Building A Spectrum of Opportunity has ended
Our ASCV conference, Building a Spectrum of Opportunity, will be held this Fall as a weekly virtual conference series! Join us for nine weekly presentations and additional on-demand sessions, Individual IEP Consultations with PEATC, 1:1 Waiver Mentor Meetings with our Information & Referral Specialist and Virginia Medicaid Waiver Mentor, Bradford Hulcher, and an On-Demand Exhibitor Fair.  Register now at www.ascv.org/conference!

After registering, you will receive an email invitation to create an account with Sched, allowing you to personalize your schedule, save sessions, and access links to the on-demand and live sessions. For assistance, please email info@ascv.org.

If you missed Dr. Jed Baker’s or Dr. John Strang’s sessions, click on the dates at the top of the page, under the "Speakers" link. Click on the session link to watch the recording.
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Morénike Giwa Onaiwu, MA

Educator, Public Speaker, Parent of Autistic children, and Advocate
Morénike Giwa Onaiwu, MA, (she/they) is an Autistic woman of color, educator, public speaker, parent of Autistic children, and advocate. She is involved in various social justice activism endeavors and is a contributing author/editor of several publications, abstracts, and books focusing on community engagement, intersectionality, disability, advocacy, and inclusion. Morénike has spoken at the White House, the United Nations, the AIDS Clinical Trials Group Network plenary, and several national conferences. Her board membership includes Autistic Self-Advocacy Network, Autism in Adulthood Journal, Ethical Autism Research Expert Group, the National Disability Parenting Research Center and other entities. She has written for or been featured in Salon, Huffington Post, Spectrum, NPR, Medium, POZ, and Conde Nast. Morénike is a full-time college faculty member, a current Rice University Scholar in the School of Humanities, Co-Chair of the Women’s HIV Research Collaborative, and Innovation & Digital Communication Director of the Autistic Women and Nonbinary Network. She is also co-editor of the first anthology of Autistic people of color, All the Weight of Our Dreams: On Living Racialized Autism and Sincerely, Your Autistic Child: What Every Person on the Autism Spectrum Wishes Their Parents Knew About Growing Up, Acceptance, and Identity.
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