In fampro

autism-speaks-logo-transparentMonday, November 23, 2015
7:30 p.m.
Room 209

With Jill Farber, Executive Director of Autism Speaks Canada
and Esther Rhee, National Program Director of Autism Speaks Canada

We have a number of families in our community that have questions about parenting children on the autism spectrum.  If you are a parent of a child with autism, a professional in the field, or just interested in the topic, please feel free to join us for this discussion.  Some in the community have discussed turning this into an on-going discussion, including learning from parents with older children who have navigated their own versions of these parenting challenges.  Please feel free to share this event with friends who would feel supported by this talk.

We will serve desserts – please try to RSVP beforehand to JoAnne Bieman ([email protected]) so we have an idea of numbers.

Jill Farber is an HBT parent as well as the Executive Director of Autism Speaks Canada.  Prior to working at ASC, Jill  spent 15 years as a private consultant and therapist, specializing in ABA therapy for clients with a diagnosis of ASD and their families. Jill’s work with the ASD community has focused on building a strong relationship with the community and supporting them through her different roles.

Esther Rhee is the National Program Director of Autism Speaks Canada. Esther’s work in the ASD community has focused on building community capacity, collaboration, program development and navigation support strategies. Esther has also worked as a Clinical Therapist focusing on child and adult mental health.

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