Autism Spectrum Disorders
Chromosome 22q11.2 DS
Fragile X Syndrome
Transitioning to Adolescence/Adulthood
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Social Skills Training in High-Functioning Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Important Issues and Future Directions
Presenter: Marjorie Solomon, Ph.D.
Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute CEDD
Date: April 28, 2010
Synopsis: Dr. Solomon discusses her current research and community efforts in social skills training of adolescents with neurodevelopmental disorders at the MIND Institute.
Keep Your Eye on the Donut: Transition Planning for Youth with Intellectual Disabilities
Presenters: Judith L. Cohen, J.D., M.A.
Affiliation: CA Association for Parent-Child Advocacy
Date: August 6, 2010
Summary: Five critical competencies that should drive transition planning for the work place, and how these competencies can be addressed at all levels of the educational process.
Becoming an Effective Wellness Advocate
Presenters: Sharon Fallis, B.S. & Robert Taylor
Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities & California Department of Developmental Services
Date: August 7, 2009
Summary: Assisting people with disabilities to establish successful partnerships with health-care professionals and to maintain their own wellness plans.
Personal Stories of Successful Transition to Self Sufficiency and Employment
Presenters: Laurie Hoirup, M.S., Rachel Stewart, B.A., & Tammy Eudy
Affiliation: California State Council on Developmental Disabilities & California Health Incentives Improvement Project
Date: August 7, 2009
Summary: Assisting people with disabilities to obtain employment and self-sufficiency, i.e. benefits planning, Social Security work incentive programs, personal assistance services, assistive technology, independent living, and employment services.
Transition to Adulthood: Meeting Post-Secondary Needs of Older Adolescents
Presenters: Susan Bacalman, LCSW, Jay Lytton, Lynne Weissman, Louise Kronick, MA
Date: August 7, 2008
Preparing Students with Disabilities to Transition into Post-Secondary Activities
Presenter: Robin Church, Ed.D. & Derek Glaaser, Ed.D.
Affiliation: Kennedy Krieger Institute
Date: August 8, 2008