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.