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Talk: "Autism 2013" - Peter Bell (Fairfield)

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Tuesday, March 26, 2013, 07:00pm
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Giant Steps presents a very relevant and timely talk

"Autism 2013" - Peter Bell
7-9 PM Tuesday , March 26, 2013
Fairfield Theatre Company
70 Sanford Street
Fairfield, CT 06824

Peter will provide an update and answer questions on research, treatment, transition, adult and advocacy issues and what the sequester means for people with ASD from his uniquely broad vantage point.

Peter Bell is the father of a teenage son with autism.

Peter is also:
- a member of the Federal Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities, which advises the President and Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) on issues that impact people with intellectual disabilities and their quality of life,http://www.acf.hhs.gov/node/10063
- Autism Speaks' Executive Vice President of Programs and Services,http://www.autismspeaks.org/about-us/leadership
- co-founder and president of Advancing Futures for Adults with Autism (AFAA), http://www.afaa-us.org/site/c.llIYIkNZJuE/b.5063941/k.E26E/Overview.htm
- chair of the Community Advisory Committee of the International Society for Autism Research (INSAR) http://www.autism-insar.org/about/committee-directory

Admission is free
- thanks to sponsorship from Newman's Own and Tankship International. To reserve a seat please go to the Fairfield Theatre Company website:http://boxoffice.fairfieldtheatre.org/single/EventDetail.aspx?p=2251

For questions please contact
Giant Steps at 203 254 3491
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Kathy Roberts, Executive Director
AIND / Giant Steps School
203 254 3491

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