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Tri-State Webinar: Masking and Mental Health


January 27, 2021 from 3:30 to 4:15 pm

Webinar Description: 

Autistic Self-Advocate, and developmental psychologist, Dr. Jacquelyn Fede will provide a brief overview of what masking is, what it can look like, why it is done and its implications for the mental health of autistic people. Tips for minimizing masking will be provided.

Learning Objectives

        After attending this webinar participants will:

  1. Be able to explain what masking is
  2. Be able to identify what masking can look like
  3. Understand why autistic people may mask
  4. Understand the ways masking influences autistic people

Presenter Information: 

Jacquelyn Fede, PhD, is a super fun, Autistic Self-Advocate, developmental psychologist and program evaluator.  Her research interests include immigration policy, autism, and community engagement.  She uses her experience to help educate others about autism through lecturing, blogging and consulting on evaluation projects.  A full scholarship Division 1 athlete in college, Dr. Fede continues to meet her sensory needs by seeking extreme physical activity.  She also enjoys the use of creativity and art for expression.  

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Details

Time January 27, 2021 from 3:30 to 4:15 pm
Check In at 3:15 pm
Q&A will follow the webinar
Format Meet Online
0.75 Professional Learning Contact Hours
Provider(s) TASN Autism and Tertiary Behavior Supports (ATBS)
Contact Terri Swanson
terris@tasnatbs.org
9135228010
Trainer Jaqueline Fede, Ph.D.
Autistic Self-Advocate, Co-Founder and Co-Director of Autism Level UP!
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