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March 2017

UN: World Autism Awareness Day “Toward Autonomy and Self-Determination” (observance)

March 31, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
United Nations Headquarters, United Nations Headquarters
New York, NY 10017 United States
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  The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) recognizes the right of persons with disabilities to independence of person and to individual autonomy (article 3). Moreover, the CRPD highlights the right of persons with disabilities to "legal capacity on an equal basis with others and in all aspects of life" (article 12). Legal capacity is instrumental to the recognition of a person as a human being of full personhood, with the right to take decisions and enter…

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May 2017

Autism New Jersey Transition Conference

May 1, 2017
Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel, 515 US-1
Iselin, NJ 08830 United States
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Back by popular demand, Autism New Jersey is proud to once again offer a conference tailored specifically to the concerns of families with children from 10 to 25 years of age. This specialized event provides caregivers and professionals with up-to-date information pertaining to this critical time in the life of an individual with autism. Careful planning to navigate the changes from school to the adult service system is necessary, and thousands rely on Autism New Jersey’s assistance to do so.…

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October 2017

Poker & Purses Fundraiser

October 20, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm EDT
Bella Verde, 600 Long Island Ave
Brentwood, NY 11717 United States
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Join us for an exciting night! TEXAS HOLD'EM TOURNAMENT WITH GREAT PRIZES INCLUDING TRIPS, BASKET AUCTION, SHOPPING GALORE, MINI MASSAGES, PSYCHIC READINGS, FOOD & FUN! Price of ticket is $50 if you purchase up until 9/15. $55 after 9/15. Includes dinner and dessert. Cash bar available. Buy in for poker tournament is $50. TO PURCHASE TICKETS VISIT WWW.SASINY.ORG OR GO DIRECTLY TO: https://squareup.com/store/sasi Have a night of fun and excitement and help raise money for families affected by autism across Long Island.

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AHA Fall 2017 Conference – Education and Lifelong Learning for Students on the Autism Spectrum

October 28, 2017 @ 8:15 am - 4:30 pm EDT
Ruth S. Harley University Center, One South Ave
Garden City, NY 11530 United States
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The purpose of this conference and the collaboration between the Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism Association (AHA), the Ruth S. Ammon School of Education (SOE) and the Center for Health Innovation (CHI) is to address the educational, social and behavioral issues pertaining to people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Our internationally known speakers present current and effective strategies for individuals, families and the professionals who work alongside them, and important voices from the spectrum offer insights from their personal…

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November 2017

YAI – WESTCHESTER AUTISM CONFERENCE

November 17, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm EST

Building Success: Perspectives for Understanding People with Autism Participants will be eligible for up to 5 Social Work Continuing Education Credits upon completing these sessions.

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Ruderman Inclusion Summit

November 19, 2017 - November 20, 2017

The Ruderman Family Foundation believes that inclusion and understanding of all people is essential to a fair and flourishing community. Guided by our Jewish values, we support effective programs, innovative partnerships and a dynamic approach to philanthropy in our core areas of interest: advocating for and advancing the inclusion of people with disabilities throughout our society; strengthening the sense of commitment and responsibility towards the American Jewish community among Israeli leadership; and modeling the practice of strategic philanthropy worldwide. We…

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February 2018

Uproar The Intersection of Animal & The Law

February 9, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 2255 E Evans Ave
Denver, CO 80210 United States
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The Denver Law Review presents its Volume 95 Symposium, Uproar: The Intersection of Animals and the Law. The event will take place on February 9, 2018, at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. Uproar will explore the relationship between animal law and free speech. Topics discussed will include ag-gag legislation and litigation, issues arising under the religion clauses, administrative regulations, government transparency, the legal status of animals, social change lawyering, and wildlife law. Speakers include Vikram Amar, Martha…

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June 2018

Denver Comic Con

June 15, 2018 - June 17, 2018
Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th St
Denver, CO 80202 United States
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Denver Comic Con (DCC) is a 3-day, family-friendly pop culture fan extravaganza, featuring the best in pop culture entertainment. DCC is a program of the Colorado nonprofit Pop Culture Classroom, whose mission is to inspire a love of learning, to increase literacy, celebrate diversity and build community through pop culture education. The proceeds from this annual event benefit Pop Culture Classroom’s overall educational endeavors.

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