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Conversations: Risk Factors, Warning Signs, Crisis Supports and Suicide Prevention for the Autism Community
April 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pmFREE
Conversations on Showing Up for Kids
What are some considerations to take when assessing autistic people for suicide when using the warning signs for the general public? How can we communicate with and support autistic people in crisis? We welcome in Lisa Morgan. Lisa is a consultant specializing in crisis supports and suicide prevention for autistic people. Lisa is founder and co-chair of the Autism and Suicide committee at the American Association of Suicidology (AAS) and has developed several autism specific resources for communicating and supporting autistic people in crisis. A self-advocate with a passion for strengths-based solutions, Lisa has authored several books, articles, and resources all available on her website, www.autismcrisissupport.com. She is a community council member of AASET (Autistic Adults and other Stakeholders Engaged Together) a group of autistic adults informing autism research priorities. Lisa has a master’s degree in the Art of Teaching. She is a certified autism specialist, a peer reviewer of the online journal, Autism in Adulthood, and owner of Lisa Morgan Consulting LLC. She is currently pursuing her master’s of social work degree.
Registration for upcoming conversations is at https://go.wisc.edu/7e280a
When you register you will receive a Zoom Link to join the conversation. Conversations are recorded and posted to the Community of Practice on Autism Spectrum Disorder and other Developmental Disabilities YouTube channel. A topical listing, with descriptions and links, is available below.
You can also join us the day of any Conversation through Zoom (Please note some dates and times are subject to change):
Topic: Conversations on Showing Up for Kids! 2023
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Meeting ID: 955 4780 9795
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