Topic: Education and school

Many children with autism are diagnosed in school and receive the majority of their services through the educational system. But getting appropriate services and educational opportunities can be a challenge. In the articles and webinars listed below, SPARK highlights important research findings, advice from advocates, and the community’s experiences in the educational system.

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Bullying and Autism

In this webinar, Connie Anderson, Ph.D. discusses risk factors, solutions, and the consequences of bullying for individuals with autism. This webinar is 60 minutes long.

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Autism Acceptance

In this webinar, Stephen Shore, M.Ed. discusses the autism acceptance movement and how to reframe the term disability. This webinar is 60 minutes long.

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Sex Education and Autism

Psychologist Eileen Crehan explains why sex education is so important for teens with autism and describes how her program in Chicago helps address some of the challenges.

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