Speaking

Below you will see some of speaking engagments in locations like the Gateway Academy Commencement Speech at Scottsdale Community College in Scottsdale AZ, and the speech for The Art of Autism Exhibit at the H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III Cultural and Art Museum in Covina CA.

 

Here’s a list of speaking engagments I done are:

 

2016-2017

  • The Art of Autism Exhibit at the  H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III Cultural and Art Museam. Covina, CA.
  • Gateway Academy Commencement Speech at Scottsdale Community College. Phoenix/Scottsdale, AZ.
  • Autism and the Arts: Supporting Students In A Post-Secondary Studio Environment. Daemen College. Amherst/Buffalo, NY.
  • Alaska Autism Resource Center Roadshow. Fairbanks, Valdez, Palmer, Sitka, and Anchorage, AK
  • Alaska Autism Resource Center Roadshow. Juneau, Bethel, Soldotna, and Anchorage, AK

2015

  • Oklahoma Statewide Autism Conference, Oklahoma City, OK, Keynote
  • Temple Grandin & Friends at Club Nokia, Los Angeles, CA

2014

  • OCALICON, Columbus, OH. Sponsored by Hasbro Inc., spoken to over 2000 people.
  • CORE 10, Long Beach, CA. Informative speech to transition young adults about the importance of having a college education.
  • AGI conference in Bolder, CO. Informative speech about myself to my fellow leaders.
  • Advanced LA, Los Angeles, CA. Informative speech to transition young adults about the importance of having a college education.
  • APSE, Long Beach, CA. Informative speech to transition young adults about the importance of having a college education.
  •  Conference. Persuasive speech to the autism community about why it’s beneficial to them to employee people with disabilities.
  • La Canada Kiwanis club. Persuasive speech to small business employers about why it’s beneficial to them to employee people with disabilities.
  • Autism in Long Beach “Bully Free Zone 1 2 and 3” in 2014/2013/2012 Persuasive speech to intercity kids of all abilities about the importance of staying in school and going to collage.
  • Aquarium of the Pacific, Festival of Human Abilities. A closing speech to thank everyone for attending.
  • Pitting for Autism Benefit. Informative speech to a punk rock audience about autism.

2013

  • Art of Autism, Mr. Music Head art event in Hollywood, as well as featuring my art. Talking about art and autism.
  • Acceptance speech at Exceptional Ability Award “for Next Level Artist”

2009-2012

  • ARI Conference, Irvine, CA, Employment Panel.
  • 6th annual Autism Conference of America. Informative speech, “My Story“.
  • Genius of Autism, McCarton Foundation, New York, NY
  • Golden Goody Award, Award Acceptance Speech. 
2011
  • Art of Autism, Barnesdale Theater in Hollywood, Informative Speech about myself and my animation company
  • Art of Autism, Southern California Gas Company, Informative Speech about myself and my animation company
  • Cal-TOSH, Informative Speech about myself and my animation company
  • California Avocado Festival in Carpentaria, CA, Informative Speech about myself and my animation company, followed by a book reading of one of my books.
  • Orange County Festival of Children’s Books, Informative Speech about myself and my animation company, followed by a book reading of one of my books.
  • Rotary Club in Auburn Hills, Michigan, Informative Speech about myself and my animation company.
  • Girltopia, a meeting of over 12,000 Girl Scouts at Staples Center in Los Angeles. Informative Speech about myself and my animation company, followed by a book reading of one of my books.

Temple Grandin and Friends, Club Nokia Los Angeles


OCALICON 2014
OCALICON 2014 drew over 1,500 educators, intervention specialists, administrators, SLPs, psychologists, policy-makers, parents/family members, self-advocates, special education directors, and many others from 40+ states, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Keynotes Ami Klin and Dani Bowman gave us some front-lines research and inspiration. Featured speaker Justin Martin challenged us to think more critically about what it means to “overcome obstacles.” More than 150 sessions were provided by 200+ leaders and experts from across the nation. The Research Symposium highlighted the latest research, discoveries, and studies through 50+ poster displays. Over 70 leading exhibitors shared their latest products and services in support of individuals with autism and low-incidence disabilities. The conference took place November 19-21 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, OH.

OCALI Keynote Columbus OH

OCALI Keynote Columbus OH

Watch the Keynote