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Coping to Excelling - Free Screening - Q & A with Autism Community Network

Jennifer Allen

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (CDT)

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Coming to San Antonio Santiko's Embassy 14 Theater Tuesday, October 15th!

*FREE Screening of a powerful Documentary on High-Functioning Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome.

*FREE Q & A immediately following screening with Doctors, Behavioral Therapists, Occupational Therapist, Special Educator, Documentarian Jennifer Allen and Aspie son, Samuel Allen.

*FREE C2E Goodie Bag full of helpful items and information regarding HFA and AS.

 A back-to-school must see for parents and educators!

Contributions to the project include excerpts and a special recorded opening message from Dr. Temple Grandin!

                                                           Dr. Temple Grandin

Coping to Excelling documentary builds a firm foundation by which to understand High-Functioning Autism and Aspergers Syndrome. Professionals, Educators and Parents alike agree this program succeeds in communicating the challenges and proven techinques enabling success through the challenging school-age years.

San Antonio resident, Jennifer Allen, cleverly incorporates animation, re-enactments and world-renowned experts in the field of Autism while highlighting her son's challenge with Autism. 

                             Experts on the topic of Autism speak frankly about:

  • §   What is High-Functioning Autism/Aspergers Syndrome?
  • §   Importance of the Family Unit
  • §   Choices in Education
  • §   Bullying
  • §   Social Development 

Original Music Score by: Nashville Recording Artist Rudy Gatlin, Randy Wills & Herb Allen

Free Q & A immediately following documentary. Guests on panel include:



  • Ø      Lisa Rogers- ATPE, Director/ Educating Diverse Learners


  • Ø      Dr. Berenice de la Cruz, Ph.D., BCBA-D – Training & Research Director/Autism Community Network


  • Ø      Gayla A. Aguilar, OTR, OTD – Registered Occupational Therapist/Autism Community Network


  • Ø      Dr. A Patricia Del Angel, MD  - Medical Director/Autism CommuityNetwork


  • Ø      Gina Cruz- Director/LearningRX


  • Ø      Sam Allen – Student with Aspergers, subject of documentary Coping to Excelling


  • Ø      Jennifer Allen – Wrote, Produced and Directed Coping to Excelling: Solutions for School-aged Children Diagnosed                                    with High-Functioning Autism or Aspergers Syndrome.

 Free C2E Goodie Bags distributed to all attendees!

(100% of Bag-Stuffer proceeds & donations benefits the Autism Community Network!) 

Thank you to our anchor sponsor:              Thank you to our partner:


Thank you to our co-sponsor:

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Have questions about Coping to Excelling - Free Screening - Q & A with Autism Community Network? Contact Jennifer Allen

When & Where

Santiko's/Embassy Theater
13707 Embassy Row
San Antonio, TX 78216

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (CDT)

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