*Abbreviations under the "Available" column: A = Available // NA = Not Available // R = Previously Registered // WL = Currently on the Wait List

Autism: Why is it escalating, what causes it, what can be done? **DATE CHANGE** See correct dates listed here.

By 2025, one in two children will be diagnosed with autism. It has become clear that we need to prevent it from happening to future generations and to do something differently to educate and prepare these individuals for adulthood. Introductions into the reasons WHY autism is so prevalent will be discussed. The course will examine the results of actual clients as well as look at major studies in neuroscience, biology, anthropology, and genetics. How to know what is true, how to assist individuals with autism to be as normal as possible, and how environment or diet or genetics play a role will also be discussed. Also, why it is a spectrum and what life skills are needed to survive and thrive? Other questions include: how do you capitalize on strengths and what is their employment potential?

Instructor Bio:

Daria Brezinski, PhD is a psychologist who specializes in Autistic Asperger Young Adults and Children, Cyber Bullying, Hacking and Texting. Daria is also a professor, motivational speaker and author.

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Course Number Instructor Dates Day Time Location Available
B106 Daria Brezinski Apr 23, 30 , May 7, 14 Mo 12:30-2:00 p.m. SCPS (UVA) A

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