Riverview School Announces Autism Lecture Series July 12-Aug. 9

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Riverview School is hosting its second annual Autism Lecture Series in-person at Riverview School, 551  Route 6A, Sandwich on Tuesday evenings from 4 to 5:30 p.m. from July 12 through Aug. 9.

The lecture series is hosted in partnership with Pediatric Neurologist Margaret Bauman and University of California MIND Institute’s Professor David G. Amaral. This series will offer professionals and the public opportunities to learn about and engage with leading researchers in the field of autism and neurodiversity.

Topics include:

  • Understanding the Autistic Brain
  • Autism and Anxiety: Helping Children on the Autism Spectrum to Build Emotional Resilience
  • Explorations of Language in Autism
  • Neurodiversity Discussion
  • Sexuality, Sex Education and ASD: What You Should Know but Probably Don’t

Each lecture will take place in the Lund Auditorium of the James Center building and will conclude with an open Q&A and opportunity to engage with speakers.

This summer lecture series is sponsored by Boston University School of Social Work. CEU’s will be provided for qualified attendees. Lectures are in-person but will be recorded and posted online for viewing after the event.

For full details, including descriptions of each lecture, visit: www.riverviewschool.org/autism.

Riverview School is an independent, coeducational boarding/day school, dedicated to educating students with complex language and learning challenges. Riverview is committed to helping each student gain academic, social and independent living skills to achieve their goals.