When: Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Time: 5:00 – 6:30 pm PDT
Dr. Blye Frank, Dean, Faculty of Education, the University of British Columbia, hosts the fifth installment of FRANKLY SPEAKING on Wednesday, April 21st, 2021.
Professors Pat Mirenda, Anthony Bailey, Joe Lucyshyn, and Connor Kerns, will share their knowledge and experience of working to create conditions for people touched by autism to thrive across their life span. Our panelists will bring their diverse backgrounds from Education, Medicine, and Psychology to open up debate and conversation for people and families to advance our collective understanding of autism spectrum disorder.
After the presentation, event attendees will be encouraged to ask questions to receive real-time answers from these professionals.
Frankly Speaking provides alumni and friends of UBC’s Faculty of Education with the opportunity to hear from prominent speakers on featured topics relevant to the field of education.
Dr. Pat Mirenda
Professor Emerita | Department of Educational & Counselling Psychology, and Special Education
Dr. Anthony Bailey
Professor and Chair of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine
Dr. Joseph M. Lucyshyn
Associate Professor, Department of Educational & Counselling Psychology, and Special Education, Faculty of Education
Dr. Connor Kerns
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology
Director, Anxiety Stress and Autism Program
Featured recordings include one on Resurgence and Reconciliation in Indigenous Education, Mental Health Literacy, and Cannabis Kids and the Classroom!
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