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Autism Society of GLB/SGV 2013 Winter Conference: Adulthood on the Spectrum - Long Beach, CA - 1/12/2013

8:00 AM
4:15 PM

 

Autism Society's 2013 Winter Conference: Adulthood on the Spectrum: Preparing for it - Living it

January 12-13, 2013

8:00 AM to 4:15 PM

 

The Grand Event Center

4101 East Willow Street

Long Beach, CA 90815

 

For more information visit: http://www.greaterlongbeach-asa.org/?event=autism-society-of-glbsgv-2013-winter-conference-adulthood-on-the-spectrum-preparing-for-it-living-it.

 

Schedule:

(Day 1) Saturday, January 12, 2013

8:00 A.M. – 9:00 A.M. Registration, Continental Breakfast, Book Sales, Welcome and Opening Remarks

9:00 A.M. – 10:30 A.M. The Transition to Adulthood: A Mother Son Journey. Jeremy Sicile-Kira, Student, author; Chantal Sicile-Kira, author, founder AutismCollege.com.

10:45 A.M. – 12:15 P.M. The Art of the Conversation: Step by Step Strategies for Connection Brian R. King LCSW, author.

12:15 P.M. – 1:00 P.M. Lunch (included in registration cost) Book sales

1:00 P.M. – 2:30 P.M. Aspergers in the Workplace Michael John Carley, Executive Director, GRASP, ASTEP, author, person with Asperger’s syndrome.

2:45 P.M. – 4:15 P.M. Thinking Outside the Big Box Store: Creative Options for Employment. Becky Tschirgi, M.A., Founder of Innovative Consulting Solutions and the President of SoCal APSE.

 

(Day 2) Sunday, January 13, 2013

8:00 A.M. – 9:00 A.M. Registration, Continental Breakfast, Book Sales

9:00 A.M. – 10:30 A.M. The Neurodiversity Movement: How Self-Advocacy Can Help Secure Your Rights and Dreams Steven Kapp, Autistic Self-Advocacy Network, Ph.D. student, UCLA Graduate School of Education & Information Studies.

10:45 A.M. – 12:15 P.M. 30 Years of Marriage Living Day to Day with autism. Chris Rials-Seitz, mime, and Johnny Seitz, author, mime and person with Autism.

12:15 P.M. – 1:00 P.M. Lunch (included in registration cost) Book sales

1:00 P.M. – 2:30 P.M. Sensuality is More Than Sex.. Mary Meinel-Newport and Jerry Newport, B.A., authors with Asperger’s Syndrome.

2:45 P.M. – 4:15 P.M. Living with Autism in the Adult World. Ken Brewer, Jordan Kamnitzer, Heidi Lissaur, Roman Castro, and Sue Rubin, adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder

 

 

 

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