CLE | Best Practices for Working with Clients on the Autism Spectrum

WHEN: 12:15 to 1:45 p.m. Monday, April 4, 2022 | HOW: via ZOOM | COST: $25 and FREE for all Legal Services Personnel | MCLE: 1.5 (0.5 Skills, 1.0 DIEB)

PLEASE NOTE: If you are registering on Friday, April 1st for this CLE you will receive your ZOOM invite and materials on the morning of Monday, April 4th. 


There is always so much to know about the people we serve. Take this webinar and find out what you don’t know about your clients with autism.

Topics covered include:

Psychoeducation: Autism 101 – An introduction into an Autism diagnosis

Biases & Stereotypes: What do we think Autism looks like? And then, what does it actually look like?

Communication: Tips & Tricks for effective communication with clients who are on the Autism Spectrum

This course is co-presented in partnership with professional therapists and social workers from The Kelberman Center, an area non-profit that provides home and community-based services including clinical, residential and educational programming for people throughout all phases of life who are navigating autism. Presenters are: Laura Mangano-Smith and Carly Hazer.

Our third presenter is Laura Fiorenza, Esq., Quality Enhancement Director of the Onondaga County Bar Association Assigned Counsel Program. Laura will moderate this CLE and offer insight into working with clients on the Autism Spectrum within a courtroom environment.

We’re proud to offer this program in collaboration with the following organizations:



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