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

United Nations Headquarters United Nations Headquarters, New York, NY

  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).
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Improvisation Workshop for Professionals

Dept of Occupational Therapy @ NYU Steinhardt 82 Washington Square E, new york, NY

This four hour workshop will cover the the basics of improvisation, how to gear improv techniques to provide an alternative vehicle for learning fundamental skill sets, why improv works for those on the spectrum, the importance of creating muscle memory and the practice flexible thinking. Additonally, as it is geared toward professionals, we will also
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Autism New Jersey Transition Conference

Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel 515 US-1, Iselin, NJ

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
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It’s Not “Just Autism”: Understanding Co-Occurring Psychiatric Disorders in Children with ASD

The Center for Global Studies and Human Development 100 Nicolls Road , Stony Brook, NY

A one-day conference hosted by Stony Brook University’s psychology and psychiatry departments in partnership with the Developmental Disabilities Institute. This event intends to discuss the prevalence, assessment, and treatment of co-occurring psychiatric disorders in children with autism, particularly those with limited language and severe/challenging behaviors.   Registration for this event is FREE.

AASET (Autistic Adults and other Stakeholders Engage Together)

Join us for the AASET conference on July 11, 2017 (the day before Autism Society of America ) in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to set priorities for a future research agenda in health and healthcare for adults with autism. (Registration is free for Individuals with Autism and Family Members) Autistic adults have multiple, chronic, and potentially preventable
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49th Annual Autism Society National Conference

Hilton Milwaukee City Center 509 W. WISCONSIN AVENUE, Milwaukee, WI

The Autism Society’s vision since our founding in 1965 is to increase the quality of life of everyone living with autism. Our 49th Annual Conference is the best way for individuals, families, educators, care givers, service providers and all concerned with ensuring basic human rights to gain insights and learn concrete strategies that allow people
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Poker & Purses Fundraiser

Bella Verde 600 Long Island Ave, Brentwood, NY

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
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