November 18th: 6:00 – 8:00 pm Central Time Presentation.
- Note, the full time will be spent for the presentation this month.
Presenter: Eric Ringgenberg, M.A. Autism Society of MN
Description: Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a complex neuro-developmental disorder. In this session we will talk about different ways that neurological differences associated with ASD can impact how someone thinks, behaves, and interacts, and strategies to promote success across environments. Specific considerations for music therapists will be discussed to understand how individuals with ASD can benefit from music therapy and build meaningful skills.
Presenter Bio: Eric Ringgenberg is the Education Program Director for the Autism Society of Minnesota (AuSM). He has a Bachelor of Science in Child Psychology from the University of Minnesota- Twin Cities and a Master of Arts in Special Education- Autism Spectrum Disorders from the University of St. Thomas. Additionally, Eric has extensive experience working with individuals on the autism spectrum in multiple settings and capacities, as well as coordinating implementation of evidence-based practices.
Autism Society of Minnesota typically charges for presentations of this type but has agreed to work on a donation basis. Please make a donation if you are able.
50% of the donations raised through this presentation will be donated to Autism Society of Minnesota.
50% of the donations raised through this presentation will be contributed to the Living Spirit Therapy Services Pay It Forward Campaign to support free or reduced cost music therapy sessions for low income, rural, and minoritized older adults in Minnesota living in private homes.
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