Autism and the Arts: Supporting Students in a Post-Secondary Studio Environment

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Community Event  |  Autism  |  Erie

Sponsored by Daemen College with generous support by The Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Foundation, whose mission is focused on improving the lives of young people. Presentations will focus on the topic of autism and the arts in post-secondary education, with Keynote Address by Dani Bowman, a college student with autism who started her own animation company at age 11.

Presentations will address issues surrounding the difficulties of non-structured learning environments for a neurologically diverse student body, strategies for adapting the studio to multiple learning styles, training visual and performing arts faculty in accommodating neurodiversity, and beginning a support program for non-traditional learners in the studio or theater/rehearsal environments.

Location:
Daemen College, Wicker Center
4380 Main Street, Amherst, NY 14226

Wednesday, March 22nd is an evening welcome reception
Thursday, March 23rd is a full day conference
Friday, March 24th is an optional day
(see agenda and to register on website)

WE HOPE YOU ARE ABLE TO JOIN US FOR ALL OR PART OF THE CONFERENCE!

1-on-1 Support, Call (716) 332-4175

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