A Different Way of Thinking – Autism Advocacy Magic Show

30-minute virtual magic show followed by a post-show Q&A. About this Event In his 30 minute virtual magic show, magician/autistic self-advocate Cody Clark combines magic, comedy, and storytelling to share what living with autism is like. Starting with his initial diagnosis and ending with his college graduation, Cody places his magic routines inside common life…

The 30th Annual Autism Conference Managing a Changing World

Join Autism Connections and agency and education professionals, families, individuals with autism, and exhibitors at the 30th Annual Autism Conference on April 29, 2021 on virtual platform SOCIO. The conference will begin at 8:00 a.m. with the Exhibitor Showcase. Presentations begin at 9:00 a.m. and the conference concludes at 4:00 p.m. Educator, writer, and global…

Biennial Autism Conference

VT Autism Clinic & Center for Autism Research Biennial Autism Conference: Autism in the COVID-19 Era Coming to you virtually in April… Hosted by the Washington Group Special Care Planning Team, the VT Psychology Department in the College of Science, and VTAC/CAR. Keynote speaker: Dr. Micah Mazurek, Associate Professor in the Department of Human Services at…

Peer Experiences and Behavioral Challenges

Learn about the connection between peer experiences and behavioral challenges some individuals with autism may experience during adolescence. Free certificates of participation are available upon successful completion of a brief knowledge quiz after the webinar. The quiz will be added to this page once the event has concluded.   Somer Bishop, PhD, is an Associate Professor…

Bike for Autism

PLACE VIRTUAL – your preference Roanoke, VA US 24019 DESCRIPTION Join us for our Inaugural BIKE FOR AUTISM Virtual Cycle Challenge. There are 4 different challenges (3 mile Fun Ride, 10 mile,20 mile, and KOM/QOM) , something for everyone!  Stationary bikes can even be used for the first 3 challenges (not KOM/QOM).   Fun for an individual or for the…

Calling All Kinds

Dr. Temple Grandin, a world-renowned autism spokesperson, scientist, and inventor, has served as an inspiration and role model to hundreds of thousands of families and persons with autism. In this unique presentation, Temple eloquently and candidly describes the challenges she has faced and offers glimpses into her own childhood, with ideas on how others dealing…

Understanding Animal Behavior & Autism

Come spend an afternoon with Dr. Temple Grandin, professor of animal science at Colorado State University, consultant to the livestock industry on animal behavior, and autism spokesperson. She is one of the first individuals on the autism spectrum to publicly share insights from her personal experience of autism and its relation to animals. Dr. Grandin…