Only Canadian ASD Event to Focus on Adolescence and Adulthood
BURLINGTON, ON, Feb. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - Hamilton, Ontario - April 7 & 8, 2014 at the Hamilton Convention Centre
Two Powerful Keynote Speakers
From 'Enigma to Empowerment'
|1.||Dr. Stephen Scherer, a leading genetics scientist speaking about recent advances in genetics research and their implications in the field of autism|
ASD Women - Underserved, Overlooked, Misdiagnosed
|2.||Rudy Simone, accomplished author, singer/songwriter and standup comic who has first-hand experience as a woman with ASD.|
Your Chance to Listen, Learn, and Interact
Network with presenters, ASD advocates, parents, researchers, educators, and service providers. Full 2-day registrants can choose from 5 of 15 concurrent sessions with topics ranging from transitioning to adulthood through to lifestyle and behavioral tips and tools. For full program details, visit http://woodview.ca/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/Program-20141.pdf.
Explore Support Needs and Eligibility Criteria for Developmental Services
Engage in Day Two's thought provoking panel discussion moderated by Margaret Spoelstra, Executive Director of Autism Ontario and featuring Dr. Kevin Stoddart, Director of The Redpath Centre, Tom Jackman, member of the National Advisory Committee for Adults on the Spectrum, and Dr. Marc Woodbury Smith, a physician in ASD service at Hamilton Health Sciences.
Research Posters, Resources, and More
- Interactive poster displays and many resources at the display booths
- Visit the art display dedicated to the memory of the talented Pam Button
See Special Conference Pricing Details
Stay at Sheraton Hamilton Hotel
Special room rate is available on a first-come, first-served basis until March 7, 2014. Delegates can make their own reservations by calling 1-877-627-8161 or by visiting https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/StagesOfAutism.
To learn more about Woodview's Vision, Mission and Values, visit: http://woodview.ca/?page_id=8
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SOURCE: WOODVIEW MENTAL HEALTH & AUTISM SERVICES
For further information:
CINDY I'ANSON, MSW, RSW
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR WOODVIEW MENTAL HEALTH & AUTISM SERVICES
Telephone: 905-689-4727, EXT. 114