I am humbled and honoured to be nominated for the George L. Geis Dissertation Award. The award is sponsored by the Canadian Society for the Study of Higher Education for the outstanding dissertation or thesis in Canadian universities that examines higher topics. Dissertations and theses focus on topics in higher education, including the sociopolitical context,Continue reading “Nomination”
Hosted by Free for Life International, this conference looks at Autistic individuals transitioning into adulthood, the risks and vulnerabilities related to human trafficking, and the cross-section between the autistic population and trafficking dangers. It is free to attend and I will be speaking at 1pm PST today.
Our Parent Advocacy course is now available on the Autism Training Academy website. This 30-minute course is designed for parents and caregivers who are looking for tools to better understand: parent advocacy in different environments the relationship between advocacy and leadership the ways in which you can be a strong parent advocate for your childContinue reading “Autism Training Academy”
I am proud to share that my lovely friends Judy Singer (credited with coining the term neurodiversity), Dr. Kristen Gillespie-Lynch (ally and autism researcher extraordinaire) and I are speaking about ND/UD/Intersectionality. It’s free and all are welcome to join us for an interactive discussion. Here is the link to register: https://www.eventbrite.com/…/is-universal-design-enough…. Feel free to share.
We’re excited to announce the launch of the Autism Training Academy. The Autism Training Academy offers research-based, online, and asynchronous micro-trainings about autism and neurodiversity. All our courses are designed by Autistic experts and our brilliant allies. We currently have a free 20-minute online course called ‘Introduction to Autism’. This course is for everyone whoContinue reading “Autism Training Academy”
Kelly Bron Johnson and Doug Blecher were kind enough to interview me for their podcast. Listen to this fun 26:37 minute interview about ableism, race, and the education system. That’s right…I said fun.
I am thrilled to be a part of Autism Spain’s country-wide conference on “The education of students with ASD during the covid-19 pandemic. Analysis, challenges and proposals for the future”. I will be speaking on my subject-matter-expertise: Autism & The Pandemic- Utilizing Universal Design skills to advance online and face-to-face teaching for Autistic students andContinue reading “Confederación Autismo España | Autismo España”
I am humbled and honoured to be nominated for the 2021 Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) awards at the University of Calgary. The award recognize and celebrate inspiring students, faculty, and staff who are working to advance a more accessible, equitable, diverse, and inclusive university. The EDI Awards recognize outstanding achievement in a practice, event, appliedContinue reading “Nomination”
Thank you CUNY and Project REACH for the opportunity to share our work on autism and UD Training for faculty based on our research (www.autismresearch.international). It was an excellent group of faculty members, community members, and interested allies. Thank you for the brilliant questions. We look forward to your feedback and to learning how you’reContinue reading
My formal educational journey at the University of Calgary was completed on November 12th, 2020 when I passed my final defence for the doctorate of education in leadership, policy, and governance in a post-secondary context. The purpose of my research was to explore how Canadian higher education leaders, faculty members, and professional staff can enhanceContinue reading “Doctor of Education”