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Rising Moms Caregiving Retreat – Lake Geneva, WI

Lake Geneva, WI Lake Geneva, WI

I am so excited to announce that I will be the keynote speaker at Rising Moms Caregiving Retreat in Lake Geneva, WI on March 2 and 3rd. Are you a caregiver looking for a break? Join us for a rejuvenating retreat designed to help you recharge, connect with others, and improve your caregiving skills. You’ll have the opportunity to participate in educational sessions, relaxing activities, and connect with other moms who share similar journeys. Sign up for our retreat today and give yourself the break you deserve! Event Details Your…

Keynote Presentation with St. Mary’s County Public Schools Partners for Success in Maryland

Forrest Career & Tech Center 24005 Point Lookout Rd, Leonardtown, Maryland

Join parent and advocate Kate Swenson as she reflects on her family’s journey through an autism diagnosis, early intervention, and transition to school services, and the emotional toll these processes can take on a family. In this presentation she will discuss the transformation she made as not only a parent, but as a person, and the support that parents need from professionals, family members, and those within their community to help their family adjust to this new chapter of life. Tuesday, April 9th, 2024, 6:00 – 8:00 PM Forrest Career…

ConnectStrong Conference; Charlotte, North Carolina

UNC Marriott Conference Center / Charlotte, NC Charlotte, NC, United States

Join Autism Strong Foundation for a full-day event that will be unlike other autism conferences. ConnectStrong is geared to help families navigate the world of autism with more knowledge, support, and resources while making strong connections to build a community of people who truly understand. Your ticket includes entry plus: Information for the entire ASD spectrum, all ages, and NC/SC-specific information Experts, Professionals, and Parent Speakers Resource Providers, Bookstore and Merchandise Usage of our Interactive Conference App, Whova Meals, drinks, and discounted parking Recorded access to all sessions post-event Register here: Event…

Finding Joy in the Secret World of Autism – Ashland WI

Ashland, WI Ashland, WI

ASHLAND SCHOOL DISTRICT INVITES YOU TO AN EVENING WITH THE BEST-SELLING AUTHOR OF FOREVER BOY, FEATURED ON THE TODAY SHOW, CREATOR OF "FINDING COOPER'S VOICE" AND SPECIAL NEEDS PARENT/ADVOCATE, KATE SWENSON. KATE WILL CANDIDLY SHARE HER FAMILY'S JOURNEY NAVIGATING THE WORLD OF SPECIAL NEEDS AND SPECIAL EDUCATION. SHE WILL MAKE YOU LAUGH, INSPIRE, AND EMPOWER YOU. IF YOU OR ANYONE YOU KNOW IS TOUCHED BY THE WORLD OF SPECIAL NEEDS THEN THIS MAY BE OF INTEREST TO YOU. THURSDAY, MAY 23, 2024 6:00 PM ASHLAND HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM "THIS EVENT…

Care for the Caregiver Retreat 2024 – South Hill, Virginia

South Hill, Virginia South Hill, Virginia

The More Than Project, along with Finding Cooper's Voice and Families Embracing Autism Together, is hosting their third annual Care for the Caregiver Retreat in South Hill, Virgina! This full day event will include keynote speakers, Carrie Cariello of What Color is Monday, Kate Swenson of Finding Cooper's Voice, plus breakout sessions by Amanda DeLuca and Mandi Calhoun, on May 31st, 2024 in South Hill, Virgina. Tickets include light breakfast, lunch, snacks, yoga and mimosa’s, two drink tickets for the afterparty, speakers + breakout sessions, vendor access, book signing/meet &…

RISE Summit 2024 hosted by Puzzle Pieces in Kentucky

Owensboro, Kentucky Owensboro, Kentucky

Save the Date! I'm coming to Kentucky for the RISE Summit 2024 hosted by Puzzle Pieces Date: October 25-26, 2024 Location: Owensboro, Kentucky RISE stands for Redefining Inclusion, Support, and Empowerment, which is exactly what we hope to do at this conference. Who is RISE for? Any parents and caregivers of loved ones with disabilities. The Summit will emphasize a comprehensive perspective on topics relevant to families raising children or adults with disabilities, transcending specific disability categories. We are the most excited to announce our Keynote Speaker – Kate Swenson…