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Past Seminars

Seminar 11: Autism and Technology:  Resources and opportunities for Transitional Age Youth

This seminar addressed Independent Living- Education and Employment.

Segment 1 -Medical & Legal Definitions: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WR1OvpDyEb4

Segment 2 - Family & Self-Advocacy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LIkj-ljo9pc

Segment 3 – Assistive Technology: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_JSPap9_utQ

Segment 4 - Cal State College Link Program & Self Advocacy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QFe-Mlghazs


This Seminar was held on August 17, 2012 at the Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Main Library, San Francisco, California.


Loren Pedersen PhD., clinical psychologist 


Laura Shumaker, author of A Regular Guy: Growing Up with Autism.


Andy Aczel, The Specialist Guild

Jennifer McDonald-Peltier

Zoe Gross,Autistic Self-Advocacy Network, illusionofcompetence.blogspot.com


Alicia Contreras, ILRCSF.  Assistive Technology Educator at ILRCSF

Allison Wang, PWDF Staff Attorney

Marie DeLeon, Daminna Stanfield, and Karen LookerCal State East Bay University, College Link Program

Panel and Q&A moderated by People With Disabilities Foundation




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