This is an asynchronous webinar, a recording of a live event. 



Julie Burke, LPC explores the world of working with queer individuals who experience intellectual and developmental disabilities--particularly Autism Spectrum Disorders. Participants will gain a better understanding of working with people with differing abilities through this experiential training becoming better equipped to work with this population.



  1. At the conclusion, participants will gain insight on developmental and intellectual disabilities, particularly DSM criteria/impairments and comorbid disorders
  2. Understand social and emotional struggles queer individuals may experience and effective interventions to support them
  3. Be provided with counseling strategies to support family members of individuals with developmental disabilities


Speaker's Bio:

Julie Burke, LPC is a therapist based in Austin, Texas. Julie helps people explore authenticity, vulnerability, and connection. She has extensive experience in working with youth and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Starting as a tutor for an adolescent with autism in her Sophomore year in college sparked a passion that led Julie to work in-home with special needs adults and graduate school where she achieved her Master's Degree in mental health counseling and becoming a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Texas. 


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Queer Talks Part 3: Queering the Spectrum with Julie Burke, LPC

  • 1.5 Asynchronous CEUs provided upon completion of the webinar, quiz, and course evaluation. 


    If you are unsure about your states policy on accepting out-of-state CEUs please contact your licensing borard and/or visit their website for more information. 

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