2013 Conference – A Different Way of Knowing

Please note: Due to unexpected scheduling changes involving our previous keynote speaker, we have arranged an ALL NEW KEYNOTE SPEAKER, renowned Autism Spectrum behaviour management expert Jed Baker.


A Different Way of Knowing

October 8 & 9, 2013

Asperger Manitoba will host a 2-day conference at Canad Inns Regent Park Casino in Winnipeg, MB


Registration: Please watch here for registration information as they come available.  Costs will be $225 ($275 non-members) for two days, $175 ($225 non-members) for one day.


Featured speakers will be:

Jed Baker, Ph.D. is the director of the Social Skills Training Project, serving individuals with autism and social communication problems. He also directs social skills training for Millburn Public Schools in New Jersey and is on the professional advisory board of Autism Today, ASPEN, ANSWER, YAI, the Kelberman Center and several other autism organizations.  In addition, he writes, lectures, and provides training internationally on the topic of social skills training and managing challenging behaviors. He is an award winning author of many Social Skills Training books. His work has also been featured on ABC World News, Nightline, the CBS Early Show, and the Discovery Health Channel.  To learn more, visit



Rudy Simone is the author of four best-selling and influential books about Asperger Syndrome (AS) and Autism Spectrum conditions. Aspergirls: Empowering Females with Asperger Syndrome; Asperger’s on the Job: Must-have Advice; 22 Things a Woman Must Know If She Loves a Man With Asperger Syndrome and 22 Things a Woman with Aspergers Wants her Partner to Know. She will be presenting on all of these topics on October 9th.

Her website,,is one of the top resources in the world and contains the first “Table of Female AS Traits” created by Ms. Simone and now widely used by doctors. Ms. Simone has been interviewed by several major publications including the New York Times, and has presented at major conferences all over the world. She is also a screenwriter, video producer, recording engineer, comic and singer/songwriter with an album called Gothic Blues to be released in 2013, which features an all-aspie/autie cast in the video for Take Me Back Home and which will be debuted at the reception October 8th.


For a printable poster, please click here.

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