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Shema Kolainu – Hear Our Voice to Host Free Webinar on Supporting Autism Families During COVID-19

Supporting Autistic People in Uncertain Times: Coping and Thriving During the COVID-19 Pandemic

BROOKLYN, NY, UNITED STATES October 5, 2020 | Shema Kolainu – Hear Our Voice (SKHOV) announced today that the next installment in its popular free webinar workshop series will be presented by Dr. Stephen Shore and will focus on supporting people with autism during the current pandemic.

Dr. Stephen Shore is a world-renowned author and autistic professor of special education at Adelphi University. His presentation is entitled “Supporting Autistic People in Uncertain Times: Coping and Thriving During the COVID-19 Pandemic” and will take place on Monday, October 19, from 10 AM to 12 PM on the Zoom video conferencing platform.

“No one is immune to the disruptions that the coronavirus pandemic is forcing upon daily life. However, for people on the autism spectrum, the loss of familiar routines and expectations can be especially damaging, often leading to deep, seemingly insurmountable anxiety.” said Dr. Shore.

From this workshop, participants will learn valuable strategies for supporting people on the autism spectrum during times of pandemic, employ strength-based approach for supporting an autistic person and share self-care strategies for people on the spectrum.

“Dr. Shore is one of the most sought-after experts in the field of autism and we are grateful for his commitment to helping our nonprofit share valuable information during these difficult times,” said SKHOV founder and CEO Dr. Joshua Weinstein. “This webinar workshop series has helped us connect with thousands of individuals around the world and we hope to continue supporting this community in every way we can.”

The autism webinar workshop was made possible through a grant by the New York City Council Autism Initiative, parents of children with autism spectrum disorder are highly encouraged to attend. Register for free by visiting: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/123383165369.

Shema Kolainu – Hear Our Voices founded by Dr. Joshua Weinstein, offers a broad spectrum of evidence-based education and therapeutic programs to children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), and related disabilities in a warm and nurturing environment. As a nonpublic, nonprofit, multi-cultural school, we provide quality treatment, education, professional training and mentoring.

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