Robin Lurie-Meyerkopf, Autism Spectrum Disorders Certificate Program graduate from the class of 2005, has recently been appointed as the Associate Director of the Asperger’s Association of New England, in Watertown, MA. As Assistant Director, Robin will focus on chapter development, conference planning, support group guidance, as well as helping with the day to day operations.
Robin returned to school at Antioch in the fall of 2007, where she applied the graduate credits she earned from the ASD Certificate program towards a Master’s. She is currently enrolled in Antioch’s Experienced Educator Program and is completing her Master of Education with a Certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Since finishing the ASD Certificate Program Robin has been working in consultation with schools and families, doing trainings and facilitating pragmatic language groups from her North Conway, NH private practice. She has been active in the Asperger’s Association of New England – New Hampshire Chapter as a volunteer for 3 years. Most recently she has been doing professional development trainings, phone consultations and referrals with families as the NH Information Specialist. She has also been the NH Chapter Assistant Director for the past year.
Robin recently posted an article on the Antioch’s Department of Education blog, Growing Teachers, entitled Families and Schools Working Together to Support Children with Asperger’s Syndrome.