Each year, Metro Parent and Henry Ford Health System host this annual autism conference, which gives parents and professionals the chance to connect with doctors, service providers and more. Thanks to those who attended the 2015 autism conference, which took place on April 24, 2015 at the Detroit Marriott Troy.
Check back here for details on the 2016 autism conference.
Some highlights from our 2015 autism conference:
World-renowned author and psycholinguistics expert
Bridging the Communication Gap
Communication is key to unlocking any mystery, but that’s particularly true with autism. World-renowned author and psycholinguistics expert Liane Holliday-Willey offers insights from her own experience as someone with Asperger’s and delivers take-away tips and strategies for better understanding between those on the spectrum and their peers, parents and professionals.
Autism advocate and founder of The Miracle Project
Making Miracles in the Classroom
Parents and teachers who struggle to get kids on the spectrum to take instruction and collaborate in the classroom can take heart. Elaine Hall, as seen in the film, Autism: The Musical, has found a way. She shares her experience and advice for getting kids with autism or Asperger’s to fully engage and excel.