Autism’s Own Conference Marks World Autism Awareness Day

On April 2 join your local autism community at Autism’s Own Conference, along with UVic’s Centre for Autism Research, Technology, and Education (CARTE) for a unique and intimate evening of autism cultural sharing. All performances are by persons diagnosed with autism. There will be opening remarks by a First Nations elder, VP of Academic Planning Dr. Katherine Mateer, Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences Dr. Peter Keller and Director of UVic’s Autism Centre Dr. James Tanaka. Autism’s Own Conference will be held from 7:00–9:30 p.m., April 2 in the Hickman Building, Room 105. Admission is free and open to everyone. Info:

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People: Katherine Mateer, Peter Keller, James Tanaka

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