D128 Parent Series SPOTLIGHT SPEAKER: Transition to College for Students on the Autism Spectrum

Dr. Jane Thierfeld Brown

Dr. Jane Thierfeld Brown

Tuesday, March 12
6:30 - 8:00 PM
Vernon Hills High School Auditorium  

Jane Thierfeld Brown is Director of College Autism Spectrum and former Director of Student Services at the University of Connecticut School of Law. She has worked in Disability Services for 37 years. She holds an Ed.D from Columbia University, Teachers College. Dr. Brown consults with many families, students, school districts and institutions of higher education. Dr. Brown has appeared on Good Morning America, CBS News, and NPR. She has co- authored “ Student with Asperger’s: A Guide for College Professionals,” (2009) translated and published in Japan 2017, “The Parent’s Guide to College for Students on the Autism Spectrum,” (2012) and “Behavior Management and Self-Regulation,” (2012) along with many textbook chapters and articles.

This session will provide parents and students with autism spectrum diagnoses and related disabilities with information and strategies for successful transitioning to the college experience.  

This session is provided as a collaborative offering by Vernon Hills High School, Libertyville High School, Lake Forest High School, and Mundelein High School. 

For more information on this event please contact:
Libertyville High School-Stephanie Henrichs, Transition Coordinator-847-327-7166 
Vernon Hills High School- Liz Wietrzak, Transition Coordinator- 847-932-2078