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ELS FOR AUTISM: Free Webinar

“Don’t miss this LIVE webinar! Thursday, April 11, 2019 | 1pm – 2pm (EST) Talk to Me: The Benefits of Augmentative & Alternative Communication (AAC) for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder The presentation will provide an overview of Augmentative & Alternative Communication (AAC). Information shared will cover research on the benefits of AAC, decision making…

Autism Awareness Month Special Event: A Woman’s Voice: Understanding Autistic Needs

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:…

Person-Centered Approaches in Schools and Transition

PCAST Flyer can be found here The New Jersey Department of Education’s Office of Special Education, in partnership with the Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities, is sponsoring training on Person-Centered Approaches in Schools and Transition (PCAST). The PCAST Project has a focus on improving the transition from school to adult life for students with disabilities. All person-centered…

Extraordinary People Behind the Scenes

Behind The Scenes: An Interview with the Director, Writer, and Producer of Extraordinary People “Mother and son team Laura Hart McKinny and John McKinny, of Stone’s Throw Films, sat down to answer some questions about the making of Extraordinary People. Laura and John co-directed, wrote, and produced the documentary. Among many things, Laura is a professor of…

Next IACC Full Committee Meeting

IACC Full Committee meeting will take place on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), 6001 Executive Boulevard, Neuroscience Center (NSC), Conference Rooms C and D, Rockville, MD 20850. Onsite registration will begin at 8:00 a.m.  The meeting will also be available by live…

Akhil Autism Foundation Walkathon NJ

Akhil Autism Foundation’s Fundraiser will be held on Saturday, May 11th 2019 in Johnson Park , Piscataway NJ 08854 Akhil Autism Foundation (AAF) is a NJ-based non-profit organization whose dedicated mission is to Educate, Treat, Support, and Research Autism worldwide. Since 2008, AAF has provided critical resources to 1000 children, over 500 hours of online education, and over $50,000 in donations towards autism research, professional training, and parent education.…

Perspectives on Autism in Adulthood: GSAPP 45th Anniversary Event Series

GSAPP’s Applied and Academic Autism Services presents a conference focusing on adults with autism spectrum disorder. Keynote Address: 3 A’s of Autism: Awareness to Acceptance to Appreciation as a Pathway to Fulfilling and Productive Lives Stephen M. Shore, Ed.D. Clinical Assistant Professor Ruth S. Ammon School of Education Adelphi University Date &Time: Wednesday, April 10, 2019 8:00…