October 13th-14th, 2018

San Diego, CA

Why Staying in the Field of Autism Matters

There is the heart-swelling feeling of being part of a child’s development; watching them move through life. There is the comfort in our future in knowing that our world reaches our future generation. There is the earnest feeling of knowing that our work matters. There is nothing more important than connecting with a child.

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Maverick Crawford III

October 13th-14th, 2018 San Diego, CA My name is Maverick Crawford III and I am an African American man with a story that is full of disappointment and abandonment. I grew up in a violent neighborhood where crime, poverty, drugs and bad influences ran rampant...

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Changing & Shaping Dialogue About Autism: Why it Matters!

Using arbitrary and limiting labels of high functioning and low functioning, with the intent to help one get a “better picture of the person with autism”, is not only insulting, but dehumanizing. Pathologizing reinforces a deficits view of autism. These labels serve no one. No human is all one thing. We each have good days and bad. We all have struggles and strengths.

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5 Ways Love & Autism Has Changed Me

Autistic rights are a human rights. Autistic rights are not just a charity cause to make those in the neuro-majority feel good for ‘helping out some kids’. All of us, together, need to care about the rights of autistic people.

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Be-You-tiful

Set an intention in your heart to discover what it means to be you. Find a therapist that can help you on your authenticity journey. Stay tuned for our annual gathering, Love & Autism, where this year’s theme is all about authenticity—Be-You-tiful. It’s going to be beautiful.

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Why this price point?
Our conference offers an honorarium and travel accommodations for all main stage speakers! All Love & Autism performers are also compensated for their time. We also value our Love & Autism volunteers, sponsors, and members. Without our community support, we would not be able to host an event like this. With 80%of our speaker identifying as on the spectrum, this is our commitment to fair wages for people with disabilities.

© 2014-2018 Love & Autism. All rights reserved. 619-600-0683. Terms of Use

Website: Alford Creative

Why this price point?
Our conference offers an honorarium and travel accommodations for all main stage speakers! All Love & Autism performers are also compensated for their time. We also value our Love & Autism volunteers, sponsors, and members. Without our community support, we would not be able to host an event like this. With 80%of our speaker identifying as on the spectrum, this is our commitment to fair wages for people with disabilities.

Register Here

Sponsored BY:

© 2014-2018 Love & Autism. All rights reserved. 619-600-0683. Terms of Use.

Website: Alford Creative

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