August 1-2, 2013
8:30am—4:00pm on the main campus at MSUB (in the Library)
Studies indicate that 1 in every 50 children born in the United States will be diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Early Bird Conference Fee: $125 After July 1, the fee will be $150
(Conference Fee includes breakfast and lunch both days)
Day 1: VIP Speaker, Dr. Peter Gerhardt
Bridges to Adulthood: Preparing Individuals with Autism for Adult Lives of
Competence, Dignity, and Community Inclusion
Day 2: Breakout sessions for parents, educators, and other professionals
This includes the Parent Panel, which is one of the most useful sessions, hearing from local parents with children who have just been diagnosed with ASD as well as those who have been living with their diagnoses for many years. Their stories will inspire, educate and bring us closer as a group as we continue to act to improve the lives of individuals with autism.