On December 3, in online format will be Hudson Valley Autism Conference.
Topics discussed at the conference: Impact of interception, Eighth sense on self-regulation and social communication through the lens of an autistic adult.
The main speakers will be:
Kelly Mahler, she received her PhD in Occupational Therapy from the University of Misericordia, Dallas, PA. She is an Adjunct Lecturer in the Department of Occupational Therapy at Elizabethtown College, Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania and is actively involved in several research projects in the areas of interoception, self-regulation, trauma and autism. Kelly is an international speaker and often speaks on topics related to the eight resources she has created, including The Interoception Curriculum: A Step-by-Step Framework for Developing Mindful Self-Regulation.
Chloe Rothschild is a young adult woman with autism who is very protective of herself. She has been educating others about autism from her perspective for the past 10 years and enjoys talking about a variety of topics related to autism, including but not limited to: Communication / AAC, Autism from her perspective / travel, interoception / sensing, and more. ... She received the 2020 David Joyce Self-Defender of the Year award from the American Autism Society and serves on the United States ARC Board of Directors and the OCALI Advisory Board. She works as an assistant teacher in an autism program called G.O.A.L.
Chloe Rothschild and Kelly Mahler have been friends for 7 years and have been performing together at international conferences for 5 years. It didn't take long for them to discover that they had many hobbies in common, including educating others about providing kinder and more effective support. In 2019, they co-authored a book with their friend Jarvas Alma called My Interoception Workbook: A Guide for Teens, Teens, and Adults.
Interregional Charitable Public Organization for Assistance to Persons with Disabilities "Sail of Hope" and ANO "International Alliance of BRICS Strategic Projects" will take part in the conference dedicated to the Day of Disabled Persons.