The Center for Autism Research sponsored a Distinguished Lecture Series program on March 9, 2015.
Jane Thierfield Brown, PhD spoke to the audience about transitions to college for young adults on the Autism Spectrum. After Dr. Brown spoke, a panel discussion was moderated by Deb Dunn, Esq.
The panelists included professionals who work with young adults, individuals diagnosed with ASD who are current college students and a college student participating in the peer mentoring program at the Kinney Center at St. Joseph’s University.
Special thanks to our panelists:
Jane Thierfield Brown,EdD, Director of Student Services, University of Connecticut School of Law, Assistant Clinical Professor , Yale Child Study Center, Director, College Autism Spectrum
Edward (Ted) S. Brodkin, MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Director, Adult Autism Spectrum Program, Penn Medicine
Anthony Rostain, MD, MA, Director of Education, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania Health System
Donna Wandry, PhD, Professor, special Education, West Chester University
Ernst Van Bergeijk, PhD, Associate Dean and Executive Director, New York Institute of Technology, Vocational Independence Program
Vincent Varrassi, MA, LDT-C, Director, Varrassi Educational Associates
Isaac Chen, student Temple University
Lindsay Miller Student, St. Joseph’s University
Bobby Strauss, Student St. Joseph’s University
Andrew Taylor, Student, Temple University