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Free Workshop: Dealing with Teasing, Sarcasm, and Bullying as an Autistic Young Adult

Join Melanie Kaplan, LCSW of In Step, on June 13, 2015 from 3 to 5 pm in Oakton at the office of The Autism Society of Northern Virginia for a free community event to learn about how to deal with teasing, sarcasm, and bullying as an adult on the autism spectrum. This meeting is hosted by TAP, The Autism Partnership, an adult life skills program that is planned, organized, and run by autistic self-advocates. The Oakton office is located at: 10467 White Granite Dr., Oakton, VA 22124. Learn more.

In Step, located in Sterling and Fairfax, offers individual and group therapy for school-age children, teens, and adults, and couples. Areas of focus for children include: ADHD, Asperger’s/HFA, Depression, Anxiety, Resiliency/Self-Esteem, and Bullying. They often host valuable workshops, as well as provide sage and timely advice through blogs. Cathi Cohen, In Step’s Director has also written many books, a valuable resource for parents, including: I’ve Had It!, Raise Your Child’s Social IQ, Stepping Stones to Building Friendships, and Outnumbered, Not Outsmarted. Learn more about In Step here and connect with them on Facebook and Twitter. Be sure to sign-up for their newsletter as well.  In Step has 2 locations:

8500 Executive Park Ave. Ste. 204, Fairfax, VA 22031, (703) 876-8480
6 Pidgeon Hill Drive, Suite 200 Sterling, VA 20165, (703) 433-5771


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