Alexis Wineman, the first candidate ever with autism in a Miss America contest (2012) will be at an Autism Conference in Evansville to speak on "surviving with autism." She will be joined by Beth Aune, the best-selling author of "Behavior Solutions In and Around the Inclusive Classroom (See a Behavior? Look It Up and Find A Solution!)." Dr. Jim Ball, a board-certified behavior analyst, also will be speaking at the conference.
Parents, caregivers, and professionals are encouraged to attend. A limited number of scholarships are available for families on a first come, first serve basis.