Autism Awareness Convocation

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 6:30 PM - Tuesday, October 29, 2013 8:30 PM

CU Center

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Autism Awareness Convocation

Speaker Aaron Likens:
Building a Foundation of Hope

Tuesday, October 29, 2013
6:30-8:30 pm
CU Center


Aaron Likens, an accomplished public speaker, published author, avid blogger and remarkable individual was diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome – a high-functioning form of autism – at age 20. 

Now 30 and a recipient of the prestigious Mental Health Champion award given by the Missouri Department of Mental Health, Aaron has found an opportunity to share with the world how the Autism Spectrum Disorder mind works through his position as Life Skills’ Autism Ambassador.

Having been diagnosed later in life, Aaron is committed to “the race for autism awareness and understanding,” advocating for early intervention services, and to helping our community better understand autism – how it feels, how individuals face unique issues and challenges, and how to interact with someone on the autism spectrum.

His inspirational message is full of laughter, tears and hope and promises to leave a lasting impression on all ages. We hope to see you there!

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