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Living with Autism Workshop 2013 featuring Dr. Temple Grandin – VIDEO

Join Metro Parent and Henry Ford Health System on Friday, April 26, 2013 for a day dedicated to unlocking the puzzle of autism, featuring keynote speaker Dr. Temple Grandin

Get all the details on the 2014 Living with Autism Workshop at the Troy Marriott.

 

Date: Friday, April 26, 2013

8 a.m.-4 p.m. (registration and continental breakfast at 7:30 a.m.)

Marriott Hotel
200 W. Big Beaver Road, Troy

See a Video of the Event:

Get Educated

Participants chose from an array of expert-led break-out sessions that covered the latest trends and techniques related to autism – successful therapies, health and educational services, life balance, transitioning to adulthood and more.

Get Inspired

Dr. Temple Grandin, the world-renowned autism advocate and best-selling author, spoke about how she succeeded in life not despite her autism diagnosis but because of it. Attendees heard her insights on the issues facing the autistic community today. The day clinched with a special performance featuring local young people with autism, as part of the 4th Wall Theatre Company.

Get Connected

Participants received information and advice from those working/coping/thriving with autism. There was an opportunity to talk to session leaders, doctors, therapists and service providers – as well as other parents and professionals – during the provided continental breakfast and lunch.

General Admission: $110
Professional Admission with SB-CEU credits*: $130
Groups (10+): $100/person general, $120/person professional

Continental breakfast and lunch were provided with admission.

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