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Life on the Spectrum: A Workshop Series Developed By and For Autistic People

The Policy and Analytics Center (PAC) of the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, in partnership with the Philadelphia Autism Network- Self-Advocates (PAN-S), Philadelphia Autism Project, and ASERT, are pleased to present a virtual workshop series, created by self-advocates for self-advocates, called “Life on the Spectrum: A Workshop Series Developed by and for Autistic People.”

This series will kick off on Thursday, July 1st, 2021, with a panel session on self-advocacy, featuring local Autistic adults discussing how self-advocacy has worked in their lives, including tips and tricks and a Q&A to support fellow Autistic individuals advocate for their needs.

Throughout 2021, Life on the Spectrum will host workshops with content developed by Autistic self-advocates, covering topics like “Navigating Higher Education” (estimated date: Wednesday, July 28th), sex education and dating, gender identity and autism, and mental health. All workshops are developed by Autistic individuals, feature Autistic individuals as speakers, and are created for Autistic individuals.

Moderated by Robin Roscigno, founder of AuTeach

Featuring a panel of Philadelphia-based self-advocates.

Workshop developed by Ellie McKeown


This work was supported by a grant from Eagles Autism Foundation.

Please see the below flyer for more information.

Upcoming Dates

  • Thursday, July 1, 2021, 1:30 - 3:00 pm




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