Autism Speaks is delighted to be partnering with Fundación Orange and Fundación Adapta to host the first international conference on innovative technologies for autism, on July 6–8, 2012. The conference, entitled “Technologies for Autism: Tools, Trends and Testimonials,” will take place in Valencia, Spain. Keynote speakers include pioneer child psychiatrist Michael Rutter, M.D.; child psychologist Ami Klin, Ph.D.; and Aberdeen University doctoral student James Cusack, who was diagnosed with Asperger syndrome age 12. For more information, registration and presentation submissions, visit the conference website.
Special note: The illustrations created for this conference are by Miguel Gallardo, who also created the amazing autism-awareness animation Maria's Journey.