Autism Office Hours

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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 autism. Please 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 […]

Autism Office Hours: The Importance of Exercise, as an Evidence-Based Practice, for Individuals with Autism

The Autism Programs is delighted to share our current Webcast: Autism Office Hours, which addresses the importance of consistent exercise and activity for a healthy lifestyle for individuals with autism. Please join our Facilitator, Jayme Swalby, as she has an informative discussion with UNM Health Education Consultant, Lauren Lewis, Education Consultant, Felicia Nevarez and Autism Programs administrative staff member and self-advocate, Marit Rawley. This discussion focuses on ways to incorporate wellness and fitness to maintain a healthy weight, reduce stress and/or anxiety while increasing social connections for those living with autism. Listen to how you can set yourself up for success.  […]