A Spectrum of Solutions for Stress and Anxiety

Featuring Dr. Lorna Hecker and Dr. Rachel Bédard

Parenting a child or teen on the autism spectrum with high levels of stress and anxiety is, well, stressful. Your child may experience meltdowns, be fearful of leaving the house, panic about changes to routine, worry about making friends, and so much more.

At Autism Parenting Summit, we understand your family’s struggles. We hear your concerns and we have a special, exclusive solution to help you…

A Spectrum of Solutions for Stress and Anxiety is a strengths-based and practical webinar that will identify triggers for stress and anxiety, the many ways that stress and anxiety can present, and offer ideas to help manage stress and anxiety in yourself as a parent, and with your child. 

Join us as we navigate toward the less stressful and calmer parts of parenting once more.

on this webinar

You'll learn about...

Stress and Anxiety

Why Do We Experience This?

Triggers For Stress/Anxiety

With a focus on:

  • External Events
  • Internal Talk

What Do Stress and Anxiety Look Like?

With a focus on:

  • Children
  • Teens
  • Adults

We will never eliminate stress and anxiety, but we can manage how we respond to it

Including Tips For:

  • Young Children
  • Teens/Young Adults
  • Parents

Resources For Families

Recommended websites and books to help you on your journey

Questions And Answers

*The live webinar is FREE to attend but spaces are limited—so make sure you secure yours today!

About Your Speakers

Dr. Lorna Hecker, PhD, LMFT

Professor Emerita

Dr. Lorna Hecker, PhD, LMFT is in private practice in Fort Collins, Colorado, USA. She is a Professor Emerita of Purdue University where she was faculty in the Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) program for 25 years, and Director of the University’s Couple and Family Therapy Center. She is also the owner of the Center for Neurodiverse Wellness, which focuses on clients on the autism spectrum and other neurodiversities. She is an AAMFT Approved Supervisor and Clinical Fellow. She is the co-Editor (with Dr. Rachel Bédard) of A Spectrum of Solutions for Clients with Autism (Taylor Francis, 2020), and the forthcoming book Different Planets: Understanding your Neurodiverse Relationship, among other therapy related books.

Dr. Rachel Bédard, PhD


Dr. Rachel Bédard, PhD is also in private practice in Fort Collins, Colorado, USA. As a Psychologist, she enjoys collaborative projects with her colleagues, including three books, and the creation of The Social Learning Project. Her office might be the loudest, with lots of laughter and creative "experiments" designed to help folks reach their goals. Finally, she almost said “NO” to this presentation due to ... wait for it ... anxiety. But she said “YES” as one of those personal experiments. She can't ask her clients to try new things if she won't also try new things.

Places on the free live webinar are limited!

Reserve your space now and join us for the live webinar that will give you Solutions for Stress and Anxiety.