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Parent Video Blogs from the National Conference

Kameena Ballard-Dawkins, parent of daughter with ASD and ATN/AIR- Family Advisory Committee from the Autism Speaks ATN center at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, speaks about her role as a parent partner.

Janet Seide is the parent of 17 year old with ASD and represents the ATN/AIR-P Family Advisory Committee from the Autism Speaks ATN at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Janet discusses her experiences at the National conference in Columbus, Ohio.

Deona Foust, parent of son with ASD, traveled all the way to Columbus, Ohio from Albuquerque, NM to attend the 2013 Autism Speaks National Conference. Deona discusses her "take aways" from Dr. Stephen Shore's presentation.

In this video post from the Autism Speaks National Conference, we speak with Hazel Morrison, mother of a child on the spectrum and special education teacher. While at the conference, Hazel discovered the importance of coordinating care for your child and fostering their individuality.

Complete coverage of this year’s conference – including video blogs by presenters and parents – can be found here.

The Autism Speaks blog features opinions from people throughout the autism community. Each blog represents the point of view of the author and does not necessarily reflect Autism Speaks' beliefs or point of view.