Morénike Giwa Onaiwu is a community advocate, writer, mom, and educator. American-born to immigrant parents, Morénike is a Black Autistic woman in a multicultural, neurodiverse, family of color and a firm supporter of human rights.
Morénike was a panelist at The White House for the inaugural 2016 White House Forum on the Civil Rights of Parents with Disabilities and is a contributing writer for Respectfully Connected, a collaborative disability parenting writing project. She is also a contributing author/editor of several publications, abstracts, and books focusing on community engagement, disability, diversity, and nontraditional leadership.
Morénike Giwa Onaiwu will speak on the topic:
At the Intersection of Being Black, Female and Autistic
Make your plans NOW to register for the 2018 Targeting Autism Forum, by simply sending an email to Suzanne Schriar with the subject line that reads Registration for the forum. Please include your name, job title, name of your library or other professional affiliation and a brief statement about your interest in the topic of autism and libraries.
The 2018 Targeting Autism Forum will be held in the atrium of the Illinois State Library, Springfield, IL, on May 17-18, 2018. There is no registration fee. Lodging for May 16-17 will be provided at no additional charge at the Wyndham Springfield City Centre. Breakfast and lunch on May 17-18 will be provided.
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