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Innovations in Autism: Speaker Series

May 5, 2022 - May 6, 2022

Innovations in autism, speaker series, keynote address

You’re invited to attend a Speaker Series of FIVE Keynote addresses, being live-streamed Thursday and Friday, May 5 & 6, 2022.

This informative and engaging series is part of an ongoing collaboration that aims to connect researchers from different disciplines and countries by sharing  their experiences and exploring future collaborations to innovate and improve the quality of life for individuals on the autism spectrum.

As we value the depth and breadth of knowledge gained through collaboration, Sinneave is pleased to be a sponsor of this event, along with Autism Asperger Friendship Society of Calgary, The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Mitacs, Mount Royal University and the Universities of Calgary, Manitoba and Windsor.

Thursday, May 5

9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Autistic Mental Health: Considerations of the Individual, Relationships and Context
Jonathan Weiss, York University, Department of Psychology

1:00 – 2:00 p.m. The Promises of Wearable Bio-Sensing Technology for Autistic Youth
Matthew Goodwin, Northeastern University, Computer & Information Sciences

3:45 – 4:45 p.m. Identity, Mental Health, and Autism
Courtney Olinger, Professional Psychologist, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Friday, May 6

9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Clinical Virtual Reality
Skip Rizzo, University of Southern California, Faculty of Psychiatry and School of Gerontology

1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Individualized Coaching to Promote Independence and Achievement Among Autistic Adults
Ashleigh Hillier, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Department of Psychology

Access to the Speaker Series Live Stream is through Autism Asperger Friendship Society’s Facebook page. Click the button below to be directed there.

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May 5, 2022
May 6, 2022
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