Let’s Talk About It – our nonfiction and topical discussion group. Join us for thoughtful discussion and help us pick books/topics for the rest of the year Thursday, October 12 at 7 p.m.
Too much stuff!
Let’s Talk About It: Too Much Stuff!
Thursday, October 12 at 7 p.m.
We all have stuff (some of us more than others!). Let’s examine our relationship to our possessions. Local counselor Marie deHaas will join us. What does a healthy relationship with stuff look like?
There are people pushing the idea of minimalism — that our happiness isn’t intertwined with our possessions, so having fewer could make a person more happy. Meantime there are shows on TV about hoarding and books on our shelves about people so connected to their stuff it becomes an obsession.
About one in 68 children in the United States will be diagnosed with autism this year, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Of those, one in 42 are boys and one in 189 are girls.
What does the future hold for people with autism as they transition from their school years into young adulthood? Madison Local Schools psychologist Beth Pitorak will join us to discuss educating students with special needs including autism, training programs and how young people with autism transition from school to adulthood.