Women on the Spectrum: From Research to Real Life

This annual event is intended to help participants keep pace with the latest in evidence-based treatment, public policy, and research on neurodevelopmental disabilities and the implications for best practices in prevention, assessment, and treatment. ​Due to the current restrictions for large gatherings within our community, we have decided to offer a virtual event this year. ​We are excited to offer this inter-disciplinary event, bringing together researchers and self-advocates to share valuable information and personal experience. We welcome all health care professionals, educators, therapists, self-advocates and families/caregivers to this free virtual event.

August 7, 2020, 9:00-12:45p.m.
Space is limited, Register now.

Topics Include:

Camouflaging in Autistic Women
Christine Wu Nordahl, Ph.D.
, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and UC Davis MIND Institute at UC Davis Health

Autism and ADHD in Girls and Women: One or the Other, or Both?
Meghan Miller, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and UC Davis MIND Institute at UC Davis Health

Life on the Spectrum: Women Sharing their Unique Experiences: Panel discussion and moderated Q & A

Panelists:

  • Kristen Godfrey, autistic advocate, LEND Alumni, Developmental Psychology Graduate student, parent to two autistic boys
  • Lisa Malins, bioinformatician, UC Davis Biotechnology Class of 2020, autistic neurodiversity advocate
  • Erica Mineo, autistic advocate, musician, and undergraduate pre-veterinary student (Biological Sciences)
  • Chloe Rankin, B.A., University of California, Davis, Motivational Speaker on Autism, Graduate Student, Overcomer of Disability Stigma

Moderators:

  • Jacquelyn Fede, Ph.D., Assistant Research Professor, University of Rhode Island, Department of Psychology and Co-founder/Co-director at Autism Level UP!
  • Nicole Sparapani, PhD, CCC-SLP, Assistant Professor, School of Education at UC Davis and UC Davis MIND Institute at UC Davis Health