COVID-19 & The Autism Community; U.S. Rep. Donald Payne Jr.

Steve Adubato is joined by Nicole Swenarton, Executive Producer, Think Tank with Steve Adubato, to discuss this episode of Think Tank.

With the onset of COVID-19, there were numerous challenges facing a variety of communities. One particular community that was impacted was those living with autism and their family members. Steve Adubato is joined by a panel of leaders who discuss the unique challenges children and adults with autism face during the pandemic, the reasons why people with autism are more likely to get COVID, and the reasons why remote learning is challenging for children with autism.

Panelists include:

Michele Adubato, CEO, The North Ward Center, and Founder, The Center for Autism

Suzanne Buchanan, Psy.D., BCBA-D, Executive Director, Autism New Jersey

Nadine Wright-Arbubakrr, Founder & President, Nassan’s Place

Steve Adubato is joined by Rep. Donald M. Payne Jr. (D) – NJ, 10th Congressional District, to discuss the life and legacy of the late Congressman Donald Payne, Sr. and his impact on New Jersey and the nation.