Illinois State Library/Targeting Autism Hosts Free Webinar on Navigating the Transition Years for Individuals with ASD
The number of students diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) continues to rise. Many students with ASD are now graduating from high school and entering the workforce and higher education classrooms. Come learn about resources available to support the transition and explore strategies to increase success.
Presented by Nikki Michalak, Research Coordinator, ICSP (Illinois Center for Specialized Professional Support, Illinois State University)
Having worked in special education for over 13 years, Nikki strives to facilitate success for special education administrators, staff, and students by providing access to information and tools specifically designed to support students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Her goal is to understand the needs and challenges of educators working with individuals with ASD and be a relevant resource while empowering staff and students to succeed. Nikki continues to provide professional learning, technical assistance, coaching and consultation to educators, and families of individuals and youth with ASD. She co-created online professional development as well as undergraduate and graduate courses on ASD. Ms. Michalak publishes in the field of ASD and informs local service provision through service on multiple leadership boards.
To attend this important and informative webinar, simply complete the registration form .