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Autism Awareness Day at the Capitol
April 10 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
All individuals with autism, their family members, friends of the community, and service providers are encouraged to attend Autism Awareness Day at the Oklahoma State Capitol!
This annual, statewide event will be held on April 10th from 8 am – 12 pm and will include a Resource Fair on the 4th Floor Rotunda.
Interested in being a part of the resource fair? Please call Ronda at the Oklahoma Autism Center by April 1st to reserve your table today!
(405) 842- 9995
Oklahoma Autism Center Foundation
Oklahoma Autism Network
The Oklahoma Family Network
Introduction and Welcome
Representative Collin Walke
House District 87
Senator Kim David
Senate District 18
Current legislative update
Bonnie McBride, Ph.D., BCBA-D, LBA
Director, Oklahoma Autism Center
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics-OUHSC
Principal, Putnam City Schools
Local Perspective: Public school partnerships are important to success.
Judith Ursitti, CPA
Director of State Government Affairs, Autism Speaks
National Perspective: Where is Oklahoma compared to other states? How is Oklahoma’s experience unique and how can we look to other states for guidance.
Autism Oklahoma Showcase Experience
Hear children, youth and young adults on the spectrum show off their talents and skills. A group of participants in Autism Oklahoma programs will be on stage to shine.
Rene’ Damam, PT, MS, BCBA, LBA
Director, Oklahoma Autism Network
Supporting families of individuals with ASD across the lifespan.
Peter Stanbro, MD, MPH
Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist, Stanbro Healthcare Group
Treatments and the latest medical community findings. Common Myths vs. Facts.
Crystal Hernandez, Psy.D., MBA
Director of Community Development, Behavioral Innovations
Attracting and retaining high-quality providers with improved legislation and access to services.
Central Family Support Partner, Oklahoma Family Network