Autism Spectrum Disorder

Assistive Technology Consideration

Did you know that ALL students receiving Special Education MUST be considered for Assistive Technology (AT) at every IEP meeting? Are you aware that students on a 504 plan may also be entitled to AT? Are you unsure about what AT is, how it might help your child, and how the IEP team makes decisions about which students need it? Join us at this workshop to learn more about your child’s right to AT and the necessary steps school teams must take to appropriately consider it. Get informed and be prepared to take an active role in this discussion at your child’s next IEP meeting!

A New Perspective on Autism

We invite you to join us at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Library on the San Jose State University campus for this free, three-hour overview of the Relationship Development Intervention (RDI) and the Guided Participation parenting model. Learn about the true core deficits of autism and what parents and professionals can do together to overcome the cognitive, social, communicative and emotional challenges that limit the lives of even the highest functioning individuals on the autism spectrum. 

Transitioning Together: A Program for Families with Adolescents and Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) ages 14-21

Please join us for an education and support program for adolescents and young adults diagnosed with ASD between the ages of 14 and 21 and their families. The program is focused on identifying
solutions during the transition to adulthood. Teens and young adults participate in a weekly social group with others on the spectrum. At the same time, family members attend weekly group meetings with other families to receive information on transition planning and other topics and to problem-solve specific concerns. The program consists of 3 individual family sessions for family

Hangouts: Ages 23-35 - Happy New Year!

Come celebrate the New Year with your friends at the Friday Night Hang Out! Share your New Year’s Resolution and encourage each other to keep at it!
Let’s toast to a great beginning with sparkling cider.
Pizza, drinks and snacks will be provided, including some gluten free snacks.

Hang Outs are designed for adults ages 23 to 35 with developmental differences who are independent. Aides are welcome to attend with attendees who need individualized support.

RSVP ONLINE: Gatepath.org/hangouts

 

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