2012 Upstate South Carolina Autism
Forum
Date:
August 25, 2012
8:00am-4:30pm
Location:
Brookwood Church
580 Brookwood Place
Simpsonville, SC 29681
Sponsors:
The 2012 Upstate SC Autism Forum is proud to announce the Opening Speakers for
this years forum. Rixon Lane is the brother of a sibling with autism.  He will talk about
the challenges and rewards of having a sibling with autism. Karen Driscoll is a Marine
Corp wife and mother of a child with autism. She will be discussing Autism and its
impact on the Military Family. Dr. Jane Charles from MUSC in Charleston will be
discussing Autism research being conducted at MUSC and the prevalence numbers
just released by the CDC. Dr. Robin Kowalski will be discussing
Cyber-Bullying-Bullying in the Digital Age. Dr. Jane Roberts from the University of
SC will also be discussing several autism research projects taking place at USC. More
speakers are on tap, a resource fair and Jim Hardin will be singing the song he wrote
called Light It Up Blue during this years presentation of the SC Faces of Autism
Video. Keep checking back for more details to come.
                                      Forum Agenda (Subject to change)
8 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. Resource Fair
8:45 a.m. SC Faces of Autism Video Presentation and Jim Hardin singing Light It Up
Blue
9-a.m.-9:10 a.m.  Opening and Welcome
9:10 a.m.-9:40 Rixon Lane on Bing the Sibling of a person with Autism
9:40 a.m.- 10:40 a.m. Karen Driscoll-Autism and its impact on the Military Family
10:40 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m.- 11:45 a.m. Dr. Jane Charles-MUSC- Research and Prevalence
11:45 a.m. - 11:50 a.m. Break
11:50 p.m. -12:50 p.m. Dr. Robin Kowalski-Cyber-Bullying-Bullying in the Digital Age
12:50 p.m.- 1:30 p.m. Lunch and Resource Fair
1:30 p.m.- 2:30 p.m. Concurrent Session 1
2:30 p.m.- 2:40 p.m Move to next session
2:40 p.m - 3:40 p.m. Concurrent Session 2
3:40 p.m.- 3:50 p.m. move back to Main Session
3:50 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Closing Remarks and Questions

Concurrent Session 1:
TBA

Concurrent Session 2:
TBA
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