they are facing. Join Dr. Grandin in this 2-hour INTERACTIVE Live Webcast and ask Dr. Grandin questions via video/online chat LIVE in real time.
Unable to attend live? No problem, this webinar will be available to all registrants for 3 months after purchase.
You will learn—
• Insights into the nature of challenges faced by young people on the Spectrum in the context of the pandemic
• How to manage the disruption of established routines
• Ways to negotiate the demands of learning for young people on the Spectrum: what works, what doesn’t
• Specific strategies on managing challenging behaviour while sheltering in place
• Technology and ASD: how to best use technology during this pandemic