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Upcoming events focusing on transition age supports for young adults on the autism spectrum and with learning differences.

Webinar: 3 A’s of Autism: Awareness to Acceptance to Appreciation

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Join us as Dr. Stephen Shore, internationally renowned educator, consultant, and author, presents the 3 A’s of Autism: Awareness to Acceptance to Appreciation as a pathway to fulfilling and productive lives.

Dr. Shore's vast experience will charge participants to reframe your thinking away from deficit, disorder, and disability towards seeking abilities based on individual strengths.

Join CIP with Stephen in his mission of improving lives of individuals with autism through exploring the “3 A’s of Autism” that individuals, organizations, and even entire countries experience.


In this webinar, you will learn to:

    • Understand the context of awareness and acceptance as a pathway towards appreciation where people on the autism spectrum are valued for who they are
    • Describe at least 2 examples where a perceived weakness can be considered as a strength for leading a fulfilling and productive life
    • Transition from thinking of autism in terms of deficit, disorder, and disability to an abilities based model of autism by asking what can the individual do

This webinar originally took place Tuesday, Oct 22, 2019, 12 pm - 1 pm EDT

 

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About Dr. Stephen Shore

Shore-StephenDiagnosed with "Atypical Development and strong autistic tendencies" and "too sick" for outpatient treatment Dr. Shore was recommended for institutionalization as a child.

Nonverbal until 4, and with much support from his parents, teachers, wife, and others, Stephen is now a full-time professor at Adelphi University and adjunct at NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, focusing on aligning best practice in supporting autistic people to lead fulfilling and productive lives.

Stephen is also an internationally renowned educator, consultant and author on lifespan issues and serves on the advisory boards of CIP, Autism Society, AANE, and other autism-related organizations.


About the College Internship Program (CIP)

Founded in 1984, The College Internship Program (CIP) is celebrating it’s 35th Anniversary this year. CIP is one of the most comprehensive programs for assisting young adults with autism and learning differences to succeed in college, employment, and independent living. Our mission is to inspire independence and expand the foundation on which neurodiverse young adults can build happy and productive lives.



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