Dr. McManmon, CIP’s founder, was a part of a distinguished panel of experts in Autism including Temple Grandin, CIP Advisory Board member, Stephen Shore (www.autismasperger.net), and Aaron Likens (www.aaronlikens.com), all who happen to be adults on the spectrum.
Topics ranged from religion to language and the overall energy was kept very positive, inspiring.
“Self Advocacy – Experiences, Perspectives, and Challenges”
Panelists: Temple Grandin, Ph.D., Aaron Likens, Michael McManmon, Ph.D., Stephen Shore, Ed.D.
The panelists presenting in this workshop each described his or her personal experiences with autism or Asperger’s syndrome in the areas of visual thinking, sensory problems, difficulties with communication, socialization, work environment, and many other challenges they face each day.
More information on USAAA: www.usautism.org