Autism and PTSD: Overlapping, Overwhelming and Under-Recognized
Date: May 20th, 2021 1:00pm – 2:30pm (MST)
Online Workshop and Live Q&A Description:
Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition that can be difficult to recognize and treat in individuals with social communication challenges.
This webinar will discuss why trauma is often overlooked in Autistic individuals and how to enhance awareness of PTSD and support effective intervention.
This workshop will be made available FREE and LIVE ONLINE in partnership with AIDE Canada. The Sinneave Family Foundation is part of AIDE CANADA’S PRAIRIE HUB: connecting Canadians to credible, reliable, evidenceinformed autism resources in their region. This is a national initiative led by the Pacific Autism Family Network, funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada.
Dr. Katelyn Lowe is a Registered Psychologist and Chief Strategy Officer at The Sinneave Family Foundation. In her private practice (mindbrio.ca), Dr. Lowe specializes in autism diagnosis in women and the treatment of mental health issues. Katelyn is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Calgary and a volunteer Board Member for Special Olympics Calgary.
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