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Please Join Jennifer Mitchell as she presents on: "Stories of embracing diversity of play in children with ASD" 

AACUC Understanding Autism Conference 

Join us for the 2019 AACUC Understanding Autism Conference on April 5th. This event is a great opportunity for individuals on the autism spectrum, parents, students, health care professionals and the public to come together to connect and reach out and learn about ASD. Attendance is free; no experience or membership is required. We will be providing sessions about Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) from researchers and experts with diverse backgrounds and experiences, who work in our autism community.

  • 4:00pm Doors Open
  • 4:20 – 4:30pm Opening Remarks by Hangsel Sanguino
  • 4:30 – 5:15pm Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorder and Behaviour Modification by Kimberly Ward and Laura Douglas
  • 5:15 – 5:45pm Role of Speech-Language Pathology in Early Intervention for Children with ASD by Ali Zrymiak and Natalie Wiles
  • 5:45 – 6:15pm Dinner Break
  • 6:15 – 6:45pm “A Sibling’s Perspective on Autism” by Nazifa Rahman
  • 6:45 – 7:30pm Stories of embracing diversity of play in children with ASD by Jennifer Mitchell


  • Dr. Kimberley Ward – Executive Director, Society for Treatment of Autism
  • Laura Douglas – Residential Team Leader, Society for Treatment of Autism
  • Nazifa Rahman – Student, University of Calgary
  • Dr. Jennifer Mitchell – Project Coordinator, University of Calgary; Co-Director and Registered Psychologist,  Kindred Kids
  • Ali Zrymiak – Speech Language Pathologist, Society for Treatment of Autism
  • Natalie Wiles – Speech Language Pathologist Assistant, Society for Treatment of Autism

​DATE: April 5th, 2019

Location: University of Calgary

Room: ENA 101 (Engineering Block A, room 101)

Time 4:30 PM

Contact us at (587) 969-2817 or autismawarenessucalgary@gmail.com

Autism Calgary is hosting Lucille Rayner, a practitioner in Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy.          October 26, 2017                                                                                                                                                           7pm - 9pm         

3639 26th Street NE Calgary

For more Information : http://www.autismcalgary.com/biomedical/

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