Members of the Case Western Reserve University community are invited to join the Schubert Center for Child Studies for an upcoming seminar. Rita Obeid, instructor in the Department of Psychological Sciences at the College of Arts and Sciences, will present “A Strength-Based Approach to Autism: A Discussion about the Neurodiversity Movement” Wednesday, Oct. 18, from noon to 1 p.m. via Zoom.
Obeid will give an overview of autism and approach autism from a strength-based perspective. She will focus on the neurodiversity movement, commonly associated with autism and other developmental conditions. She also will discuss the research on training related to reducing stigma and improving knowledge toward autism.
The Schubert Center for Child Studies will collaborate with the Master of Public Health program to offer this Community Health Research & Practice Seminar, with the goal of promoting research that supports the welfare and well-being of children, adolescents and young adults.