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Tri-State Webinar: Masking and Mental Health

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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.

Learner 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.  She is also the co-founder of Autism Level UP! 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.  

Certificate of Completion:

To earn a Certificate of Completion/Attendance for an archived Tri-State Webinar:

  1. View the archived webinar on our Moodle site
  2. Submit responses to the Study Questions (on Moodle)
  3. A Certificate of Completion will automatically be populated. Download and/or print.

Click here for instructions on how to create a Moodle Account.

To log into Moodle go to http://moodle.tasnatbs.org

The webinars are listed by category and alphabetical order. The category for this webinar is Mental Health.


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