Topic: Transitions for Individuals on the Autism Spectrum
An Informal Discussion for Parents of Y.A.L.E. School Students of All Ages and Abilities
Guest Speaker: Dr. Peter Gerhardt, Ed.D.
Dr. Gerhardt will provide parents with an overview and some important suggestions regarding transitions from elementary age to adolescence and from adolescence to adulthood. Various issues related to vocational programming, community-based instruction and sexuality issues will be reviewed during the course of a lively and entertaining discussion.
Dr. Gerhardt is the Director of Education, Upper School for the McCarton School in New York City. Dr. Gerhardt has more than 30 years’ experience utilizing the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis in support of adolescents and adults with autism spectrum disorders in educational, employment, residential and community-based settings. He has authored and co-authored articles and book chapters on the needs of adolescents and adult with ASD and has presented nationally and internationally on this topic.
At the Y.A.L.E. School Audubon campus, Audubon HS Auditorium 350 Edgewood Ave. Audubon, NJ 08106
Please contact Jamie Brown at 856-473-3179 x102 or firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP.