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MegaFest

MegaFest takes place Thursday, Aug. 29 through Saturday, Aug. 31 at American Airlines Center, Omni Dallas Hotel and the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center. It is a family-friendly festival bringing together the BEST of T.D. Jakes Ministries events including Woman Thou Art Loosed, Manpower, MegaKidz and the Mega-Youth Experience.

Autism Speaks will be hosting a booth at the healthcare pavilion from Thursday, Aug. 29 through Saturday, Aug. 31. At the pavilion, volunteer clinicians from UT Southwestern Medical School, the University of North Texas and Autism Treatment Center of Dallas will be providing short consultations with families who have concerns about their child’s early behaviors. During these “Ask a Clinician” sessions, families can sign up for an appointment to spend 10 minutes with an expert to discuss specific problems and receive guidance on the next steps. Local clinicians will also be providing information on how to access diagnostic and intervention services in the Dallas Area. The booth is going to be family friendly with space for children to play and families to relax. Finally, members of the Autism Speaks science team will be available to present information on the nationwide Early Access to Care Initiative, with tips and recommendations to all families on strategies for promoting healthy child development.

In addition, on Saturday, Aug. 31 at 8PM CT, Steve Harvey will host the MegaFest 2013: TD Jakes Presents Woman Of Purpose concert benefiting Autism Speaks.  Musical performance by Jennifer Hudson, Holly Robinson Peete, Babyface, Brandy, Mary Mary, Tamar Braxton, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Ray Chew, Kim Burrell and Joe. Steve Harvey will host the event. Get your tickets for this year’s event at TicketMaster.

Start Date: 
Thursday, August 29, 2013
End Date: 
Saturday, August 31, 2013 (All day)

Location
Name: American Airlines Center
Street: 2500 Victory Ave
Additional:
City: Dallas
Province: TX
State/Province Name: Texas
Postal Code: 75219
Country: us
Country United States

Event Contact Name: 
Shawna Horn
Event Contact Email: 
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