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Berkeley College Hosts Webinar Supporting Neurodivergent Students

Thu Jan 7, 2021

 

Photo Caption: Above, L to R: Lydia X. Z. Brown, J.D., Project Leader and Disability Rights Advocate, Institute for Technology Law and Policy, Georgetown University Law Center; Maureen Anderson, Integrated Employment Specialist, NY State ACCESS_VR, Manhattan Office; Michael J. Smith, President of Berkeley College; Sharon McLennon-Wier, PhD, CRC, LMHC, Berkeley College Director of Disability Services; and Wanda Murray, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, NY State ACCES-VR, Manhattan Office. 

 

 

WHAT: “Supporting the Career Development of Students who are Neurodivergent,” a free upcoming virtual webinar hosted by Berkeley College. The program introduces autism and other types of learning disabilities, including features of autism, dyslexia, ADHD, dyscalculia, hyperlexia, Tourette’s syndrome, and others; types of jobs suited for individuals with autism; and how to market strengths to potential employers. A question-and-answer session follows the presentation by the guest speakers.

 

WHEN: January 22 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.

 

WELCOME:

Michael J. Smith, President of Berkeley College

 

SPEAKERS:

Sharon McLennon-Wier, PhD, CRC, LMHC, Berkeley College Director of Disability Services

Lydia X. Z. Brown, J.D., Project Leader and Disability Rights Advocate, Institute for Technology Law

  and Policy, Georgetown University Law Center

Wanda Murray, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, NY State ACCES-VR, Manhattan Office

Maureen Anderson, Integrated Employment Specialist, NY State ACCES-VR, Manhattan Office

 

CONTACTS AND REGISTRATION:

To register for this event, click here or visit: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=hpVhXpiRmU-dJYY0w-iPwUSJNUyhJPtErzEnA9X25lFUMk45M0I2VDJBVUFOWEhZWVlIMllLNEFJVi4u

 

For more details, contact:
Vincent Mas
Assistant to the Director of Disability Services, Berkeley College
914-694-1122, ext. 3168
VincentMas@BerkeleyCollege.edu

 

Media Contact:

Ilene Greenfield

Director of Media Relations

201-207-6667 (cell)   

Email: IGL@BerkeleyCollege.edu