Pathways To Understanding
Rydges Lakeside Canberra
Friday, 1 October - Sunday, 3 October, 2004
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Jeanette McAfee, M.D.
presentation: The Good, The Bad, and the Funny: A Journey Through
High Functioning Autism
presentation: "Navigating the Social World: A Workshop presenting social/emotional
Dr. McAfee is a physician who has a child of her
own with high functioning autism. She is internationally recognized for
her work developing social-emotional skills training programs for individuals
with high functioning autism, Asperger's syndrome, and related disorders.
Jeanette is the founder and director of Social Solutions,
an organization that provides individual and group social-emotional skills
training, drama courses for individuals with AS/HFA, school assessments
and program development, and other consulting services . Jeanette
is the author of the best-selling book, Navigating the Social World: A
Curriculum for Individuals With Asperger's Syndrome, High Functioning
Autism, and Related Disorders.
Dr. McAfee presents at conferences and workshops
within the United States and internationally.
Isabelle Hénault, M.A., P.h.D
presentation: Healthy Sexuality: Adaptive Skills for Individuals with
Asperger ís Syndrome
Isabelle Hénault is a sexologist and psychologist
from University of Quebec at Montreal, Canada. Her practice and studies
have focused on providing education and support to individuals and couples
who have autism and Asperger's syndrome. She has developed a sex education
program and works with groups to increase their understanding of
sexuality. She is presently collaborating on an international research
initiative on the development of social and sexual skills for individuals
with Asperger's syndrome.
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