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Living With Autism Virtual Workshop 2022

Kate Swenson will be speaking at the Living with Autism Virtual Workshop. A 3-day virtual autism conference featuring Temple Grandin, Kate Swenson of "Finding Cooper's Voice" and more autism advocates. Now more than ever, families living with autism need support, inspiration and connection. That's just what you'll find at the virtual Living With Autism Workshop. Running 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. EST Oct. 3-5 (Monday-Wednesday). Kate Swenson's Workshop: Oct 4th, 9-10:15 a.m. EST — What I Learned 'Finding Cooper's Voice'. Multiple info-packed sessions over 3 days Tune in for advice and panel…

Rain Taxi’s Twin Cities Book Festival

Minnesota State Fair Grounds 1265 Snelling Ave N, St. Paul, MN

The 2022 Twin Cities Book Festival takes place in-person on Saturday, October 15th from 10:00am to 5:00pm, free of charge! The festival offers all the joys of in-person browsing, meeting writers and publishers, and activities for readers age 1 to 101. Come visit me at my booth, grab a book, and get it signed. I am so excited to meet you! The TCBF is committed to being accessible to all, so we have never charged admission. Rain Taxi pays for the festival through individual donations, grant funding, and sponsors. Covid-19 safety…

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KIDS & DREAMS AUTISM CONFERENCE, Kearney Nebraska

Younes Conference Center 416 Talmadge Street, Kearney, Nebraska

KIDS & DREAMS AUTISM CONFERENCE OCTOBER 28, 2022 - YOUNES CONFERENCE CENTER IN KEARNEY Kids & Dreams Autism Conference Update!! Registration is now open for our event on Friday, October 28th in Kearney. This year's keynote speaker is Kate Swenson, founder of Finding Cooper's Voice and the nonprofit, The More Than Project. Kate is a mother to four kids, a wife, and a proud Minnesotan. She writes and creates videos regularly about her life as a mother and an autism advocate for Facebook, Instagram, and her website, Finding Cooper's Voice.…

Empowering Kids Presents Kate Swenson – Perham, Minnesota

Hub Auditorium 200 5th St. SE, Perham, MN

Empowering Kids Perham invites you to join parent and advocate Kate Swenson as she reflects back 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. To save your…

Forever Parents, An Autism Support Group

Lake Middle School 3133 Pioneer Drive, Woodbury, MN

Please join us at Forever Parents, an Autism Support Group with Kate Swenson from Finding Coopers Voice. This is an in-person event in Woodbury, Minnesota for parents and caregivers of children (any age) with disabilities. This will be a safe place for caregivers to discuss their experiences and share resources. This group will also provide caregivers with information, training and tools, and assist caregivers in building a supportive network. And most importantly, gives parents and caregivers a place to meet one another and connect, share, ask, and learn. ADULTS ONLY.   All…

Coop’s Troop ‘Snow Much Fun’ Day Retreat! (Subscriber’s Only)

Ironwood Springs Christian Ranch 7291 County 6 Rd SW, Stewartville, MN

Come Join Kate Swenson of Finding Cooper’s Voice for a Coop's Troop "Snow Much Fun" Day Retreat at Ironwood Springs Christian Ranch! Participate in all the winter activities that Ironwood has to offer. This day is about participating in activities and experiences as a family. Ironwood Spring's goal is to "support Coop's Troop in every way, and to make accessible, fun-filled experiences for all who live with autism and their families. These type of experiences give all of us opportunities to express creativity, to spend time as a family, and…

Mother’s Day in Minnesota – 2 Day Event!

SAVE THE DATE! Finding Cooper’s Voice and The More Than Project are excited to announce our second annual Mother’s Day in Minnesota. This two-day event is for mothers of children with any disability or special need. As primary caretakers, caregivers are at serious risk of burnout. Nineteen research studies have identified parents of children with disabilities to have an increased risk for depression (95%) and anxiety (90%). The divorce rate is over 85% for parents of children with a disability. During this retreat, every moment is carefully curated to empower…