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Higher Education and the Student with Autism

Meeting Date(s):Monday, April 24
Time:3:30-5:00pm
Instructor:Thomas Crowe
Audience:Faculty
Prerequisite:none
Contact Hours:1.5
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Per Adjunct Union Contract 3.G - Adjunct faculty will not be compensated for attending programs, workshops, seminars, courses or meetings to meet federal, state or grant requirements under which an adjunct provides instruction. Check with Division office for guidelines.

Adjunct faculty currently under contract will be compensated $35/contact hour up to a maximum of 11 contact hours for the academic year (fall and spring semesters combined; no summer stipends). Please note that there are some TLETC classes that are not offered for faculty credit.

Description:Presentation by Dr. Jane Thierfeld Brown, Assistant Clinical Professor at Yale Child Study, Yale Medical School, Director of College Autism Spectrum

Transitioning to college can be daunting, especially for students on the autism spectrum. Dr. Brown will discuss the challenges of this transition for students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). One of the nations top speakers on autism in postsecondary education, Dr. Brown is known for her wisdom and approachable teaching style. Dont miss out on this informative event!