Growing Up with a Sibling on the Autism Spectrum

  • 06 Feb 2019
  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Silver Spring Civic Building

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  • For current xMinds Members

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

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

Join xMinds for a special evening with Walter and Cornelia Suskind, whose family was featured in the book and documentary Life Animated: A Story of Sidekicks, Heroes, and Autism. Cornelia will share the life lessons she has learned through parenting a child with ASD and one without. Walter will also share his story of growing up with a brother on the autism spectrum including how his relationship with his brother Owen has evolved into adulthood. Finally, Walter will present an overview of the SibStrong sibling support group program he is piloting in Prince William County, Virginia.

Speakers:
Cornelia and Walter Suskind

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