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WEBINAR: Wednesday, September 27th, 12PM-1PM
SEPTEMBER WEBINAR: All about the Profound Autism Alliance
Speaker: Judith Ursitti, Co-Founder and President of the Profound Autism Alliance
The Profound Autism Alliance is committed to the recognition of the unique challenges that people with profound autism and intellectual disability experience. Their mission is to improve their health and connection through inclusive research and focused advocacy that will result in meaningful services and supports. Join us for this webinar and hear about Judith Ursitti’s advocacy work for the Profound Autism Alliance!
Note: There will be no CEUs offered for this webinar.
ABOUT JUDITH URSITTI
Judith Ursitti is Vice President of Government Affairs for CASP. A CPA by training, she spent a decade working in the field tax accounting. She became immersed in the world of autism advocacy when her son, Jack, was diagnosed at age 2. Since his diagnosis, she has worked on the passage, implementation, and enforcement of autism-related legislation in more than a dozen states. She worked for Autism Speaks as their director of state government affairs for more than a decade and has served on the Massachusetts Autism Commission, where she co-chaired the Commission’s 14-22/Employment Subcommittee.
She is the recipient of the Margaret Bauman, MD Award for Excellence within the Autism Community, the Advocates for Autism of Massachusetts Commitment to Advocacy Award, the Autism Advocacy in Action Award from the Long Island Behavior Analysis Conference, the Champion Award from the Autism Insurance Resource Center, and the Oklahoma Autism Network’s Excellence in Autism Award. She has also run ten marathons, including seven Bostons, frequently fundraising for various autism-related charities. She serves on the board of the National Council of Severe Autism and is the co-founder of the Profound Autism Alliance.
Always a Texan at heart, Judith lives outside of Boston with her family.