Soaring Heights School in State College has announced a fall series of educational presentations for parents and community members interested in learning more about Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD.)
Soaring Heights School will host a monthly presentation in September and October 2019. Each training will take place at Soaring Heights School - State College from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM. Soaring Heights School is located at 180 Regent Court, Suite 50 in State College.
Dr. Melissa Hunter will host the first training on Monday, September 23. She will present an overview of autism and its impact on the person and the family.
On Monday, October 28, Jordan Stephenson will conduct a presentation on living as an adult with autism. Jordan is a young woman with autism that has recently graduated from Penn College with a Bachelor's in Applied Technology with a concentration in Occupational Therapy. She currently puts her talents to use working in an autistic support classroom in the State College Area School District. Jordan has spoken on a variety of panels including presentations during Penn State Diversability Month and at the National Autism Conference at Penn State. She also speaks annually at the State College Area High School post-secondary parent luncheon.
An RSVP for each individual planning to attend a presentation is preferred, but not required. Individuals can RSVP by calling 814-325-2131. For additional information about the ASD presentations, call Soaring Heights School Program Director John Dibert at 814-325-2131.