Autism Spectrum Disorder in Adults

Thu May 09

Arts 134 - University of Saskatchewan Campus

Join us for a free public presentation and panel discussion that will discuss challenges and opportunities for adults with Autism, Asperger's Syndrome, and Pervasive Developmental Disorder

autism spectrum disorder

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Assessment, Diagnois, Treatment

10:00am - 12:00pmArts 134

Keynote Speaker, Dr. Rupal Bonli

Dr. Rupal Bonli works part-time as both a Pediatric and Adult Health Psychologist at RUH in Saskatoon. Over the past two decades, Dr. Bonli has been very committed to improving the quality of life for individuals on the autism spectrum. She served on the multidisciplinary diagnostic team for Autism Spectrum Disorders at the Kinsmen Children’s Center for close to a decade, was the Autism Consultant for the Ministry of Education for many years and conducted her doctoral research on the neuropsychological characteristics of young children with Autism. Dr. Bonli has presented on Autism Spectrum Disorders at numerous provincial, national and international conferences. More recently, she was employed by the Ministry of Health to provide training on Autism Spectrum Disorders throughout the province and was employed as the Clinical Supervisor for the new provincial Autism Intervention Program in the Saskatoon Health Region.

In addition to her clinical responsibilities, Dr. Bonli is the Training Director of the Psychology Residency Program in the Saskatoon Health Region, a Clinical Assistant Professor in the College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan as well as a Professional Affiliate, Department of Psychology at University of Saskatchewan. Dr, Bonli serves on the Saskatoon Health Region Healthy Workplace Leadership Team and is currently the President Elect of the Canadian Council of Professional Programs in Psychology.


Community Resources and Academic Supports

1:30pm - 3:30pmArts 134

Jen Chlan, Lecturer, Anatomy and Cell Biology
University of Saskatchewan

Jane Corcoran, DSS Advisor/Accommodations Specialist
University of Saskatchewan

Garnett Francis,Director of Intervention Programs
Autism Services

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