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Autism Acceptance - FREE - Support For Autistic Adults

15 Apr 2024
4:00pm - 6:30am EDT

Autism Support

How can we support people with autism? It starts with understanding.

This presentation is catered to potential employers and providers, Autistic adults, families, and community members. This event is free to attend in hopes that these concepts will help spread awareness. Please register, space is limited.


  • 4:00-4:20pm - Autism Terms - Katie Kinde

    • A quick session to define meltdowns, burnout, and other neurodiverse topics that are important for understanding Autism, and, promoting acceptance. 

  • 4:20-4:40pm - Open Discussion 

    • Discuss these definitions and learn more in an open, safe space.

  • 4:40-5:00pm - Workplace Accommodations - Katie Kinde

    • Katie will provide examples of workplace accommodations that can benefit all workers.

  • 5:00-5:30pm - Open Discussion 

    • Discuss the needs of people with Autism, and those who support them, in the classroom and workplace.

  • 5:30-6:30pm - Collaborative and Proactive Solutions in the Classroom for Teens and Adults with Autism - Dr. Ross Greene,

    • Dr. Ross Greene will cover his evidence-based strategies that can form better communication between staff and persons served in a classroom setting. Learn how to work with teens and adults to create manageable expectations. This strategy focuses on positive communication. 

      By working together as a team, you are giving your client the agency and confidence to problem-solve and make decisions.

      To see the CPS model, click here.


Presenter Bio - 

  • Katie Kinde -

    Katie is a 33 year old Autistic woman, who loves learning and helping others learn. Katie graduated with a Masters in Education with a focus in Learning Design and Technology. While at Wayne State, she was the Dean of Social Works secretary, and managed much of the continuing education events and certificate distribution. She currently works for Incompass Michigan as the Education Coordinator, creating trainings, coordinating events, and handling certificate distribution. She completed multiple Leadership programs in 2023. She began presenting after her first presentation in the Fall of 2023 at re:con. In her spare time, she loves making jewelry and miniature houses.

  • Dr. Ross Greene -

    He is the originator of the model of care now called Collaborative & Proactive Solutions (CPS). Dr. Greene was on the faculty at Harvard Medical School for over 20 years, and is now founding director of the non-profit Lives in the Balance, which provides a vast array of free, web-based resources on the CPS model. He has appeared in a wide range of media, including The Oprah Show, Good Morning America, The Morning Show, National Public Radio, Mother Jones magazine, The Atlantic, The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune, and the Boston Globe. Dr. Greene lectures and consults widely throughout the world and lives in Portland, Maine. To see the CPS model, click here.


To attend this session:

  • Fill out the attendee registration so we can work to ensure accommodations can be met. 
  • This presentation will be on Zoom. There will be discussion so please ensure you have a working microphone, and camera. Also please ensure you are in an area that has limited distractions. 
  • Sections will be recorded if possible, from 4pm-5:30pm.


If you would like more information on the event, please contact Katie Kinde

For trainings at your workplace for Autism Acceptance and Accomodations, please contact Katie Kinde

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General Admission
16 Apr 2024
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15 Apr 2024
4:00pm - 6:30am EDT

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