6th Annual Autism Asperger Conference

by Eric Pudalov, Community Events Coordinator

Although this was posted in our original blog, it bears repeating:

The Autism Society of America, Georgia Chapter, will be holding its 6th Annual Autism Asperger Conference on March 1-2, 2010. The focus will be on providing sufficient resources and education about autism and autism spectrum disorders.

The Conference includes keynote presentations by Dr. Vince Carbone, BCBA, and William Stillman, author of the Autism and the God Connection series.

For more information, visit The Autism Society of America: Greater Georgia Chapter.

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About gcsscommunity

My name is Eric Pudalov, and I work as Community Events Coordinator with Georgia Community Support and Solutions, whose mission is to provide creative, life-enriching solutions to people with developmental disabilities and their families. I became interested in this field, however, due to having a disability myself; namely, I had brain surgery in 1996 at age 14, to remove a benign tumor. Following this, I had many difficulties with short-term memory, loss of strength, confusion, and emotional control. Fortunately, at present, I've recovered much of what I'd lost. Despite some setbacks, I graduated high school with honors, and received an academic scholarship to Adelphi Univ., where I earned a BA in Communications. Since then, I've held a number of different jobs and internships, among them a TA position at Sylvan Learning Center, and work as a "Service Leader" with Hands on Atlanta. Since living in GA, I've also been involved with two programs (including GCSS) that serve people with disabilities. My experience has included sharing apartments with adults with autism and other disorders. Though my so-called "limitations" may differ from those of others in the program, these experiences have helped me to realize that people, overall, are capable of much more than we may at first perceive. Search Engine Submission - AddMe
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One Response to 6th Annual Autism Asperger Conference

  1. We were lucky enough to find an amazing school for him and he is thriving! He and so many other children like him are able to learn how to function despite the barriers of Autism because of centers like the one we found.

    I am passionate about the work our center is doing to help our kids and wanted to be able My name is Melissa Winter, and my oldest child is Autistic.
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    “The Puzzling Piece” reminds me that I am not alone, and that we all can make a difference! There are so many pieces to the puzzle of Autism. Our necklace represents just one piece, and how important all the pieces are. It’s not just art; it’s a statement!

    Best regards,
    Melissa Winter
    201-602-0547
    info@thepuzzlingpiece.com

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