Meeting Archive:
Girls and Women on the Autism Spectrum


Meeting Description:

Carol Greenburg from the Autism Women's Network (AWN) will focus on topics pertaining to girls and women with autism. Listen in as she discusses the unique qualities, challenges, and strengths of these girls & women. Learn about the early signs of girls on the autism spectrum, as well as their hopes, needs and dreams for the future. Other topics of discussion include self-advocacy, disclosure and the importance of community. 

Details
Date: Tue, Dec 13, 2011
Time: 02:00 PM EST
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): Autism NOW
 Presenter Information
Carol Greenburg
 

Carol Greenburg, Executive Director of New York Special Needs Consulting, is a special education consultant and professional non-attorney advocate In private practice serving the five boroughs of NYC and beyond. Her unique perspective as an adult with Aspergers Syndrome and as the mother of a severely language-delayed  autistic child, informs all of her work.

 

In September 2010, she was appointed the East Coast Regional Director of Autism Women's Network.  In January, 2011 she was honored to join the merry band of editors at The Thinking Persons Guide to Autism blog/book project. 

 

A prolific writer of essays on autism and frequent speaker at National Conferences, area universities, parent support groups and community based organizations, she is a member in good standing of Council of Parents Attorneys and Advocates (COPAA).