Event: 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 addressed issues related to navigating adulthood as an individual on the Autism Spectrum. Seminar covered:
- 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.
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Location: Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco, CA
The link to the seminar in entirety: 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
This is not a library-sponsored program.