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VKC Special Lecture on Community Engagement: "Taking a Community-Informed Approach to the Study of Transitions to Adulthood for Autistic Youth"
Date: September 28, 2022
Time: 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Location: OMC 241 and online
VKC Special Lecture on Community Engagement: Taking a Community-Informed Approach to the Study of Transitions to Adulthood for Autistic Youth
Wednesday, September 28, 12:00-1:00 p.m. CT
OMC 241 and online - click here for Zoom link
Presented by Julie Lounds Taylor, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Many studies have found that the transition to adulthood is a challenging time for youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities, particularly for those with autism. Challenges have been found across multiple outcomes, and there are many different ways one could intervene to try to improve transition outcomes. How do we decide which outcomes are most important to improve, or how to best support youth and families during this time? This presentation will describe the importance of taking a community-informed approach when answering these questions, giving examples from an ongoing program of research focused on understanding and improving the transition to adulthood for autistic youth.
The VKC and VUMC community are invited to attend. A limited number of lunches will be provided on-site.
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