Gillian J. Furniss


Thistle In The Ocean Wind, silkscreen print


Art Education and Autism Workshops
Dr. Gillian Furniss conducts the 3-hour workshop 'Celebrating Young Artists with Autism' to pre-service and in-service art teachers and special education teachers to learn strategies for teaching young art students with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

Autism/Asperger Syndrome workshops for pre-service and in-service teachers: Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA (2010), North Plainfield school district, NJ (2010), Moravian College (News Release), Bethlehem, PA (2009), SUNY at New Paltz, NY (2007, 2008, 2009), Adelphi University, Garden City, NY (2006, 2007, 2008).

Autism/Asperger Syndrome workshops for parents: Sinergia, Inc. New York, NY (2009).