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Together: Young People with Disabilities Building Connections

When
Sunday May 15, 2022 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Languages
ASL, English, Spanish
Type
Event
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Three young adults are smiling at an educational conference.

Join us for a panel discussion to explore ways to develop and strengthen relationships for young people with disabilities. 

  • Recognize and celebrate each young person’s birthright to social connectedness
  • Learn the skills needed to transition back to in-person social situations
  • Engage in a community of choice
  • Create the space to normalize caregiver concerns
  • Manage youth and caregivers’ anxieties about in-person activities for social engagement

Special guest panelists:

Consuelo Senior, LMSW, CSE, Assistant Director of YAI-Knowledge, Mental Health Clinician,
Sexuality Educator, Adjunct Lecturer

Dr. Michelle Gorenstein, Director of Community Outreach of the Seaver Autism Center for
Research and Treatment and Clinical Psychologist

Preston Burger, Self-Advocacy Group Leader with Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan Adaptations Program

This event is offered in collaboration with the Marlene Meyerson JCC. It will be streamed live via Zoom and you can attend either in person or remotely.

If you are attending virtually, we will send you the Zoom meeting link closer to the event date. If you are attending the event in person, doors will open at 3:30 pm. 

Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan Current COVID-19 Policy

Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan at 334 Amsterdam Avenue requires proof of vaccination for all individuals age 5 and up to attend in-person programming.