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PATC 2023 Call for Personal Stories and Art Show

Please see below for two opportunities for autistic individuals to participate in the upcoming 2023 Pennsylvania Autism Training Conference (#PATCIgnite2023), held virtually November 7-9, 2023.

2023 Call for Personal Stories: PA Autism Training Conference

Submission Deadline: July 31, 2023. 
Do you have a story to tell? Share it at the 2023 PA Autism Training Conference (PATC)! We’re looking for both written and video stories from individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to showcase at the statewide conference, held virtually November 7-9, 2023. It’s important to feature the experiences and voices of autistic individuals! Tell us your story, in your own words, about your journey with ASD. Stories will be displayed virtually during the conference and beyond. Applicants must be at least 14 years of age and will receive a $100 honorarium if their story is accepted. Only a limited number of stories will be accepted, so apply soon!  Click here to learn more!

PA Autism Training Conference: Call for Art!
Submission Deadline: September 1, 2023.

We are pleased to invite artists on the autism spectrum to exhibit their artwork virtually during the 16th Annual Pennsylvania Autism Training Conference (#PATCIgnite2023). We would like to offer artists on the autism spectrum an opportunity to showcase their art (such as drawings, paintings, photography, etc.) and crafts (for example jewelry, greeting cards, pottery, fabric crafts, etc.) on a virtual “art gallery” which will be linked to the conference materials on ODP’s website. Click here to learn more!