The Importance of Autism Support Groups, with Patricia Schissel, LMSW of the AHA | Spectrumly Speaking ep. 24
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(31 mins) In this episode, hosts Katherine Cody, Psy.D. and Becca Lory, CAS, BCCS welcome guest Patricia Schissel, LMSW. Pat has been the executive director of the Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism Association [AHA] for over fifteen years. A social worker and educator by profession, she dedicates her time to individuals facing the daily challenges of living with an autism diagnosis, their families and the professionals who work alongside them. The three discuss the mission of the AHA, how the association helps foster self-advocacy, the importance of supporting individuals all across the spectrum, and the AHA’s upcoming conference.
For more about the Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism Association [AHA], visit: ahany.org
Our own Dr. Katherine Cody, along with previous guest Dr. Rebecca Sachs, will be appearing at the AHA’s upcoming conference on October 28th, in Garden City, New York. For more information visit: http://ahany.org/aha-fall-2017-conference/
Spectrumly Speaking is the podcast dedicated to women on the autism spectrum, produced by Different Brains®. Every two weeks join our hosts Becca Lory, CAS, BCCS (a Life Coach, Certified Autism Specialist, and Autism advocate that is herself on the spectrum) and Katherine Cody, Psy.D. (a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in people on the autism spectrum) as they discuss topics and news stories, share personal stories, and interview some of the most fascinating voices from the autism community.
For more information about Dr. Cody, visit: www.spectrumservicesnyc.com
For more about Becca, check out her website, beccalory.com, and look for her on Facebook.
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Spectrumly Speaking is the podcast dedicated to women on the autism spectrum, produced by Different Brains®. Every other week, join our hosts Haley Moss (an autism self-advocate, attorney, artist, and author) and Dr. Lori Butts (a licensed clinical and forensic psychologist, and licensed attorney) as they discuss topics and news stories, share personal stories, and interview some of the most fascinating voices from the autism community.