Creating bridges between people with Asperger's and neurotypical people: a model for collaboration

Emmanuelle Rossini

University of Applied Sciences and Arts South Switzerland DEASS Manno

Ms Rossini is an occupational therapist and lecturer-researcher at the DEASS SUPSI in Lugano, Switzerland. She has also a private practice. She received her MA from the University of Laval, Canada in early autism intervention. Her approaches and researches are centered on the family and community, focusing on the promotion of well-being and social inclusion.

Abstract

Outside specialist contexts, most people are not sure what Asperger’s syndrome (AS) actually is. Secondary school is often a delicate period for AS children because they pass from a more protected environment to an... [ view full abstract ]

Authors

Emmanuelle Rossini (University of Applied Sciences and Arts South Switzerland DEASS Manno), Christian Fischer (ARES Autismo Risorse E Sviluppo)

Topic Area

Topics: Practice

Session

V14B » Oral Posters: History, culture, self-advocacy, empowerment II (10:20 - Sunday, 18th September, Moorfoot Room)

Presentation Files

Edimburgo_Rossini.ppt