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www.ericmitchellphd.com

Brief Biography

Dr. Eric Mitchell is the author of "Putting It Together: The Autism and Asperger's Handbook." After graduating from the University of Vermont, he moved on to Rutgers University for his masters degree, and then to the University of Pennsylvania for his doctoral studies. Continuing to gain experience in the ASD community, he accepted a post-doctoral fellowship specializing in ASD and related disorders with emphasis on cutting edge ABA interventions with eclectic service delivery. With many years of experience as a psychologist, educator, evaluator, school psychologist, consultant, and administrator, Dr. Mitchell is very active as a consulting psychologist around the Philadelphia area, both as a professional and an advocate. Dr. Mitchell was the 2009 Holroyd Lecturer for LaSalle University, with a focus on ASD. He strives to build collaborative partnerships between families, schools, universities, mental health agencies, professionals, and others in the ASD community.

Other Presenter Biographies

Carol Moog, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist with over 35 years of experience working with children, adolescents and adults. Her private practice is diverse, with a particular emphasis on helping people with early attachment issues, social anxiety disorders and Asperger's Syndrome. She draws from her training and experience as a theater improviser/actor, professional musician, and communications/advertising consultant in designing interventions. As a consultant to the Social Competency Program at the Center for Autism, she designed and conducted acting groups for youth with Asperger's Syndrome. Dr. Moog earned her MS and PhD from the University of Pennsylvania. Now a clinical associate in psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania's School of Medicine, Dr. Moog is the clinical director of the Social Learning Disorders Program and teaches the Social Skills Seminar for young adults with Asperger's and other related disorders, focusing on improving understanding of nonverbal communication, conversation skills, job interviewing/exploration, and interpersonal relationships through applied visual and verbal information, theater-based activities, discussion, and the utilization of social coaches.

Workshop Description

Today's generation of autistic people at the precipice of transitioning into adulthood face great opportunity as well as great struggles ahead of them. This workshop will present grassroots personal and professional efforts to develop responsive educational/social programs that lead to quality transitions to college, work opportunities, entrepreneurship possibilities, and daily living/relationship success.

Start Date

3-5-2013 2:15 PM

End Date

3-5-2013 3:30 PM

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May 3rd, 2:15 PM May 3rd, 3:30 PM

Preparing For and Living in a Brave New World

Today's generation of autistic people at the precipice of transitioning into adulthood face great opportunity as well as great struggles ahead of them. This workshop will present grassroots personal and professional efforts to develop responsive educational/social programs that lead to quality transitions to college, work opportunities, entrepreneurship possibilities, and daily living/relationship success.

http://digitalcommons.lasalle.edu/asd/2013/2013/11