Autism Office Hours – Increased Computer Usage during COVID. How is it Affecting Families with Autism?

The Autism Programs is proud to share our current Webcast: Autism Office Hours, which addresses the importance in maintaining a healthy balance of social activity outside the virtual world of technology for individuals with autismPlease join our Facilitator, Debra Montana, and her guests as they share a powerful conversation that includes creative ideas and strategies to help our loved ones with autism. Debra’s special guests include Dr. Mary Rice, Professor of Literacy in the Department of Language, Literacy and Culture at the University of New Mexico. Megan Garrigan, BCBA with Prism Autism Services, Family Leader, Advocate and a graduate of Partners in Policymaking. Diana Stone, Family Leader, Advocate, Founding Member and Events Chairperson at Elevate the Spectrum and a graduate of Partners in Policymaking and Rolanda Maez, Board Certified Behavior Analyst with Prism Autism Services, Family Leader, Advocate and graduate of Partners in Policymaking. This discussion focuses on the importance of recognizing how the heavy use of electronics affects families living with autism, and ways to incorporate strategies in maintaining a healthy balance of socializing outside the use of technology. Listen to how you can successfully support your loved ones and create ways to socialize together outside of the virtual world of technology. 

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