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Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Conference April 14th - Conquering the Cliff: Autism’s Journey into Adulthood

Hosted by Bridgewell
Sponsored in part by NESCA

Many families have described the transition from the educational system to adult services for their children with autism as “falling off a cliff.” As more and more individuals with autism are entering the adult world, service providers and families have been working diligently and creatively to develop supports and service models to meet the needs of this population.

This full-day conference is an opportunity to network with up to 500 human services leaders, professionals and family members, and will feature 18 workshops on a wide variety of topics.

Susan Senator
Morning Keynote Speaker: Susan Senator - "Autism Adulthood: Strategies and Insights for a Fulfilling Life"

Conference Partners: Advocates for Autism of MA; Autism Speaks; Boston University; Center for Professional Innovation; Charles River Center; HMEA; Lurie Center for Autism at Mass. General Hospital; MA Dept. of Developmental Services; May Institute; Northeast Arc; Road to Responsibility.

NESCA Speakers: Marilyn Weber, Transition Specialist and Veteran Advocate, and Kelley Challen, Ed.M., CAS, Director of Transition Services.

When:   8:00am - 4:00pm Thursday, April 14, 2016;
                    Social Hour to follow.

                   1657 Worcester Road, Framingham, MA 01701

Cost:    $135/person; $75 Family Rate; $50 Student Rate    

For complete workshop descriptions and brochure, please visit: www.bridgewell.org/conqueringthecliff

Questions? Please call Jeri Kroll at 781-776-4137, or email

Click HERE to register.

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