Event: Free Public Awareness Seminar: Integration of Adults with Autism into the Whole of Society
Independent Living Challenges for Adults with Autism: Assessment & Diagnosis, Treatment, Government Benefits (CA 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 legal community; general public; people with disabilities, families, and friends; 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
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.
Steven Bruce, Esq., Legal Director, People With Disabilities Foundation, San Francisco, California
Pilar Gonzalez, Esq., Attorney/Clients’ Rights Advocate, Office of Clients’ Rights Advocacy, Disability Rights California, San Francisco
Sherri Kimbell, MA, LPC, PhDc, Program Director, Creating Behavioral Educational Momentum (CBEM), Napa, California
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: firstname.lastname@example.org or call (415) 931-3070.
The Main Library is wheelchair accessible. To request other accommodations, contact email@example.com or call (415) 931-3070. Requesting accommodations at least 1 week in advance will help ensure availability.
This course is approved for 2.5 hours of MCLE, including 1 hour in Elimination of Bias, from the State Bar of California. Participatory credit is available if attending the event. Self-study credit is available through live stream or archive viewing. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for information about self-study credit.
This is not a library-sponsored program. Refreshments are not allowed in the Auditorium.