The Asperger Syndrome Association Network’s spring conference on Sunday, March 21, 2010 in Iselin, New Jersey will focus on “Preparation for the Real World: College, Relationships and Employment”.  Features speakers include keynoter Simon Baron-Cohen, Ph.D., Director of the Autism Research Centre at Cambridge University, who will speak about Theory of Mind: Empathy and Systemizing in Autism Spectrum Conditions and The Fetal Testosterone Theory of Autism.

Workshops will be offered in the afternoon:

  • Annie Steinberg, MD and Mary Riggs Cohen, Ph.D.
    The Double Edged Sword: Internet Use and Asperger Syndrome
  • E. Lynne Golden, M.SpecEd.
    Preparing for the LEAP: Strategies for the Transition From High School to College
  • Linda Kay, M.A.
    The College Search for Students With Asperger Syndrome
  • Elizabeth Roberts, Psy.D.
    Getting to Yes: Negotiating Intimacy, Communication and Leisure
  • Anthony Rostain, MD
    If Not College, Then What? Vocational Preparation for Adolescents and Young Adults With Asperger Syndrome

Visit the ASPEN New Jersey web site for more details.