Conference Schedule

8:15- 9:00 Arrival, Check-in, and Registration 

9:00 -9:15 Welcome & Introduction 

9:15-10:15 Keynote Speaker - Ray Hemachandra Neurodiversity and Autism: Embracing Values of Acceptance, Inclusion, Ambition, and Love in Family, Schools, and Community 

10:15-10:45 Autistic Voices A video and vocal presentation from people with ASD explaining what it is like to have autism 

10:45-11:00 Break (Move to desired session location by 10:55) 

11:00-12:00 Breakout Session 1 

12:00-1:00 Lunch/Networking (Move to desired session location by 12:55) 

1:00-2:00 Breakout Session 2 

2:00-2:15 Break 

2:15-3:00 What works? Real World Strategies Ray Hemachandra will facilitate a panel of parents, professionals, and adults with autism to give their best advice on what strategies have worked for them throughout their years of experience 

3:00-3:15 Wrap Up and Final Thoughts