Upcoming Events

Keynote: Getting Unstuck: Interventions for Fostering Independence Throughout Development with Dr. Rebecca Sachs at The Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism Association (AHA) Annual Fall Conference

When: Saturday, October 28, 2017
Where: Adelphi University
More information here: http://ahany.org

Ongoing Events

Spectrumly Speaking Podcast, with Co-host Becca Lory, CAS, BCCS

Spectrumly Speaking is a weekly by and for women on the autism spectrum. The show is proudly produced by Different Brains® and is available to listeners and subscribers free of charge. Join us every Monday as we discuss relevant topics, share personal stories, and interview some of the most fascinating voices from the autism community near and far. This podcast is dedicated to celebrating women of all ages and occupations who are on the spectrum, while providing tools, resources and professional insights to enhance their life experience. http://differentbrains.com/spectrumly-speaking/

 

Monthly Support Groups with Co-Facilitator Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism Association (AHA)

  • Family Support Group: This free support group is for family members of children and adults with ASD (or suspected of having ASD). It occurs on the second Tuesday of each month, September through June from 6:30-8:00 pm in the Spectrum Services Conference Room. No prior registration required.

  • Adult Support Group: This free support group is for adults with ASD (or suspected of having ASD). It occurs on the third Tuesday of each month September-June from 6:30-8:00 pm in the Spectrum Services Conference room. No prior registration required.

For additional information regarding support groups and the services offered by AHA, please follow this link: http://ahany.org/aha-membership/aha-support-groups/#1

Past Events

Cody, K. & Sachs, R. (April 2017) Assessment: Recognizing and Evaluating OCD in Autism.
Treating OCD in the Autism Community Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.

Cody, K. & Sachs, R. (April 2017) Innovative Assessment-Based Approach to Treatment Planning: Utilizing Assessment Beyond Diagnosis For Co-Occurring Anxiety/OCD and Autism. Master Clinician Session, Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA.

Cody, K. (May 2016) ASD & Co-Occurring Mental Health Conditions: Presentations Modifying Evidence-Based Approaches to Treatment. MercyFirst Hospital, Syosset, NY.

Brooks, E., Cody, K., Gassner, D., Holliday Willey, L., Lory, B., Palmer, K. Robison, J.E., & Shore, S. (April 2016) Voices from the Spectrum: Advocacy Through the Ages. Issues in Independent Living for Adolescents and Adults on the Autism Spectrum conference hosted by Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism Association (AHA) at Adelphi University, Garden City, NY.

Cody, K. & Sickels, L. (October 2015) School Tools: Developing Executive Functioning Skills. Issues in Education for School-Age Students and Adults on the Autism Spectrum conference hosted by Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism Association (AHA) at Adelphi University, Garden City, NY.

Cody, K., Newman, S. & Sachs, R. (July 2014) The Role of ASDs in OCD Treatment: Complicating Comorbidities. Workshop presented at the International Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Foundation annual conference, Los Angeles, CA.

Cody, K., Sachs, R. & Wajsblat, L. (April 2014) ASD, Co-Occurring Conditions and Maintaining Good Mental Health. Issues in Independent Living for Adolescents and Adults on the Autism Spectrum conference hosted by Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism Association (AHA) at Adelphi University, Garden City, NY.

Budde, Mark & Cody, Katherine (November 2012) Integrating Clinical Services to the Group Room Setting. F*E*G*S Health and Human Services, Developmental Disability Service Division Annual Staff Conference, New York, NY.

Cody, K. (November 2011) S·T·R·I·V·E: An Innovative Approach. F*E*G*S Health and Human Services, Developmental Disability Service Division Annual Staff Conference, New York, NY.

Mount Sinai School of Medicine Seaver Autism Center Presents Advances in Autism Conference – Workshop Facilitator, “Successful Transitions for Dually Diagnosed Young Adults,” April 2011Facilitated panel of workshop presenters to provide families and service providers with resources to facilitate successful transitions for young adults diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders and cognitive impairment, New York, NY

Cody, K. (October 2010) Social Skills in the Day Habilitation Setting. F*E*G*S Health and Human Services, Developmental Disability Service Division Annual Staff Conference, New York, NY.

Mount Sinai School of Medicine Seaver Autism Center Presents Advances in Autism Conference: New Insights in the Etiology, Diagnosis, Neurobiology, Genetics, and Treatment of Autism – Workshop Co-Presenter “Best Practices in the Education of Children with Autism Panel,” April 2010 Presented “Adjunct Mental Health Services for Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders,” New York, NY.