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POSTPONED: Frankly Speaking with Dean Blye Frank – Autism Spectrum Disorder Across the Life Span; Challenges and Solutions

Posted April 8, 2020

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Wednesday, April 8
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

UBC Robson Square
800 Robson Street

  • UBC Faculty of Education
  • 604-822-4704
  • 10.00

This event has been postponed. Please contact the organizer for the rescheduled date.

Dr. Blye Frank, Dean, Faculty of Education, the University of British Columbia, hosts the next installment of FRANKLY SPEAKING on Wednesday, April 8th, 2020.

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.

Wednesday, April 8th, 2020: 6:00 – 7:30 PM

5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. | Registration
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. | Program
7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. | Reception*

UBC Robson Square
800 Robson St
Downtown Vancouver, BC

Cost: $10.00

*light afternoon refreshments and discussion

Space in limited and advance registration is required.
RSVP here by Wednesday, April 1st, 2020.


Blye Frank, PhD
Professor and Dean, UBC Faculty of Education




Dr. Pat Mirenda
Professor in the Department of Educational & Counseling Psychology and Special Education, and Director of the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research and Collaboration in Autism (CIRCA) at the University of British Columbia.



Dr. Anthony Bailey, BSc, MBBS, DCH, MRCPsych, FRCPC
Professor and Chair of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine 




Dr. Joe Lucyshyn
Assistant Professor, Department of Educational & Counselling Psychology, and Special Education, Faculty of Education




Dr. Connor Kerns
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology,
Director, Anxiety Stress and Autism Program

POSTPONED: Frankly Speaking with Dean Blye Frank - Autism Spectrum Disorder Across the Life Span; Challenges and Solutions

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