October 13th-14th, 2018

San Diego, CA

2018 Schedule

Saturday

8:00-9:00 Registration
9:00-9:15 Jenny Palmiotto: Welcome to Love & Autism
9:15-9:20 David Finch: What Would David Finch Do?
9:20-9:30 Autistic & Proud: A Musical Performance by Quincy Tafoya
9:30-10:30 Michael Ryan Andolsek: Loving Beauty
10:30-10:45 Morning Break
10:45-11:45 Melanie Yergeau: Autism & Empathy
11:45-12:00 Dreams of Love & Autism: Live Paint by Jeremy Sicile-Kira
12:00-12:30 Lunch
12:30-1:15 Lunch event: Discover & Decide Breakout session faire
1:15-2:15 Clay Marzo & Jill Clark - Surf Sessions & Life Lessons: Living Your Best Life
2:15-2:30 Sally Pla - An Unexpected Journey: On Novel-Writing, Autism, & Self-Love
2:30-3:45 Breakout Sessions: Choose Your Conference Track: Do, Learn, & Connect
3:45-4:45 The Courage to Be You: Living a Be-you-itful Life
4:45-5:00 David Finch & Noah Cummins - Closing with Musical Performance
3:45-4:45 Hannah La Frenz - Post-Conference Mixer & Open Mic at the Courtyard Marriott

Breakout Sessions

Do Learn Connect
Sally Pla: Self-Expression Is an Act of Self-Love! Amber Hasbun - Boundaries About Our Bodies: Teaching Safety Throughout the Lifespan Rupert Isaacson: Movement & Nature for Better Connection
Kasey Connors & Meghan Murphy - Getting Creative: Deepening Emotional Expression in Autistic Individuals Alex Plank: 100 Tips From 100 Dates
Melanie Yergeau: What Is Neuroqueer?

Are You Ready?

Sunday

8:00-9:00 Registration
9:00-9:15 Amber Hasbun: Welcome to Love & Autism
9:15-9:30 David Finch: Lie Better & Other Essential Skills
9:30-10:30 Alix Generous Lancaster & Roy Lancaster - A Love That Endures: Newlyweds With Autism
10:30-10:45 Morning Break
10:45-11:45 Morénike Giwa-Onaiwu: More Than Meets the Eye
11:45-12:00 For Shizzzle Our Friendship is 'Aight: Lessons Learned in a Decade of Friendship
12:00-1:15 Lunch
1:15-3:00 Breakout Session 1: Choose Your Conference Track...Do, Learn, Connect
3:00-3:15 Afternoon Break: Musical Performance With Gavin Martin
3:15-4:30 Daniel Wendler & Kyler Shumway - How to Be a Friend: Two Neurodiverse Buddies Share Their Story
4:30 The Family Guidance & Therapy Team

Breakout Sessions

Do Learn Connect
Julie O'Hara & Klara Placek - Strengthening the Couple Relationship: Deconstructing the Dance David La Frenz - Driving While Autistic: Being Your Best Self Behind the Wheel Lisa Burgess - Finding Your People: A Place for Conference Connections

Amber Hasbun: Practicing Self-love Now & at Home

Teri Colachis: Launching with Love & Dignity Jenny Palmiotto: Conversations About Love & Autism
Jenny Palmiotto - Resilient Parenting: Tools to Move Away From Blame, Shame & Anger Samantha Craft - Opportunity Makers: Discover Self-Empowerment Tools
Brian Bovino & Melissa Geiger - Compassionate Parenting: Gently Teaching Life's Lessons Through Positive Discipline Samantha Alexander & Meghan Murphy - Parenting a Position of Intuition & Heart: Why RDI Works
Alix Generous Lancaster: Learning to Love Myself, Quirks & All
Seth Schwartz - Demystifying Special Education Law: Advocating for Inclusion, Accommodations, & Modifications in Relation to the IEP
Morénike Giwa-Onaiwu - Racialized Autism: Discussions of Intersectionality & Autism

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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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