News From Terre Haute, Indiana

Health & Fitness

August 28, 2013

Fall autism conference coming up at Eastern Illinois

TERRE HAUTE — A fall autism conference is planned for Oct. 3 and 4 on the campus of Eastern Illinois University.

David Finch will speak from 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 3, at Dvorak Concert Hall, Doudna Fine Arts Center, on how he was diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome five years after his marriage, and how he has since committed himself to relentless self-improvement, sometimes to a comical extent.

Finch is a humorist and author of the acclaimed New York Times best-selling memoir, “The Journal of Best Practices.”

Tickets for his presentation are $10 and can be obtained at www.eiu.edu/

doudna or by calling 217-581-3110.

Dr. Timothy Kowalski, a speech-language pathologist specializing in social-pragmatic communication deficits and an internationally known expert on Asperger’s syndrome, will present from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 4 in the University Ballroom, MLK Jr. Union.

He is the author of five books and was named the recipient of the 2010 clinician of the year award by the Florida Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

This workshop is approved for five hours of continuing education credit from ASHA.

Registration is $50 for professionals and the general public, $15 for students. It includes lunch. For registration information, go to www.eiu.edu/commdis.

Both of these events are part of the EIU capital campaign to raise funds for an autism center on the EIU campus.

For more information, contact Sandi Thiele at 217-581-2712 in the Department of Communication Disorders and Sciences.

 

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Health & Fitness
Latest News
TribStar.com Poll
AP Video
Raw: Easter Morning Delivery for Space Station Raw: Space X Launches to Space Station Man Charged in Kansas City Highway Shootings New York Auto Show Highlights Latest in Car Tech Raw: Obamas Attend Easter Service Raw: More Than 100,000 Gather for Easter Sunday Raw: Students Hurt in Colo. School Bus Crash Raw: Fire Destroys 3 N.J. Beachfront Homes Raw: Greeks Celebrate Easter With "Rocket War" New York Auto Show Highlights Latest in Car Tech Obama Awards Navy Football Trophy Popular Science Honors Year's Top Inventions Raw: Massive 7.2 Earthquake Rocks Mexico Ceremony Marks 19th Anniversary of OKC Bombing Small Reactors Could Be Future of Nuclear Energy Police Question Captain, Crew on Ferry Disaster Raw: Orthodox Christians Observe Easter Rite Drought Concerns May Hurt Lake Tourism Raw: Church Tries for Record With Chalk Jesus Miley Cyrus Still in Hospital, Cancels 2nd Show
NDN Video
Jabari Parker's Top 5 Plays From Duke Career Kourtney Kardashian Is a Bikini Babe More Manpower Than Ever Expected At 4/20 Rally Debunk'd: Miley Cyrus AIDS, Cheeseburgers Cause Cancer, Military Warning Bill Previewing the NBA playoffs Raw: Orthodox Christians Observe Easter Rite My name is Cocaine Raw: Space X Launches to Space Station Lohan Gets Candid About Her Sex List The 2014 New York Auto Show Meet Johnny Manziel's New Girlfriend Chelsea Clinton Announces Pregnancy Funny: Celebrating Easter with Martha Stewart and Friends Man Accuses 'X-Men' Director Bryan Singer of Sexually Abusing Him As a Teenager Man hit with $525 federal fine after he doesn't pay for soda refill Lea Michele & Naya Rivera Feuding? Jabari Parker declares for the NBA draft Singing Nun Belts Out Cyndi Lauper New West, Texas Explosion Video Swim Daily, Throwback Thursday
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
  • -

     

    March 12, 2010

activity