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Kerry Magro to Host LIVE Facebook Chat

August 8, 2011 6 comments

Kerry Magro will be here on Thursday, August 11 at 3pm EDT to host a LIVE Facebook Chat. Kerry, an adult who has autism, is a recent graduate of Seton Hall University and active member in our college program, Autism Speaks U. He started the club Student Disability Awareness on campus to help spread awareness and raise funds for those affected by autism. Please join us as Kerry shares with us what it is like to live with autism.

To join the chat, visit our Facebook Tab!

Autism Speaks Facebook Q & A Session

July 18, 2011 7 comments

We hope you join us and our guest Areva Martin, Esq for a live Q & A session on Autism Speaks Facebook page!

TOPIC: In The Community: How to Integrate Your Child

Date: Tuesday, July 26th
Time: 4 to 5 PM/ PST

Every family has concerns and questions about how to successfully include a family member with autism in their community. Martin, a parent of a child with autism, and an attorney will join us on July 26, 2011 to share her own experiences and answer questions about how to step up to community inclusion!

About Areva Martin
Areva Martin is a nationally recognized legal authority and expert on autism who has been featured on many radio and talk shows. She is the author of the Amazon Bestselling book, The Everyday Advocate: Standing Up for Your Child with Autism and Other Special Needs.

A Harvard-educated attorney, she has helped hundreds of families gain access to services and educational programs for their children with autism. She is co-founder and president of the nonprofit Special Needs Network. She lives in Los Angeles with her family, including a ten year old son who has autism.

HOW TO JOIN

At 7:00pm EST on July 26th, visit: Facebook page

If you’ve missed chat sessions you can view transcripts from previous Facebook chats:

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Family Services Inaugural Chat

Can’t make the chat: submit your questions to the Family Services Team or a transcript will be available shortly after the Q&A session is concluded.

You can always contact the Autism Response Team (ART) members are specially trained to connect families with information, resources and opportunities.

Call us at 888-AUTISM 2 (288-4762) or email us at familyservices@autismspeaks.org.

Rodney Peete, NFL Star and Autism Dad, to Host Next LIVE Facebook Chat

June 12, 2011 3 comments

Rodney Peete, former NFL Star and author of Not My Boy!: A Father, a Son, and One Family’s Journey with Autism, will be joining us on June 16 at 7pm EST to host a LIVE Facebook Chat! Rodney is the Co-Founder of the HollyRod Foundation, which is dedicated to providing compassionate care to those living with autism and Parkinson’s disease.


Check out our last Family Services hosted chat here!

First LIVE Facebook Chat a Success with Dr. Ricki

April 6, 2011 2 comments

 

On Tuesday April 5 Dr. Ricki Robinson, author of Autism Solutions: How To Create a Healthy And Meaningful Life For Your Child, hosted the inaugural Autism Speaks Facebook Chat. Dr. Ricki took an hour to answer questions from the community. There were 944 total participants and 345 questions! Time wouldn’t allow for Dr. Ricki to address each question, but she did however agree to make this a regular occurrence and we couldn’t be happier!

Ali Dyer and Dr. Ricki Robinson

To read the entire transcript, please visit here.
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