Autism Acceptance Month Panel Discussion - Geneva Centre for Autism

Autism Acceptance Month Panel Discussion

Apr 20th 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Event Details

Autism Acceptance Month Panel Discussion

Geneva Centre for Autism invites you to join our free panel discussion on Neurodiversity & First Person Perspective.

Thursday, April 20th, 2023 
12:00pm-1:00pm ET

Join us virtually for our Autism Acceptance Month Panel Discussion on Thursday, April 20th, 2023, from 12:00pm-1:00pm ET. The event is held virtually on Hopin. Please click the button below to register for the event.

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"Don't just read a book to learn about autism. Learn by getting to know autistic people."

This is a quote from Dr. Kerry Magro, an autistic professional speaker who will be moderating an insightful panel of autistic adults on their journeys to educate educators, therapists & caregivers on neurodiversity from a first-person perspective breaking down current biases around autism.

Topics will include but not be limited to, disclosure, employment, and much more!"

Our Panelists

Olivia Hops is a 27-year-old who was diagnosed with ASD at 24. A former sports journalist for publications including Sports Illustrated and the NFL Network, today Olivia is an entrepreneur and Autism Self Advocate. She would like to help other girls and women struggling to understand themselves as she did.

Amanda Alonzo is a Latina with Autism who was diagnosed in her late 20's. She is the CEO/ Director of Blu Alliance Counseling Center and is also a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist.

Dr. Kerry Magro is an award winning national speaker and best-selling author. Kerry has become a role model in the disabled community. Non-verbal at 2.5 and diagnosed with autism at 4, Kerry has overcome countless obstacles to get to where he is today. In May of 2019, Kerry received his doctorate in Educational Technology Leadership. He currently is CEO and Founder of KFM Making a Difference, a non-profit corporation focused on disability advocacy and housing. Today Kerry travels the country sharing his story and telling our society to define their lives and their dreams in the best way they can.