Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

AUTISM  SPECTRUM  DISORDER (ASD)

PRESENTATIONS

How to Help Your Elementary School Child Develop Organizational Skills for Distance Learning and for Life

Mary Murphy, PhD

Ten Practical Strategies to Help Your Children Improve Their Executive Function Skills

Mary Murphy, PhD

VIDEO

Materials: Executive Functioning presentation (PDF Format) and Practical Strategies (Summary) (PDF Format)

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Co-sponsored by Wilton Youth Council and Wilton Library

The Scoop on Psych Testing:
What Do All Those Numbers Really Mean?

Caley Schwartz, PhD

VIDEO

Materials: Psych Testing (PDF Format)

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Co-sponsored by Wilton Library

The Elephant in the Room:
Navigating the Minefield of Sexuality for Kids with Special Needs

Marcia Eckerd, PhD

Orchestrating Virtual Socializing:
Helping Kids with LD/ADHD/ASD Stay Socially Engaged During the Shutdown

David P. Sylvestro, MA, CSP

VIDEO

Materials: Orchestrating Virtual Socializing (PDF Format)

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Encouraging Your Teenagers to Find Their Own Paths:
A Roadmap for Choosing a College, a Career, or Something Different

Rick Fiery, MS, MBA

VIDEO

Materials: Find Your Path (PDF Format)

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Co-sponsored by Wilton Youth Council and Weston Youth Services

Post High School and College Planning for Students on the Spectrum: Helping Our Students Prepare for Their Future and Find the Right Path

Jane Thierfeld Brown, EdD

Transitioning to College:
A Roadmap for Reasonable Accommodations Under Section 504

Robert M. Tudisco, Esq.

VIDEO

Materials: Transition to College (PDF Format)

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Co-sponsored by SoNo Branch Library: SPED MATTERS

A Working Guide to Your NVLD Child During COVID-19

Marcia Eckerd, PhD

VIDEO

Materials: Working Guide (PDF Format)

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Non-Verbal Learning Disabilities:
What They Are, What They Aren’t, and What We Can Do About Them

David P. Sylvestro, MA, CSP

VIDEO

Materials: Non-Verbal Learning Disabilities (PDF Format)

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Co-sponsored by Wilton Library

ARTICLES FOR PARENTS

by Marcia Eckerd, PhD
for Psychology Today

We need to dispel the myth that autistic people lack empathy.

ARTICLE

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by Marcia Eckerd, PhD
for Psychology Today

When we don’t understand autistic kids we create a toxic environment for them.

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by Marcia Eckerd, PhD
for Psych Central

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by Marcia Eckerd, PhD
for Journal of Health Service Psychology

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by Marcia Eckerd, PhD
for Autism Parenting Magazine

A look at whether the mainstream education system is doing the best it can for children with autism.

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by Marcia Eckerd, PhD
for Smart Kids with LD

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by Marcia Eckerd, PhD
for Journal of Health Services Psychology

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by Marcia Eckerd, PhD
for Psych Central

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by Marcia Eckerd, PhD
for Psych Central

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by Marcia Eckerd, PhD
for Psychology Today

We tend to mistake sexuality with having sex.

ARTICLE

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by Marcia Eckerd, PhD
for Autism Parenting Magazine

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by Marcia Eckerd, PhD
for Psychology Today

Why do some autistic adults reject the term “high functioning?

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