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PBS’ This Emotional Life and Autism Speaks Present: “Growing Up With Autism”

TUNE IN - “Growing Up with Autism” webinar
Tuesday, April 27, 1-2 p.m. EDT

Join a panel of scientists, parents, and individuals with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to learn what it is like “Growing Up with Autism.” Dr. Geraldine Dawson, Ph.D, the Chief Science Officer at Autism Speaks and Research Professor at UNC Chapel Hill will lead a discussion with  Connie Kasari, Ph.D. (UCLA), Holly Robinson Peete, and John Elder Robison, to address the challenges that face individuals with an ASD and their families as they are initially diagnosed, navigate peer interactions and age out of services as they enter adulthood.

The panelists will also focus on the different needs and abilities individuals with an ASD have in the hope of generating acceptance and support in the community.  This poignant webinar will combine professional experts with personal experience to offer unique insights and perspectives that will be valuable to all who are touched by this increasingly common spectrum of neurodevelopmental disorders.

To register for the free webinar, please visit https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/563407008.

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If you miss the webinar, we will have information soon about how you can view it. Please stay tuned!

  1. Philip Mamo
    April 26, 2010 at 3:45 pm

    I am Maltese and have two authistic children. Is it possible to take part?

  2. Ky Davila
    April 26, 2010 at 5:10 pm

    Hello! Is this going to be available to watch at a later time? I have an appointment, but I’m very interested. Thanks

  3. Jennifer Brook W.
    April 26, 2010 at 6:38 pm

    Yes I too am interested to know if we can tune in at another time or hear a previously recorded version somehow later?? Thank you, I soooo want to attend/tune in but I would be late to it.

  4. Kelle
    April 27, 2010 at 2:20 pm

    I hope to hear how we can view it at a later time. I will be at work but would have loved to watch this. I love Holly and enjoy watching her on Celebrity Apprentice. We were just recently diagnosed with our son and the paperwork to get assistance for therapy, insurance issues and exclusions, the school… it’s very overwhelming.
    Thanks

  5. May 1, 2010 at 12:44 pm

    We missed the presentation and want to see it. Recording available?

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