Girls and Autism

  • 22 Oct 2016
  • 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Autism Connection of PA, 35 Wilson Street #101, Pittsburgh, PA 15223
  • 38


Registration is closed

Girls and Autism

 Presented by

Walter Graves, PhD


Saturday, October 22, 2016

9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  

AOTA, Act 48, and Social Workers Credits Available

Autism Connection of PA

35 Wilson Street #101

Pittsburgh, PA 15223

Recommended audience include parents and extended families of children with ASD, teachers, para-professionals and BHRS support staff, guidance counselors, social workers, clinicians, advocates, psychologists and all those desiring knowledge about behaviors ASD.
Learning Objectives: 

At the conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Identify some of the characteristics of females with autism or Asperger’s Syndrome
  • Explain the benefits of individualized learning opportunities for female students with ASD

Walter A. Graves, Ph.D. has been an advocate for students who benefit from individualized instruction and teachers who welcome challenges associated with unique learners in mainstream classrooms. After his daughter was diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome (AS) during her sophomore year in high school, Dr. Graves’ became interested in helping teachers assist students who may not have an “official” diagnosis of AS.  Through his research Dr. Graves discovered the need for more information on high school students with Autism/AS – specifically females. Dr. Graves has been in public education for 27 years serving as teacher, assistant principal, and principal in both southcentral and western PA.  He is currently the principal of Baldwin High School and resides in Pittsburgh with his wife and two of their four children.

Autism Connection of PA    711 Bingham Street     Pittsburgh, PA 15203     (412) 781-4116         The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania certifies that the Autism Connection of PA is registered as a charitable organization with the Department of State's Bureau of Charitable Organizations under the Solicitation of Funds for Charitable Purposes Acts, 10 P.S. Section 161.2 et seq., and is authorized to solicit charitable contributions under the conditions and limitations set forth under the Act. The certification does not imply endorsement by the Commonwealth. 
All rights reserved.
Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software