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  • Registration Now Open for the Advance LA Resilience Conference on May 2nd


Please join us at The Help Group’s Third Annual Advance LA Conference, RESILIENCE, for parents and professionals. Resilience_2014_brochure_CoverOnly

As young adults with autism spectrum disorder, learning disabilities, Asperger’s Disorder, executive functioning challenges, and other social or emotional issues prepare to transition to college, the workforce, and beyond, they often experience a lack of resources and guidance to help them along the way. Advance LA is a program of The Help Group that specializes in preparing these young people for a successful future. This year’s conference, RESILIENCE, will bring together experts from diverse fields to join us in exploring strategies for enhancing resilience as we support young people in their preparation for a successful transition to college, the workforce, and beyond.

Registration is now open for the conference, which will be held at American Jewish University on Friday, May 2nd.

Notable conference presenters will include Keynote Address speaker ANDREW SHATTÉ, PHD,Professor, College of Medicine at University of Arizona; Brookings Institution Fellow; Former Professor of Psychology at University of Pennsylvania; Founder and President of Phoenix Life Academy; Chief Science Officer at meQuilibrium; Co-author of The Resilience Factor; CRAIG B.H. SURMAN, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School; Scientific Coordinator of the Adult ADHD Research Program at Massachusetts General Hospital; Co-author of FAST MINDS: How To Thrive If You Have ADHD (Or Think You Might); and CAROL SCHALL, PhD, Director of Virginia Autism Resource Center at Virginia Commonwealth University; Author of Autism and the Transition to Adulthood: Success Beyond the Classroom.

Early bird registration rates are available through April 1st.

For more information about the conference or to register to attend this year’s event, please visit www.advancela.org/conference