Emory Autism Center 2020 Summer Conference has ended
The Emory Autism Center’s Monarch Summer Conference is for anyone involved with the education of individuals diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) including educators, vocational providers, behavior specialists, school administrators, paraprofessionals, speech and occupational therapists, rehabilitation counselors, school psychologists, parents, family members, mental health providers, families of individuals with ASD, and individuals with ASD.

We are featuring 25 sessions with top notch speakers in education and transition for students with ASD. Please identify the appropriate track (parent, education, transition) that will fit your interests/needs in order to identify sessions to attend.
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Thursday, July 16 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
6B Addressing the Transition to Adulthood in Autism Spectrum Disorder Through a Patient-Centered Lens

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The purpose of this session is to host an open discussion regarding the challenges encountered during the transition to adulthood in autism spectrum disorder and identify ways to overcome these challenges from the individual and caregiver perspective. Conference participants will share what they learned from today's conference and identify next steps that need to be taken.


Susan Brasher, Ph.D., CPNP

Assistant Professor, Emory University
Dr. Susan Brasher is an Assistant Professor at the Emory University Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing. Her background includes being a Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and Pediatric Registered Nurse. She obtained her PhD in in Nursing with an emphasis in neurodevelopmental... Read More →

Thursday July 16, 2020 3:30pm - 4:30pm EDT
Downstairs 6B