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APFM Training: "Family Mediation and Autism Spectrum Disorder" (Online)

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As a service to our members and the general public, the Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation is sharing the following announcement. MCFM is not responsible for the content of this announcement and is not a sponsor of the program or programs described in this announcement.

*** Training Announcement from APFM ***


APRIL WEBINAR: Family Mediation and Autism Spectrum Disorder -- April 19, 2023

Join us on Wednesday, April 19, 2023, for our April webinar, Family Mediation and Autism Spectrum Disorder. The presentation will be moderated by Judge Lawrence R. Jones (Ret.) and other panelists to be announced.

About the Webinar
Details are forthcoming.

Topics discussed in related prior APFM webinars include:

  • Disputes over diagnosis:  Does the child have autism?
  • Disagreements over plan of intervention and  education (I.E.P’s)
  • Issues of parenting time schedules vs. therapy schedules and parental education
  • Child support issues, special needs trusts and other economic arrangements
  • Medicaid, Social Security, and other considerations
  • Children over 18: Issues of support, guardianship and long-range considerations
  • Related issues of alimony and asset/debt division
  • Moving a child with special needs: Potential impact of 2021 case law (Y.B. v Howell School District)
  • Special considerations with teenagers with ASD
  • Effects of anxiety and stress in the decision-making process


Date: Wednesday, April 19, 2023
Time: 12 noon – 1:30 p.m. Eastern (9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Pacific)
Cost: Free for APFM members, $50 for Non-Members
Registration & More Information:


April 19, 2023 from 12:00 PM to  1:30 PM