The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Office of Autism Research Coordination (OARC)
A Woman’s Voice: Understanding Autistic Needs
Panel Presentation featuring four authors of the book Spectrum Women: Walking to the Beat of Autism; Barb Cook, Liane Holliday-Willey, Ed.D., Becca Lory Hector, CAS, BCCS, and Dena Gassner, L.M.S.W, Jennifer O’Toole, author of Autism in Heels: The Untold Story a Female Life on the Spectrum. Panelists will discuss their books and life from the perspective of a female on the spectrum.
TITLE: A Woman’s Voice: Understanding Autistic Needs
WHEN: Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Editor-in-Chief, Spectrum Women Magazine
Employment Services Manager, Thriving Now Pty Ltd
Author, Speaker, Consultant, Mentor, Advocate
Liane Holliday-Willey, Ed.D.
Developmental Delays Consultant, BRAINS, LLC
Author, Autism Consultant, Motivational Speaker
Becca Lory Hector, CAS, BCCS
NeuroDiversity & Inclusion Consultant, Evolving Skye, LLC
Author, Speaker, Consultant
Dena Gassner, L.M.S.W.
Ph.D. Candidate, Adelphi University
Adjunct Faculty, Adelphi University
Adjunct Faculty, Towson University
Jennifer Cook O’Toole
2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. ET
Panel Presentation and Discussion
For more information on the books see:
Spectrum Women: https://www.jkp.com/uk/spectrum-women-1.html
Autism in Heels: https://www.jenniferotooleauthor.com/autisminheels
Conference Call Access:
Access code: 1910071
Members of the public who participate using the conference call phone number will be in listen-only mode. If you experience technical problems with the webcast or conference call, please call 240-668-0302 or e-mail IACCPublicInquiries@mail.nih.gov.
- This event is free
- The lecture will also be videocast and can be viewed at http://videocast.nih.gov/