Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Webinar - Assisting individuals with ASD to live and work independently

Presenters: Brooke Stephens and Leigh Belcher Save the Date: April 11, 2013 Time: 2:00 p.m. CDT Registration link: (free of charge) About the Webcast: Triumph Services, Inc. is one of the three programs that VR Autism identified as effective in 2012. In this webcast, Brook Stephens and Leigh Belcher will describe their holistic model of providing employment services to people with ASD. These holistic services have led 64% of their clients finding competitive employment in jobs that fit their interests. Tune into this webcast to hear about Triumph Services replicable practices. About the Presenters: Brooke Stephens As the Executive Director of Triumph Services, Inc., Brooke Stephens brings a true passion for supporting individuals with disabilities to have the same opportunities as their peers. Brooke has been working in the field of developmental disabilities with a focus on Autism Spectrum Disorders for sixteen years. On August 1, 2007, Brooke and another colleague founded Triumph Services, Inc. with two main goals: to assist individuals in their efforts to live independently and to educate the public on the gifts and strengths of people who have developmental disabilities. Triumph has grown rapidly since its opening, currently supporting more than 200 individuals in developing and achieving their goals for independence. Leigh Belcher, MS, LPC Leigh Belcher is the Director of Clinical Services and a Licensed Therapist who has been involved in the mental health field for the last fifteen years. Through her educational and professional experience, Leigh brings a unique approach to therapy that has proven to be extremely successful for individuals who have developmental disabilities. It was through her experience at Children’s Behavioral Health Systems and Glenwood, Inc. that Leigh began her cognitive behavioral approach that she currently practices with adults who have developmental disabilities, specifically Autism Spectrum Disorders.

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