Catholic Charities 8th Annual Autism Conference was held on Friday, September 16, 2016 at Orchard Ridge UCC in Madison.
The 2016 conference entitled, "Promoting What Matters: Improving Quality of Life for Individuals on the Autism Spectrum", and focused on making community connections and finding meaningful employment. We were excited to welcome Megan Farley, PhD, as our Conference Presenter.
Megan Farley, PhD, is a licensed psychologist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Waisman Center and in private practice in the community. At the Waisman Center, she provides clinical diagnostic and therapy services for children, teens, and young adults on the autism spectrum and their family members. Her private practice work focuses on adults on the autism spectrum.
Dr. Farley's research interests are related to outcomes for people with autism in adulthood across functional, health, and social areas. She is interested in understanding the natural development of autism spectrum conditions and understanding effective ways to support people achieve their goals; especially in the areas of employment, social relationships, and quality of life.