44th Annual Philadelphia Regional Conference on Developmental Disabilities

44th Annual Philadelphia Regional Conference on Developmental Disabilities

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$0 – $50

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Roberts Center for Pediatric Research

2716 South Street

Philadelphia, PA 19146

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No Refunds

KEYNOTE ADDRESS - ROBERT SCHMUS, MSW, LCSW Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Autistic Self-Advocate

About this event

Robert Schmus, MSW, LCSW serves as a clinician at Youth Consultation Services. In his practice Robert supports adolescents with developmental disabilities, including autism, utilizing a variety of therapeutic interventions. His experience as a clinical professional on the spectrum of autism places him in a very unique role. Robert is also an experienced self-advocate and serves as a board member of ASCEND (Autism & Asperger's Alliance of Greater Philadelphia) and in an advisory capacity for the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute of Philadelphia. Robert is a regular contributor to The Mighty and has written on such topics as addressing the struggles individuals with autism can experience with anxiety and growing leadership and advocacy within the autism acceptance movement.

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