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Pathways to Competitive Employment for Youth with Autism

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

8:30 AM-11:00 AM

The A.J. Drexel Autism Institute invites you to attend The Second Annual Autism Public Health Lecture featuring Dr. Paul Wehman, who will present “Evidence Based Employment Intervention Models: Pathways to Competitive Employment for Youth with Autism”. Dr. Wehman will discuss how unemployment for young people with autism is a serious problem and how there are some approaches that are beginning to be used with success to alter the landscape on this problem. He will discuss how long term internships, supported employment, customized employment, supported post-secondary education and small business models are each being adapted or developed for individuals with autism with an emphasis on those with high support needs. The lecture will take place on: Wednesday, March 19th, 2014 from 9:00AM - 11:00AM Continental breakfast from 8:30AM-9:00AM Location: Paul Peck Alumni Center (32nd & Market Streets) For more information and or to RSVP visit the Autism Institute events website: www.drexel.edu/AutismInstitute/events.

Contact Information

Jennifer Plumb
jcp94@drexel.edu

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Location

Paul Peck Alumni Center (32nd & Market Streets)

Audience

  • Alumni
  • Current Students
  • Faculty
  • Parents & Families
  • Prospective Students
  • Public
  • Staff