Frankly Speaking – Autism Spectrum Disorder Across the Life Span: Challenges and Solutions

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Wednesday, April 21
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

  • Dean Blye Frank
  • 6048272221
  • m.murphy@ubc.ca
  • Free

Dr. Blye Frank, Dean, Faculty of Education, the University of British Columbia, hosts the fifth instalment of FRANKLY SPEAKING on Wednesday, April 21st, 2021.

Professors Pat Mirenda, Anthony Bailey, Joe Lucyshyn, and Connor Kerns, will share their knowledge and experience of working to create conditions for people touched by autism to thrive across their lifespan. Our panelists will bring their diverse backgrounds from Education, Medicine, and Psychology to open up debate and conversation for people and families to advance our collective understanding of autism spectrum disorder.

After the presentation, event attendees will be encouraged to ask questions to receive real-time answers from these professionals.

FRANKLY SPEAKING provides alumni and friends of UBC’s Faculty of Education with the opportunity to hear from prominent speakers on featured topics relevant to the field of education.


When: Wednesday, April 21st, 2021 | 5:00 – 6:30 PM PST

Where: Virtually

Learn more: https://educ.ubc.ca/frankly-speaking-april-2021/

Interested? Please click here to register!

Featured Speakers

Dr. Pat Mirenda

Professor Emerita | Department of Educational & Counselling Psychology, and Special Education

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Dr. Anthony Bailey

Professor and Chair of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine

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Dr. Joseph M. Lucyshyn

Associate Professor, Department of Educational & Counselling Psychology, and Special Education, Faculty of Education

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Dr. Connor Kerns

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology
Director, Anxiety Stress and Autism Program

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Frankly Speaking - Autism Spectrum Disorder Across the Life Span: Challenges and Solutions

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