This Wasn't the Plan: Living and Learning Autism
A focus on the mental health of those who love and live disabilities
Thursday, November 7, 2019
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Tangier Event & Entertainment Center
532 W Market Street, Akron, Ohio 44303
Join Us for A Dinner & Talk with Dr. Robert Naseef!
Children with autism and other disabilities are simultaneously endearing, lovable, worrisome, and challenging. Psychologist, author, and parent Robert Naseef, Ph.D., will use his personal and professional experiences to explore the emotional and developmental challenges we all face with ourselves and our children.
Dr. Naseef will present information and tools for developing and maintaining an emotionally healthy family. Topics will include:
In addition, Dr. Naseef holds dear to his heart a place for fathers, focusing on the men on the journey who often find themselves challenged with not being able to “fix” the challenges of autism.
ABOUT DR. ROBERT NASEEF
Robert Naseef, Ph.D. has a distinct voice as a psychologist and father of an adult son with autism. He has spoken around the country and trained professionals internationally in treating autism and other developmental disorders and supporting families. He has a special interest in the psychology of men and fatherhood.
Dr. Naseef’s 2013 book, Autism in the Family: Caring and Coping Together (Brookes Publishing) integrates advances in research and treatment with clinical experience to help families navigate the emotional landscape and the practical roadmap through the lifespan.
In 2008, Robert Naseef was honored by Variety, the Children’s Charity for his outstanding contributions to the autism community. He is the social media chair of the Philadelphia Psychology Network. On World Autism Awareness Day, April 2, 2017, Dr. Naseef gave a TEDx talk entitled “How autism teaches us about being human” which you can see on YouTube. Dr. Naseef was recently appointed to the Panel of Professional Advisors of the Autism Society of America. Visit him on the web at www.DrRobertNaseef.com.
SCHEDULE FOR THE EVENING
5:00 pm VIP Cocktail Hour with Dr. Naseef
5:30 pm Doors Open for General Admission with Cash Bar
6:00 pm Welcome and Dinner Served
6:30 pm Dr. Naseef Speaks
8:30 pm Conclusion
Enjoy a simultaneous date night and opportunity to learn, grow and nurture your relationship and family life.
DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION IS FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1.
This event made possible in part by a grant from the Hillier Foundation
|Event Start Date||11-07-2019 6:00 pm|
|Event End Date||11-07-2019 8:30 pm|
|Location||Tangier Event & Entertainment Center|