Supporting People with Autism: Finding Opportunity In Change
8:30 AMRegistration and Breakfast (provided)
10:00 AMKeynote: Fred R Volkmar, MD, Irving B. Harris Professor of Child Psychiatry, Psychiatry, Pediatrics, and Psychology at Yale University, Child Study Center and Editor, Journal of Autism and Developmental DisordersThe Changing Face of Autism: A Developmental Perspective
12:00 PMLunch (provided)Conor Tague, Actionplay Chorus MemberSolo Musical Performance
1:00 PMJudith Ursitti, Director, State Government Affairs, Autism SpeaksAdvocacy: Your Voice Matters
1:45 PM - 3:00 PM Afternoon Workshops
A. New York Autism Insurance Law: What You Need to Know Judith Ursitti, Director, State Government Affairs, Autism Speaks
B. Navigating the Disability Service System for People with Autism - Caroline Dunn, LMSW, Coordinator, YAI LINK; Emily Gerner, LMSW, Supervisor, YAI LINK
Free for people on the autism spectrum and their families
$150 for professionals
Questions? Call YAI LINK at 212.273.6182.
Supported in part by the NYC Council's Autism Initiative
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