The Help Group’s Distinguished Lecturer Series to Feature Rudy Simone, Noted Asperger’s Syndrome Author
The Help Group and its Advance LA transition program are pleased to announce that Rudy Simone will be the first speaker in its 2011 Distinguished Lecturer Series.
Los Angeles, CA (PRUnderground) February 16th, 2011
The Help Group and its Advance LA transition program are pleased to announce that Rudy Simone will be the first speaker in its 2011 Distinguished Lecturer Series. Ms. Simone will present “Young Adults with Asperger’s or High-functioning Autism: Must-have Advice for Transitioning Successfully to Work and Adult Life” on Thursday, February 24 at 6:30 p.m. at The Help Group Autism Center, 13164 Burbank Blvd. in Sherman Oaks, California.
With Asperger’s education & awareness as her personal calling, Rudy Simone is the author of three highly-acclaimed books on the subject: Asperger’s on the Job: Must-Have Advice for People with Asperger’s or High Functioning Autism, and their Employers, Educators and Advocates with a foreword by Temple Grandin; Aspergirls: Empowering Females with Asperger Syndrome with a foreword by Liane Holliday Willey; and 22 Things a Woman Must Know if She Loves a Man with Asperger’s Syndrome. Her books are known for cutting to the real issues facing people on the spectrum through research and her experiences living with Asperger’s Syndrome and will be available for sale and author signing at the event.
Tickets are $25 for professionals seeking continuing education credits and $10 for all other guests. For more information or to register, please visit www.thehelpgroup.org.
About The Help Group:
Founded in 1975, The Help Group is dedicated to helping young people with autism and other special needs fully realize their potential. It is the largest, most comprehensive nonprofit of its kind in the United States and is recognized as a leader in the field of autism. The Help Group offers a wide range of innovative autism spectrum disorders programs, and each day, 950 students ages 3 – 22 attend its autism day schools.
Advance LA provides comprehensive and individually designed support services to young adults so they can reach their full potential in academic and/or employment settings. With the support of a specialized life skills coach, participants will learn to effectively navigate through new experiences and environments, take healthy risks and grow emotionally, functionally and socially as the ADVANCE toward a greater level of independence.
The Help Group’s Distinguished Lecturer Series features experts in the areas of autism spectrum disorders, ADHD and learning disabilities.