Erin Thomson & Sara Warner

Parenting Your Autistic Child: The Joys and Challenges

Learning objectives

  • Learn strategies for connecting with your autistic child
  • Identify ways to care for yourself as the caregiver
  • Identify resources to support you in your parenting role

About:

Erin Thomson, LCSW

I am a licensed clinical social worker working at the Waisman Center at the University of Wisconsin – Madison in the Autism & Developmental Disabilities clinic, Newborn Follow-up clinic, and the Autism Treatment Program.  I have worked with children and families with a wide variety of needs in a number of different settings for nearly 20 years.  I believe strongly that children of all abilities thrive when caregivers are supported and given the tools and resources they need.  

Sara Warner, PsyD

I am a licensed clinical psychologist working at the Waisman Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in their Autism and Developmental Disabilities clinic and their Autism Treatment Program. I have been working alongside families and children with autism for over 10 years. I have dedicated a portion of my research and clinical training to supporting parents of autistic children and am excited to be able to talk with you all about this very important topic. 

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