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Marilyn Henn

Transition to Meaningful Adult Roles: You Can't Put a Square Peg in a Round Hole
Marilyn Henn

Date: 5/15/2007, 2:00pm Eastern

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Marilyn Henn, National Speaker on Transition Marilyn is the mother of a daughter with severe autism who is nonverbal and exhibits severe behaviors such as kicking, biting, screaming, pica, and self-injurious behaviors. Despite these obstacles, her daughter has held a fulltime job in the community with supports and full benefits for over 12 years. She has her own car and lives in her own "Family Consortium." This presentation covers the journey and the outcome that Marilyn and her daughter have made told over thirty years in words and video.