Autism Office Hours: Staying Connected Through Technology During a Quarantine

The Autism Programs is proud to present our latest Webcast: Autism Office Hours, which addresses inquiries from various communities in New Mexico. Facilitator, Debbie Montana, and her guests Senior Program Therapist, Jayme Swalby; Education Consultant, Kayla Tuton; Technical Analyst II, Michael Riblett; and family leader and advocate from Elevate the Spectrum, Kristina Martinez. This incredible team of professionals responds to feedback received by the community regarding creative ways to stay connected through technology during this climate. As the coronavirus forces us to stay at home, this lack of in-person human contact can cause concerns around mental health due to stress and isolation. Staying connected can be challenging for families living with autism. That factor coupled with social distancing, connection can be more problematic. However, there are many creative and fun ways to stay connected. Reach out and connect with someone today!