Recent and upcoming news about books, conferences, our contributing authors, and more.
AANE Webinar: The Lost Generation of Older Autistic Adults
February 7, 2023, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm ET, $25
Join older autistic adults Wilma Wake, Dr. Eric Endlich, and Rob Lagos as they discuss their book, personal experiences, and research of individuals who were diagnosed with ASD later in life.
Find out more about the webinar here.
How can society be more inclusive of the neurodivergent community? If you would like to learn more about how to promote acceptance and respect for autistic individuals, read "10 Ways Society Can Be More Inclusive of People With Autism" by Janessa Dominguez, PhD.
Upcoming Online Conference
Reframing Autism 2023 Conference on Innovations in Autism Education: Neuroinclusive, Neuroaffirming Schooling
Thursday, February 23 & Friday, 24, 2023
Learn more about the conference here.
If you're looking for a new podcast, why not check out "The Autistic Culture Podcast"?
Hosted by Dr. Angela Lauria and Matt Lowry, each episode looks into how autistics have contributed to society and culture—and that autism is actually its own culture. Check it out here.
Let's reset how we think about neurodiversity.
Read "A Strength-Based Approach to Neurodiversity" by Joyce Vromen, PhD to learn how to shift from a deficits-based model to a strength-based model when we look at equality and inclusion.
Check out Autismology: An Autism Dictionary
Tosha Rollins, a parent of two neurodivergent kids, wrote the book she wished she had as a young mother. This resource if perfect for families, educators, medical professionals—anyone who wants to better understand autism. Get more info here.
Looking for a way to socialize virtually with other autistic adults?
Check out this Peer-Led Autism Group.
They are currently meeting virtually every 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month from 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm (ET). Find out more about this FREE social group here.