Please note that we are unable to accept walk-up registration or payments. All registration and payments must be received by October 4, 2013. If we have not received your registration AND payment by October 4, 2013 you WILL NOT be able to attend the conference.
Download a registration form here.
A Different Way of Knowing
October 8, 2013 Speaker Jed Baker
Dr. Jed Baker, an expert in social skills training will be presenting on two topic areas: “Programs to Reduce Bullying and Isolation in ASD Individuals” and “Key Components of Effective Social Skills Training” as well as leading panel discussion on the “Implications of Changes to the DSM and the Asperger Syndrome and ASD Diagnosis”.
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 http://www.jedbaker.com.
October 9, 2013 Speaker Rudy Simone
Rudy Simone will be presenting will be presenting a full day of talks on understanding the strengths and challenges of Aspergers, from childhood to old age, and everything in between, with some added focus on Relationships, Aspergirls, Employment and Creativity her two topics are: “Aspergers on the Job” and “Creativity on the Spectrum”.
Rudy Simone is the author of many books and articles including Aspergirls and Aspergers on the Job and is an experienced presenter and strong self advocate. She is also a
jazz singer and stand-up comedian in her home community of San Francisco. We are excited to have Rudy come to Winnipeg to share some of her experiences and expertise. To learn more about Rudy, visit her website: http://www.help4aspergers.com.
October 8, 2013 Artisan Evening
Joins us after the first Evening of the conference for our wine and cheese reception to celebrate local artisans on the autism spectrum as well as their allies. The evening will also be a great place to network within the ASD community.
The reception is included in your registration fees. If you would like to attend the reception without attending the conference the fee is $20.
If you are interested in being an artisan please complete this form and email it to us.
A block of guest rooms have been set aside at Club Regent Canad Inns (826 Regent Avenue West) for conference attendees on October 7 & 8, 2013. The rooms will be held until September 7, 2013.
To book the conference rate of $129 for the guest rooms please call: (204) 667-5560 and use the code: 232428 when booking your room.