Supporting Neurodivergent Grieving People

Every grief is unique and effective grief support will look different based on the needs of the individual. This is especially true when it comes to supporting individuals with neurodivergent conditions like Autism and Down Syndrome, among others. In this webinar, experts will offer strategies to help these grievers get the support they deserve.


Lindsey Whissel Fenton, Senior Producer/Director at WPSU


  • Ajai Blue-Saunders, Widow/Mother of a Bereaved Neurodivergent Daughter, Featured in Speaking Grief
  • Jill A. Harrington, DSW, LCSW, Grief Therapist, Educator, and Creator/Lead Editor of Superhero Grief: The Transformative Power of Loss
  • Jennifer Wiles, LMHC, BC-DMT, Director of the HEARTplay Program at Good Shepherd Community Care

This presentation is intended for informational purposes only, and is not intended to be a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical or mental health condition. Please consult your physician or other qualified health care provider immediately if you are experiencing any suicidal thoughts. If you are in crisis, help is available through texting FUTURE to 741741 for free, 24/7 support in the U.S and/or calling the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at: 1-800-273-8255. More information is available here: