Sharing an Autism Diagnosis and the Importance of Self-Advocacy
Virtual 1-hour POPARD Family School Liaison Workshop
Sept 28, 2023 (12:00-1:00pm)

Part of helping autistic children and youth increase their self-awareness and self-advocacy is sharing the diagnosis and exploring what this means to them. Research that includes the voices of autistic individuals offers valuable perspectives on this topic, as well as literature that provides parent experiences of sharing the information.  This session will:
  • Provide a review of the research on sharing a diagnosis with children and youth.
  • Discuss strategies and support for parents/caregivers to assist with the process of sharing.
  • Discuss the importance of self-advocacy for autistic individuals, including resources to support this.
About this Workshop:
  • Presented via Zoom (the Zoom link will be in your confirmation email - if you don't see a confirmation email, check your junk/spam folder)
  • Audience: This training is primarily intended for parents and families of students who are on the Autism spectrum, however educators and other professionals may attend
  • This FREE 1-hour workshop will include 45 minutes of content and 15 minutes of Q&A   
Presenter: Veena Birring Hayer (email Veena directly if you have any questions:

September 28, 2023

Registration for this event has closed.
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