Dis­abil­ity event to fo­cus on autism

The Times-Tribune - - LOCAL / NATION - — ROBERT TOMKAVAGE

The 19th an­nual U.S. Con­fer­ence on dis­abil­ity at the Univer­sity of Scran­ton will be held vir­tu­ally Oct. 6.

Dr. Tem­ple Grandin, an an­i­mal be­hav­ior­ist and autism spokesman who was di­ag­nosed with autism at the age of 2, will serve as the key­note speaker.

Chris Banks, chief ex­ec­u­tive of­fi­cer and pres­i­dent of the Autism So­ci­ety of Amer­ica, and Jose Ve­lasco, vice pres­i­dent of Prod­uct Man­age­ment at SAP and SAP Autism at Work pro­gram, will also de­liver key­note ad­dresses.

The con­fer­ence is free and open to the public, but reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired and ca­pac­ity is limited.

For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Re­becca Spir­ito Dal­gin, PH.D., at re­becca.dal gin@scran­ton.edu or Lori Bruch, ED.D., at lori.bruch@ scran­ton.edu.

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