Two exciting events this month!
Friday November 30 – 5-8pm – SDSU Charles Hostler Hall Auditorium 12 and West Patio
On Friday November 30, Unscripted Learning Co-Founder Richie Ploesch is speaking at Building Bridges: Science and Community Forum presented by the SDSU Center for Autism
SDSU’s Autism Scientists will share their findings with the community they serve. Come for talks, Q&A, a Resource Fair, and to better connect with the local community. Members and Allies of the Autism Community are invited to attend this Free and Educational Event!
The Building Bridges: Science & Community Forum is an opportunity to learn about the cutting-edge autism research at SDSU, and for the SDSU scientists and faculty to share their discoveries with the community they serve. It is also an opportunity for the members of this diverse community to mix, mingle, and network. Come and learn about the latest science discoveries to which many of you, your children and loved ones have contributed first hand! Anyone who is part of the autism community (families, service providers, scientists, clinicians, teachers and educators, policy makers and advocates, donors, and allies and friends) is welcome to attend.
Event schedule includes:
5:00-5:30 pm Meet & Greet
5:30-7:00 pm Presentations by the SDSU Center scientists, and Q&A Panel
7:00-8:00 pm Refreshments & Social
Our Panelists and Presenters are:
Dr. Inna Fishman, Department of Psychology, College of Sciences
In search for early brain markers of autism
Dr. Ralph-Axel Müller, Department of Psychology, College of Sciences
Brain images of autism – why should we care
Dr. Ruth Carper, Department of Psychology, College of Sciences
Life goes on – Aging in autism
Dr. Laura Hall, Department of Special Education, College of Education
Collaborating with, and in schools to enable the implementation of evidence-based practices
Dr. Jessica Suhrheinrich, Department of Special Education, College of Education
Intra-agency collaboration to enhance community services for individuals with autism
Richie Ploesch, MA, BCBA, Program Director and Co-Founder, Unscripted Learning
Improvisational theater intervention for teens and young adults with autism
Vinton Omaleki, MPH, Community Outreach Director, SDSU Center For Autism
Promoting Community Engagement and Opportunities for Partnership
Location: Storm Hall West, Lecture Hall 12 & West Patio
Questions? Contact Vinton at VOMALEKI@SDSU.EDU
Saturday December 8 – 4-5pm – National Comedy Theatre
On Saturday December 8 at 4:00pm, Join us for a special Connections Show benefitting Unscripted Learning
The National Comedy Theatre is pleased to invite you to a special event benefiting Unscripted Learning on Saturday, December 8th at 4:00 pm at the National Comedy Theatre in Mission Hills.
The event will include a short performance by the teenagers in our Connections program, who are impacted by autism and other disabilities. They will be joined onstage by the cast of the National Comedy Theatre. The performance will be preceded by a wine and cheese reception and silent auction for a variety of unique items and experiences.
All proceeds will support Unscripted Learning’s programs using improvisational theatre to teach concepts of teamwork, leadership and creative problem solving to teenagers and young adults with autism, high school students and active adults in our educational non profit program.
Please help us promote this exciting event by sharing it on Facebook and Twitter, and encouraging your friends to attend! We look forward to seeing you there!
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Can’t join us but would still like to help out? You can donate below.