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Beginning the Conversation: Criminal Justice and Autism Spectrum Disorder
October 4, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. EST
This webinar will provide an overview of the intersection between autism and the Juvenile and Criminal Justice System., how characteristics of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are sometimes implicated in people engaging in behaviors that reach the level of criminal offense and the vulnerabilities of people on the spectrum once inside the system. The webinar will finish with resources and strategies to prevent contact with the legal system.
Presented By: Laurie Sperry, Ph.D., BCBA-D, MSc Forensic Psychology/Criminology
Board Certified Behavior Analyst-Doctoral