Empowering presentations for young adults with Autism and LD, their parents, and the professionals who support them.
Thinking Positive About the Future panels offer insight into the key stages of transition and community integration for young adults with Autism and other Learning Differences.
Featured Panel of Experts:
Ellen Davidson, CIP Bloomington Program Director
Jill Burstein, Educational Consultant and Co-Owner of JJB Educational Consulting, Inc.
Jill Burstein has helped students find appropriate post-secondary matches since 2000. With a specialty working with students with learning differences, Jill has successfully helped over 400 families find the best match for their student. Jill has a Master’s Degree in Special Education and traveled to over 400 colleges in the United States. She is a member of the Independent Educational Consultants Association as well as a Certified Educational Planner.
Jordan Burstein, Educational Consultant and Co-Owner, JJB Educational Consulting, Inc
Suzanne Schriar, Director of Targeting Autism Project
Julie Smith, Transition Specialist at Glenbrook South High School
Julie Smith is a graduate of The University of Missouri-Columbia with Masters Degrees from The American College and National Louis University. She earned her Transition Specialist Certificate through George Washington University. Julie has been working in the field of Transition for 12 years and is passionate about connecting families to postsecondary opportunities for students with disabilities.