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Friday, September 20, 2013

Temple Grandin at Autism/Asperger's Conference, Portland, Fri 9/27

From Des Flynn:

Future Horizons’ upcoming Autism/Asperger's Conference in Portland on Friday, September 27 at the Abromson Center, featuring three expert speakers, including Dr. Temple Grandin, the noted scientist who has autism and the author of The Autistic Brain 
Dr. Grandin will be giving a brand new presentation about the DSM-5’s impact on the autism world and the implication of removing Asperger’s, which will change diagnosis and treatment options forever!  
Other speakers are Jennifer Mcllwee Myers, an accomplished writer who has Asperger's Syndrome and the author of How to Teach Life Skills to Kids with Autism or Asperger's and Dr. Jim Ball, a highly experienced, Board Certified Behavior Analyst and president/CEO of JB Autism Consulting, who discusses behavioral intervention for young learners, and is the author of Early Intervention & Autism. 
Throughout the conference there will be an extensive resources/book table available, as well as excellent networking opportunities with other local parents/caregivers, therapists, counselors, special ed teachers, psychologists, etc., within the various ASD/SPD related communities.  
Future Horizons is offering a 10 percent discount off of their regular conference prices for registrations booked online, by phone, fax, or mail.  Use coupon code TGCONF when registering to receive the discount.  (This special discount can't be combined with any other discounts or offers.)  
For more information about the conference, CEUs, to register, etc., please visit Future Horizons’ website or call them at 800-489-0727.

Please spread the word! And thanks to Des Flynn for sharing this info with Ability Maine!

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