This institute is now FULL and registration has been closed. Please contact Extended Learning Student Services at 760-750-4020 to be added to the wait list. Thank you.

CSUSM School of Education and USD Autism Institute are happy to announce our collaboration for the 2012 Summer Autism Institute Special FREE Event.

 “2012 Summer Autism Institute: Real supports for real lives”

June 15th and 16th

at California State University San Marcos, Markstein Room 125

This special free event features national and local professionals and self-advocates presenting thoughtful innovative approaches for truly personalized supports. The Keynote presentation from Dr. Anne Donnellan, Professor and Director of the University of San Diego Autism Institute will focus on real supports for real lives, looking at new understandings of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Additional sessions will focus on making technology communicative, intentional teaming, and person centered thinking. The event will conclude with a powerful self-advocate panel led by Dr. Richard Villa.

Friday, June 15th

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Keynote Presentation, “Real Supports for Real Lives: New Understandings of Autism Spectrum Disorder” Dr. Anne M. Donnellan

Saturday, June 16th

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.: “Making your Technology Communicative” Darlene Hanson, MA, CCC

10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.: Break

10:45 a.m. -12:15 p.m.: “Intentional Teaming and Person Centered Thinking for Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder” Beth Gallagher, Director, Life Works and Kirk Hinkleman, Associate Director, Life Works

12:15 p.m.  – 1:30 p.m.: Lunch on your own

1:30 p.m. – 3:00: “Real Supports for Real Lives: Whose life is it anyway?” Self-Advocate Panel led by Dr. Rich Villa featuring Stephen Hinkle, Jeremy Sicile-Kira, and Steven Kapp


Course No: ET1106152012
Units: 0.0
Begin Date: June 15, 2012
End Date: June 16, 2012
Begin Time: Fri - 4:00pm & Sat - 9:00am
End Time: Fri - 6:00pm & Sat - 3:00pm
Meeting Days: Friday/Saturday
Location: MARK 125
Instructor: Keynote: Dr. Anne Donnellan
**Please see course description above for how to register and pay for this course.