Workshop Title

Creating New Pathways of Connection with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Related Website

http://leamhill.com/theautismspirit

Brief Biography

Lea M. Hill is a faculty member and tutor/counselor at North Shore Community College for Project Access: Bridge to the Future, a preparatory program for students with intellectual disabilities.

Lea is also an author, intuitive medium, and autism advocate. Lea has created and developed programs for parents and professionals in the autism community, such as The Autism Spirit: Pathways to Connection through the Heart and Building Bridges with Nonverbal People. Lea holds a B.S. in marketing and an MBA from Northeastern University. For more information, visit www.LeaMHill.com/TheAutismSpirit.htm

Lea's book, The Society of Sylphs, is a fast-paced, intense novel for 9-14 year olds involving a sylph (an elemental being of the air) and a nonverbal boy with autism. She also hosts a website for kids where anyone from ages 5-18 can share their fantasy artwork and stories at www.SylphSociety.com. The Society of Sylphs can be found on Amazon/Kindle.

Workshop Description

This workshop takes you beyond what you know (and what you think you know) about facilitating socialization and understanding with someone on the autism spectrum. You’ll learn easy ways to create pathways to connection that will help you dispel frustration, anger, and harmful behavior whether the person with ASD has verbal capabilities or not.

Start Date

3-5-2013 10:45 AM

End Date

3-5-2013 12:00 PM

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May 3rd, 10:45 AM May 3rd, 12:00 PM

Creating New Pathways of Connection with Autism Spectrum Disorders

This workshop takes you beyond what you know (and what you think you know) about facilitating socialization and understanding with someone on the autism spectrum. You’ll learn easy ways to create pathways to connection that will help you dispel frustration, anger, and harmful behavior whether the person with ASD has verbal capabilities or not.

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