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The Hidden Tsunami: Children with Autism Become Adults…Then What?


12/04/2012, Hudson Academic CalendarLIU Hudson, Rockland, 6:00 - 7:00 PM

The Counseling Honor Society of LIU Hudson is sponsoring: "The Hidden Tsunami:  Children with Autism Become Adults…Then What?"

Tuesday, December 4, 2012, 6:00-7:00 pm, Room 102
LIU Hudson at Rockland
70 Route 340, Orangeburg, NY
(GPS Address:  230 Route 340, Sparkill, NY)

Susan Cortilet-Jones, a NYS Licensed Mental Health Counselor, will discuss the "Hidden Tsunami" of adults on the autism spectrum.  Ms. Jones has been working as counselor with at-risk populations for 25 years.  She currently practices as a "Coach" with adults on the spectrum helping them with the unique challenges associated with this population.

Her presentation will focus on educating graduate students, professionals and the public about this often misunderstood and isolated group of adults by differentiating the issues needs associated with childhood Autism from adults with Autism (ASD).  She says, "We are just beginning to understand the needs of this group, but, are lacking in understanding and limited in providers who provide direct services. "

To learn more about Susan"s work please visit her website:

For further information about this presentation, contact Dr. Thomas J. Nardi, Director of Counseling Programs, LIU Hudson at Rockland, at or (845) 359-7200 x5429 or click here.

Admission is free.
To reserve your seat, please contact Linda Hayden at or (845) 359-7200 x5434.

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