The Importance of Self Advocacy to Success

  • 10 Jan 2019
  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Silver Spring Civic Building

Registration

  • For current xMinds members

Registration is closed

Location: Silver Spring Civic Building, Fenton Room, 1 Veterans Plaza, Silver Spring, MD 20910

Parking: Free parking is available in the Town Square Garage on Ellsworth St.

Cost: Free for xMinds members; $15 for non-members

Join xMinds for an evening with Julia Bascom, the leading voice in the Autistic self-advocacy movement, which promotes the message “nothing about us without us.”  Ms. Bascom will underscore the importance of supporting neurodiversity at all levels, and the importance of self-advocacy for both individual success and moving society forward to be more inclusive of neurodivergent people. Ms. Bascom will also address how parents can help their children develop self-advocacy skills.

This event is suitable for parents, educators, professionals, and students who have questions about their diagnosis. Please submit your questions in advance when you register.

Speaker:
Julia Bascom, Executive Director, Autistic Self Advocacy Network

   
 This is a lecture style event.  Teens and young adults are
welcome at this event.

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