UPDATE: Check Out our Upcoming Autism NOW Webinars!

Hi everyone, please check out these webinars and note the Sept 4th on siblings and future planning! -John

Upcoming Webinars

Autism & Online Dating
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
2:00
to 3:00 PM EDT

Leah Grantham will draw from her own experiences with online dating and relationships to explain different ways that young adults with autism or other developmental disabilities can approach online dating while being mindful of their safety, mental health, and personal and social boundaries. Leah will also explain the different ways of handling online dating: how to build up a “baloney detector” to recognize when you’re being lied to; how to approach the first “real life/meet-space” meet-up; and how to maintain a relationship or break it off safely and confidently. Register for FREE today!

Reserve your seat now at: https://cc.readytalk.com/r/o77mdvu942c5

Download the Flyer here

Community Living
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
2:00
to 3:00 PM EDT

In this webinar, Co-Director Amy Goodman will discuss three different types of housing options for individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities: rental housing, home ownership and group living. Join us to learn more about these options as well as other topics covered including the Fair Housing Act, reasonable accommodations and modifications in housing, emergency rent assistance, home repairs, housing agencies, assistive technologies and more!

Reserve your seat now at: https://cc.readytalk.com/r/wglbhx2zznsg

Download the flyer here

A Webinar from the Autism Society of America
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
2:00
to 3:00 PM EDT

Please keep an eye out for this webinar as we will be providing more details soon!

The Importance of Including Siblings in Family Future Planning
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
2:00
to 3:00 PM EDT

While the thought of planning for a future after a parent or caregiver is no longer able to provide care can be overwhelming, future planning is a necessary process for families. Because siblings often provide support to loved one with disabilities, it is important to include siblings with and without disabilities in this process. Two siblings of people with disabilities, Nora Handler and Benji Rubin, will share insights from their experiences with helping their loved ones make future plans. Listen in to find out more about how to involve all siblings in this critical planning process!

Reserve your seat now at: https://cc.readytalk.com/r/5nyxbnieh8nf

Download the flyer here

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Please contact Jennifer Sladen (jsladen@autismnow.org) or Phuong Nguyen (pnguyen@autismnow.org) if you have any further questions.

Thanks,

The Autism NOW Team

  Phuong Nguyen, Program Assistant

Autism NOW Center 

1825 K Street NW, Suite 1200, Washington, D.C. 20006

Phone: 202.600.3483 | Toll free: 800.433.5255

Fax: 202.534.3731

Email: pnguyen@autismnow.org

www.autismnow.org

 

A national initiative of The Arc. Funded by the Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.

 

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