Schedule of Events for International Autism Summit

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Autistic Women Emerging

Our mission is to facilitate activities that will reduce the suicide rate of Autistic women.

Superpower Radio Shos

Having little success finding fun books for her son, Nehemiah (Neo to his friends and family), it was only natural for Mia Dawson to ask her friend and mentor, Brenda Major to consider writing stories that Neo would enjoy.

The O’Kelley Lab

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BeMe for International Autism Summit

Be Me

BeMe empowers Autistic individuals, their families, and care teams with the tools they need to thrive.

Genie Love Coaching

Genie uses her diverse experience to provide strategic advisement and neurodiversity consulting services to businesses and organizations

AutisticaPalooza

Welcome to Autistic Women Emerging (“AWE”), a 501(c)(3) public charity and event organizer for AutisticaPalooza and AutisticaPalooza Teen!

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April 19, 2024 – Day 1

10:15 AM EST – APril 19, 2024

“Bringing Autism To Center Stage with Love On The Spectrum Cast Member Devin Morrissey”

Devin Morrisey
USA

11:00 AM EST – APril 19, 2024

Light of Autism Kenya 2019/2020-YALI PWD CHAMPION, Nairobi Kenya Chapter Community influencer Enable Me Kenya

Sarah BosiBori
Kenya

12:20 PM EST – APril 19, 2024

Hope and Courage-Two Wonderful, But Difficult Friends

Presented by Florin Muller
Translator: Hanne Kloth
Germany

1:30 PM EST – APril 19, 2024

Looking at Autism Like a Fruit Salad

Paul Isaacs
United Kingdom

2:40 PM EST – APril 19, 2024

Ableism experiences of a tenured professor

Dr. Adam Hazlett
USA

3:20 PM EST – APril 19, 2024

Intersectional Autism and Suicide

Bridgette Hamstead
USA

4:00 PM EST – APril 19, 2024

The Power of Partnerships: Where do you sit?

Julia Pearce
USA

4:40 PM EST – APril 19, 2024

My Diagnosis at Age 61 and How it changed my Life

Leonard Cravens
USA

5:20 PM EST – APril 19, 2024

Hermits Have No Peer Pressure

Andrew Bennett
USA

6:00 PM EST – APril 19, 2024

Specialized health insurance and care for people with extra challenges

Jimmy Clare
USA

6:30 PM EST – APril 19, 2024

Becoming the Phoenix: building a thriving life after AuDHD burnout

Jennifer Alumbaugh
USA

7:00 PM EST – APril 19, 2024

Inclusion

Michelle Vinokurov
USA

7:30 PM EST – APril 19, 2024

Becoming an Autistic Entrepreneur: Marketing & Building Connections to Build Your Own Business

Ron Sandison
USA

April 20, 2024 – Day 2

10:00 AM EST – APril 20, 2024

Long Covid in Neurodivergent, Autism Community

Nicole Le Blanc
USA

10:40 AM EST – APril 20, 2024

Autism and Intersectionality

Dr. Anila Khan
Pakistan

11:20 AM EST – APril 20, 2024

TBA

Ugnė Mikalajūnaitė
Lithuania

12:00 PM EST – APril 20, 2024

Empowering Autism: The Crucial Role of Parents in Child Development

Dr. Alok Arora
India

1:20 PM EST – APril 20, 2024

RiPE iDEAS™ An Intentional Framework for learner centric collaboration

Lisa J Richer
USA

1:50 PM EST – APril 20, 2024

Driving & Traveling With Autism/Mike’s Mission

Mike DiMauro
USA

2:40 PM EST – APril 20, 2024

Knowledge Can Turn Fear Into Understanding

Sara Bradford aka SJ Childs
USA

3:20 PM EST – APril 20, 2024

A Canadian Autistic Playwright Using Theatre To Teach Other People About Autism

Matteo Esposito
Canada

4:00 PM EST – APril 20, 2024

Preventing Autistic Burnout by Creating Neuro-affirming Environments

Larissa Minner
USA

4:40 PM EST – APril 20, 2024

Planting SEEDS: Supporting Mental Health Outside of Therapy

Dr. Matt Zakreski
USA

5:20 PM EST – APril 20, 2024

Transition and employment…

Maria Jacobo
Dominican Republic

Daniel Durany USA
6:00 PM EST – APril 20, 2024

My Journey with Autism from Nonverbal to Raising a Family

Daniel Durany
USA

6:40 PM EST – APril 20, 2024

TBA

Christian Armstrong
USA

7:20 PM EST – APril 20, 2024

An Autistic Redemption

Sam Mitchell
USA