As part of The Science of Autism Talk Series, jointly sponsored by the SCSU Center of Excellence in Autism and the Yale Child Study Center Autism Center of Excellence, Gary Mayerson recently spoke about his book, Autism’s Declaration of Independence, and why promoting greater independence and self-sufficiency is so crucial.
Pretty much any student can graduate from the public education system. However, what steps can be taken to make sure that a student with the potential to do so has sufficiently acquired the functional skills for graduating to something that is personally meaningful and fulfilling for them? The transition to adulthood when IDEA’s educational entitlements READ MORE
Maria McGinley participated in the NYSBA’s Elder Law & Special Needs Section Fall Meeting (2020) on October 30, 2020. Maria spoke about OPWDD Program Basics and Eligibility and Key Tips for Your Clients, Special Education: How to Assist your Clients Issue Spot during Remote Learning and What Now? A Panel Discussion on Planning for the READ MORE
One of the hats Gary wears is serving as the board chair of JobPath NYC, an incredible not for profit that, for more than 40 years, has been promoting employment and independent living for people with autism and related disorders. We cannot say enough about the importance of JObPath’s mission. JobPath has created and supported READ MORE
When a dispute arises between a family and school district that is not able to be resolved, IDEA and NJ regulations provide families of children with autism and other disabilities with due process rights. Maria McGinley and Jackie DeVore presented at Autism NJ’s 38th Annual Conference on October 15, 202, on the topic of Special READ MORE