Autism: A Conversation with Carly Danesh-Jones Free Webinar Feb. 8th 2 PM

From: "Sharon Rawlins [NJYAC]">
Subject: Autism: A Conversation with Carly Danesh-Jones Free Webinar Feb. 8th 2 PM
Date: January 30th 2024


Just passing this along from Ryan Dowd, who offers trainings on homelessness ( who will be conducting the conversation with Carly Danesh-Jones.


Autism: A Conversation with Carly Danesh-Jones

Date: Thursday, February 8, 2024

Time: 11AM Pacific / Noon Mountain / 1PM Central / 2PM Eastern

Length: 60 minutes

Zoom registration link:

Recording: The recording will be available for 1 month after the live events. For members - the training will also be added to the Homeless Training Academy in Niche Academy where you can view and obtain a certificate.

About the Guest:

Carly Danesh-Jones is an autistic woman and advocate, shaping policy and practice related to autistic women and girls since 2008.

Over the last 15 years, Carly's books, films and advocacy campaigned for greater acceptance, equality of diagnosis, education and safeguarding of autistic women globally. She was the first British autistic women to address the UN on rights in 2014. In 2021, her book, Safeguarding Autistic Girls, was distributed to all UK police forces to use.

Carly was awarded an MBE for her services to the autistic community in 2017 and recognized with a honorary doctorate from Sheffield Hallam University in 2022.

During the interview, Carly will share her experience of how homelessness and autism intersect after previously being homeless as a teenage mother.



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Sharon Rawlins, MLS (she/her/hers)
Youth Services Specialist

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