Metro Parent and Henry Ford Health System host this 8th annual autism conference for parents and educators on April 24, 2015 at the Detroit Marriott Troy. The conference, which is held from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m., gives parents and professionals the chance to connect with doctors, service providers and more.
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.
- Choose from an array of expert-led break-out sessions on education, therapy, behavior and more.
- Visit the Expert Lounge to talk to session leaders, doctors and service providers.
- Connect with other parents and professionals; share ideas and get support.
- General admission, $100 * Professional Admission with SCECH credits*, $120
- Groups (10+): $85/person general, $105/person professional
Continental breakfast and lunch provided with admission.
*if you or someone you know needs financial assistance, please contact us!
Early Bird Discount!
$85/person general, $105/person professional; before March 16
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