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Online Skill Building for LifeMAP Coaches and AAPCA Members: Coaching Social Skills to Improve Quality of Life, 4/30/21, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM ET

April 30 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am, $10

DESCRIPTION: The DSM V describes social skills in the Autism Spectrum as “Persistent deficits in social communication and social interaction across multiple contexts…” This workshop covers topics of social communication strategies for improvement in overall quality of life for adults on the spectrum.

Bio: Sangeeta Verma held the position of LifeMAP Coach Supervisor from July 2014 to December 2020. The role involved supporting the coaches by giving expert advice, suggestions and providing resources. She joined LifeMAP as a coach in July 2010 and continues working with her clients. The enriching experience as a coach helped her understand the nuances of working with the Asperger population. She is a successful coach who enables her clients to achieve their goals in all skill areas. She has been an integral part of the AsperCoach training faculty since its inception.

Sangeeta was a team member of a research project on prosody in children with Asperger’s syndrome. She is an Alumnus of Cadlab at Northeastern University. She is an experienced professional with over 30 years in the area of speech pathology. Amongst other speech, language and communication problems Sangeeta has worked extensively with children on the autism spectrum. She has been a significant contributor to social impact projects including the founding of a school for special education in rural India. She was responsible for creating awareness about education, employment and rehabilitation opportunities for individuals with disabilities through a community based rehabilitation program initiated by her.

WHO: LifeMAP Coaches (free), AAPCA Members ($10), AsperCoaches ($10)

WHEN: Friday, April 30, 2021

TIME: 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

WHERE: Online via Zoom

FACILITATOR: Sangeeta Verma

COST: free to LifeMAP coaches, and a $10 charge to AAPCA members and AsperCoaches

REGISTRATION:  This training session is restricted to LifeMAP coaches and AAPCA members and AsperCoaches.  To register, please email cynthia.deferrari@aane.org for the registration link.


April 30
11:00 am - 11:30 am
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