HANd Conference

HANd Conference: My Autism Journey

 FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2019      9am - 3:15pm

Conference Title: "My Autism Journey: Various Perspectives"

Location: Alliance Bible Fellowship: 1035 North Carolina Hwy 105 Bypass, Boone

Overview: Second annual day-long autism and neurodiversity conference for professionals, family members, people with autism or other disabilities, as well as ASU faculty, staff and students. The conference keynote address, entitled “My Autism Journey: Various Perspectives,” is designed to celebrate adults and children with autism by recognizing their authentic contributions to our communities.  Breakout sessions during the conference will provide education and skill development in a variety of areas including technology supports, anxiety and autism, and tools for conquering daily transitions and change.

Fees (includes lunch):   $20 for professionals (Certificate of Attendance upon request); $10 for students, families and community members

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Keynote Speaker:

Ray Hemachandra

Breakout Session Speakers:

Emily Lakey

Deb Prykanowski

Katie Lee

Rebekah Cummings

Sherry Street Tobin

Kurt Michael

Jana Duke

Susan Hedges

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Please note that organizations or families may register more than one person at the same time through this link and must use a credit card to finalize the registration. If you are registering multiple people and need to pay by a fund transfer, please email horinems@appstate.edu .