Keynote: Autism Society of North Carolina 2012 Conference
Friday, March 30, 2012
8629 JM Keynes Drive
Charlotte, NC, USA 28262
From the Autism Society of North Carolina (www.autismsociety-nc.org):
Mark your calendars for the 2012 Annual Conference, "Strengthening Social Communication and Building Relationships," March 30-31 in Charlotte. The conference will be held at the Hilton University Place in Charlotte.
This year, the largest autism gathering in North Carolina will focus on social communication and relationships- with perspectives from professionals, family members, and individuals on the spectrum.
Featured speakers for the 2012 event include:
Michelle Garcia Winner, MA, CCC-SLP, will present her nationally acclaimed Social Thinking workshop,"Thinking About YOU Thinking About ME."
Dwayne Ballen, father, sportscaster, and author of the blog, Journey with Julian will discuss a father's perspective on autism.
David Hamrick and Lindsey Nebeker, adults with autism who were featured on Good Morning America, will share their story, "Living and Loving with Autism."
Kathleen Dolbee - mother, teacher, and advocate, will present "Creative Ways to Teach Social Thinking and Social Skills for Home and School."
Individuals and families affected by autism, and professionals in the autism field, will also have the opportunity to network, connect with local support groups, meet with a variety of businesses that support the autism community, and earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs)*.
* The Greensboro Area Health Education Center will be awarding CEUs .