Autism Asperger ACT: Stress, Anxiety and ASD Workshop

Event date: 
3 May 2010

Autism Asperger ACT are proud to introduce Drs June and Gerry Groden to Canberra. They bring with them years of practical experience gained from their educational facility in Providence, Rhode Island, USA which serves children and adults with autism and other developmental disabilities. Between them they have published widely and contributed to research in the field of autism and child behavior disorders.

This presentation will discuss the constructs of stress and anxiety, leading to an understanding of the behavior of persons with autism and developmental disabilities. It will describe innovative research and in particular ask:

  • What are the implications of stress and anxiety for individuals with an ASD?
  • How do we assess stress?
  • What are effective coping strategies ?
  • How do we expand individual potential?

Dr June Groden holds a Ph.D. and M.A. degree in psychology, a M.Ed. in education, and a B.S. in business administration. Since 1976, Dr. Groden has been Director of the Groden Center. Gerald Groden received his BA and MA from the University of Vermont, and his Ph.D. from Purdue University in Clinical Child Psychology. Since 1976, Dr. Groden has served as Co-Executive Director for The Groden Center in Providence, RI.

The workshop will be held on Monday May 3, 2010 from 9-4pm. The cost is $95 for parents/ carers and $120 for teachers and professionals.

For registration and further queries, please contact Autism Asperger ACT on ph: (02) 6176 0514 or [email protected]