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Free Public Awareness Seminar: Integration of Individuals with Autism into the Whole of S
Date Tuesday December 06
Time 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location Details
Koret Audtiorium, San Francisco Public Library, Main Branch
100 Larkin Street (at Grove), San Francisco, CA 94102 Enter at 30 Grove Street and proceed to lower level.

The Livestream link is available here: https://youtu.be/uJJF06Mh4J0
Event Type Panel Discussion
Organizer/AuthorApril Banerjee
Emaileducation [at] pwdf.org
Phone415-931-3070
Independent Living Challenges for Adults with Autism: Assessment & Diagnosis, Treatment, Government Benefits (State Developmental Disability Programs/SSI) and Employment Supports.

Description: This seminar will address issues related to navigating adulthood as an individual on the Autism Spectrum. Seminar will cover:


Background and scope of challenges
Assessment and diagnosis of adults with ASD
Treatments available for adults with ASD
Qualifying for California Regional Center Benefits as an adult
Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
Improving access and integration for individuals with ASD
Audience: The general public; people with disabilities, families, and friends; legal community; health and social service providers.

Date/Time: Tuesday, December 6, 2016


10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Pacific Time (Registration starts at 9:30 a.m.)


Location: Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Public Library
100 Larkin Street (at Grove) Enter at 30 Grove Street and proceed to lower level.

The Livestream link is available here: https://youtu.be/uJJF06Mh4J0

Speakers:


Robert L. Hendren, DO:

Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science; Co-Director of the UCSF Dyslexia Center; and Director, Neurodevelopmental, Translational Outcomes Research Program (NTORP); STAR Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders Program, University of California San Francisco.

Vanessa Bal, PhD:

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, STAR Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders Program, University of California San Francisco.

Pilar Gonzalez:

Attorney, Clients’ Rights Advocate, Office of Clients’ Rights Advocacy, Disability Rights California, San Francisco.


Sherri Kimbell:

Program Director, CBEM Napa.

Additional speakers to be announced.

Moderated by People With Disabilities Foundation

FREE ADMISSION tax-deductible donations are appreciated (not on library premises).

To RSVP or to make a donation, contact: education [at] pwdf.org or call (415) 931-3070.

The Main Library is wheelchair accessible. To request other accommodations, contact education [at] pwdf.org or call (415) 931-3070. Requesting accommodations at least 1 week in advance will help ensure availability.

See this webpage for updates about continuing legal education.

This is not a library-sponsored program. Refreshments are not allowed in the Auditorium.
Added to the calendar on Wednesday Nov 23rd, 2016 2:20 PM

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