The Center for Learning, Access, and Student Success is excited to welcome Dr. Jane Thierfeld Brown from Yale University and Dr. Lorraine Wolf from Boston University to Wake Forest University to host a series of community and campus conversations about Autism and the college experience.
Dr. Thierfeld Brown and Dr. Wolf are part of the College Autism Spectrum, an independent organization of professionals whose work and research focus on the needs of college students with autism.
Tuesday, March 21
Autism and the College Experience
Audience: anyone in the Winston-Salem community interested in learning more about how to support autistic college (and college-bound) students
6:30-8:00pm, Kulynych Auditorium, Byrum Welcome Center at Wake Forest University
Wednesday, March 22
Advising Autistic Students
Audience: any WFU faculty or staff member who provides advising or other support services and is interested in learning how to support autistic students.
9:00-10:0am, Benson 409
Navigating the Talents and Expectations of Autistic Students
Audience: any WFU faculty or staff member who might be involved in managing the social, emotional, and community needs associated with autistic students
10:30am-12:00pm, Benson 409
Informal Q&A with Panel of Autistic Students
Audience: any WFU community member who is interested in learning more about supporting autistic students. Refreshments will be served in a more informal setting.
2:00-3:15pm, Benson 409
Teaching Autistic Students
Audience: any WFU faculty or staff member who might be teaching autistic students, either currently or in the future.
3:30-5:00pm, Benson 409
Thursday, March 23rd
Autistic Students in Medical and Health Sciences
Audience: any BGCME faculty or staff members interested in learning more about supporting autistic graduate and professional students in classroom, clinical, and practical settings.
9:00-11:00am, BGCME Classroom 5203/5205
We appreciate the following co-sponsors of these events:
School of Medicine, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, School of Law, School of Business, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Office of the Provost, Office of the Dean of the College, Residence Life & Housing, Division of Campus Life, Center for the Advancement of Teaching, Department of Athletics, Office of Personal and Career Development