In My Own Words. My Life with Asperger’s Syndrome
Presented by: Roseanne and Dawn Hendricks
Chatroom: 4:30 - 5:00pm Eastern
Roseanne will present her own personal experiences as an adult woman with Asperger’s Syndrome. This webcast will provide an interview with Roseanne giving her the opportunity to talk candidly about her diagnosis, her strengths and personal challenges. In her own words, Roseanne will outline issues and concerns surrounding obtaining and maintaining employment as a person who struggles with the social world. Additionally, she will discuss supports and services she has found beneficial throughout her lifetime.
Roseanne is a graduate from Virginia Commonwealth University. She is a linguist who specializes in Spanish and French. Her career interests lie in teaching individuals foreign language. Roseanne was diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome as an adult. She is a self-advocate and is passionate about teaching the general population about Asperger’s Syndrome and her personal experiences.