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Recorded Trainings

These trainings are free of charge and can be viewed at any time.

Supporting Families of Children with ASD

This course provides an overview of what to expect when supporting a parent or caregiver of a person on the Autism Spectrum.  The course is geared toward Social Workers, Therapists, Counselors, and other Services Providers.  In this course, participants learn about the various obstacles faced by parents of kids with ASD across numerous stages of childhood, so that they may be better prepared to support the parent.

The Intersection of DD, Executive Dysfunction, and Mental Health

This presentation focuses on how executive functioning deficits affect a person a Developmental Disability's mental health.  The webinar was originally presented for persons living with Spina Bifida, but is applicable for persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder, other developmental disabilities, and ADHD.

Autism and Trauma

In this session, I discuss how persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder experience trauma. The presentation provides concrete examples on how professionals can help individuals with ASD to understand and navigate traumatic experiences.

The presentation will cover:

  • Diagnostic criteria of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

  • Common sources of trauma for people with ASD.

  • Tools to help persons with ASD who have experienced trauma.

The training, originally presented for OCALI, can be found here:

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