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An interdisciplinary approach to Autism and the COVID-19 Pandemic: Focused on college-age and adults (Part 2 of 2)
Learn more about the groundbreaking autism research, services and educational training happening across campus, and the community grounded in Marquette’s mission as a Catholic and Jesuit institution. This session will focus on college students and adults on the autism spectrum. Dr. Johnson, from the College of Nursing, will discuss physical health for individuals on the autism spectrum during the pandemic, including ways to engage healthcare providers in sensitive strategies for care. Ms. Raclaw, from the On Your Marq college autism support program, will discuss how to support college students on the autism spectrum during this pandemic, and how to improve virtual and on-campus learning. Ms. Stanley, a graduate student in Clinical Psychology, will provide some research findings and tips about how older adolescents and adults on the autism spectrum engage socially over the internet.

Moderated by Dr. Amy Vaughan Van Hecke, Professor, Psychology
Presented by Emily Raclaw, Director, On Your Marq, Office of Disability Services; Dr. Nora Johnson, Associate Professor, College of Nursing; Rachel Stanley, Clinical Psychology Graduate Student

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