Autism Speaks, CDC and partners host COVID vaccine webinar for the autism community
January 27, 2021
On Wednesday, Jan. 27, at 4 p.m. ET, Autism Speaks will host the CDC’s Georgina Peacock, M.D., and the presidents of the Autism Society of America and Autism Science Foundation for a webinar about COVID vaccines and autism.
This panel discussion, moderated by Stuart Spielman, senior vice president of advocacy for Autism Speaks, will offer information about the impact of COVID on the autism community, why vaccines are important for protecting autistic people and where to find information about your state’s rollout plan.
Featured panelists are:
Dr. Georgina Peacock, MD, MPH, FAAP, Director, Division of Human Development and Disability, CDC
Arun Karpur, Director of Data Science, Autism Speaks
Christopher Banks, President and CEO, Autism Society of America
Alison Singer, President, Autism Science Foundation
The public is welcome to email questions to firstname.lastname@example.org in advance of the webinar, and live attendees can submit questions via chat. Any questions we receive that we do not have time address during the live event will be answered in follow-up communications after the webinar.