Charlotte, NC, August 30, 2018 --(PR.com
)-- Join Future Horizons for "ASD & Bullying: Managing Anxiety and Depression from Childhood to Adulthood" with Dr. Tony Attwood and Anita Lesko.
Dr. Tony Attwood, A clinical psychologist from Brisbane, has over 30 years of experience with individuals with autism, Asperger’s syndrome, and Pervasive Development Disorder (PDD). In addition to the workshops he provides all around the world, Dr. Attwood is a prolific author of scientific papers and books. His works on Asperger’s syndrome and high-functioning autism are recognized as the best offerings in the field.
Joining Dr. Tony with a personal testimonial will be Anita Lesko. Anita will speak to the effects of bullying she faced in her childhood up to her present adult years. Anita was diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome at age fifty. Having been honored by the United Nations as a guest speaker for National Autism Day in 2017, Anita is an advocate for people with Asperger’s Syndrome. She started a support group for people of all ages with Asperger’s and their families and friends, which meets monthly. She is the Founder of the Flying High with Autism Foundation, as well as founder and CEO of Born With Asperger’s—an educational and helpful site not only for people with Asperger’s, but their families, employers, fellow employees, educators, neighbors, and anyone who might know someone with Asperger’s.