october, 2022

20oct9:00 am4:00 pm2022 Southwest WA Autism Conference: Growing Through Education and Empowerment Event Organized By: Lewis County Autism Coalition Event Type:ConferenceIn-person or Online:Online

Event Details

Join us for the 12th annual Southwest Washington Autism Conference on Thursday, October 20, from 9 am to 4 pm virtually via Zoom events! This year’s conference includes over 20 live and pre-recorded presentations focused on topics surrounding autism, resources and training, and advocacy. Join us as we grow as people and professionals with topics to educate and empower ourselves and one another.

Our list of speakers will present topics ranging from autism across the lifespan as it intersects with school, the workplace, and community, to autism and sensory-focused presentations and talks on health and nutrition from real-world professionals and licensed providers, all the way to advocacy, empowerment, and other intersectionality areas.

Scholarships and group discounts are available by request via email at conference@lcautism.org. Please email us before you register if you are interested in this option.

Featured Speakers:

  • We are excited to bring to you this year our keynote speaker, Dr. Magro, Ed.D. Kerry is an award-winning professional speaker and best-selling author who’s on the autism spectrum. Non-verbal at 2.5 and diagnosed with autism at 4, Kerry has overcome countless obstacles to get to where he is today. In May of 2019, Kerry received his doctorate in Educational Technology Leadership from New Jersey City University to become Dr. Kerry Magro. He is currently CEO and Founder of KFM Making a Difference, a non-profit corporation focused on disability advocacy and housing.
  • Washington State 20th Legislative District Representative Peter Abbarno will give our opening conference plenary statements to encourage and motivate you. Peter Abbarno, father of two and married to a public school teacher, has spent his career as an elected official and community volunteer advocating for public education. We’re excited to hear his remarks on autism and education from the perspective of the state Legislature.

More information and registration



(Thursday) 9:00 am - 4:00 pm




Lewis County Autism Coalitionconference@lcautism.org