Innovations in Autism Webinar Series

April 30, 2024

Autism New Jersey proudly partnered with Alpine Learning Group in the Innovations in Autism Webinar Series. The series included weekly webinars throughout Autism Acceptance Month, covering a range of topics in autism intervention. Our presenters shared practical strategies you can use today!

If you missed the presentations or wish to watch them again, you can view the recordings now:

Why Health and Wellness Matters for People with Disabilities and Caregivers

A discussion of the impact of health and wellness activities on health outcomes, a whole-person approach to service, and how nutrition and movement impact medication and emotional well-being. Presenters shared information about Autism New Jersey’s Advancing Healthcare Initiative and Family Wellness programs.

Presented by: Laura O’Reilly-Stanzilis, RN, MSM-PHPP & Amy Golden, MA, BCBA

Making the Best out of Free Time: Promoting Leisure Skills in Children and Adolescents Diagnosed with Autism

A webinar tailored for parents and caregivers. Discussion was focused on the importance of play and leisure skills and provided practical strategies to enhance these skills to support development through early childhood and adolescence.

Presented by: Jaime Stine, MA, BCBA & Nicole Torrone, MA, BCBA

Guardians of Safety: Empowering Parents, Caregivers, and Service Providers to Prioritize Safety in Autism Interventions

This webinar is dedicated to guiding parents, caregivers, and service providers to prioritize safety within autism interventions. Viewers will learn ways to create secure environments and teach important safety skills. Autism New Jersey provided information about their collaboration with law enforcement to enhance safety in the community for people with autism.

Presented by: Cortney DeBiase, MA, BCBA and Doreen Yanik, Esq.

Don’t Wait. Evaluate! What to Expect from an Autism Diagnostic Evaluation and What to Do Next

Parents and caregivers will learn all about the diagnostic process and Autism New Jersey’s timely diagnosis initiative aimed at combatting barriers to diagnostic evaluations.

Presented by: Jaime DeQuinzio, PhD, BCBA-D and Lauren Frederick, MA, BCBA

About Alpine Learning Group
For over 30 years, Alpine Learning Group has been a pioneer in the autism community—providing innovative, comprehensive, and scientifically validated services through collaborative and compassionate relationships nurtured with each learner and their family.

We invite you to learn more about what sets us apart in the autism treatment and research community, including our exceptional team led by world-renowned autism specialist Dr. Bridget Taylor.