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April 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Autism Awareness Speaker
Appleton Area School District is sponsoring a speaking engagement with the creator of Postcards From The Run. Josh Cobb will be presenting on April 26th, 2018 from 6:00 – 7:00 pm in the Kaleidoscope Academy, 318 E. Brewster St, Appleton in the multipurpose room. Click Here for more details.
About the Speaker:
Josh Cobbs is a parent of a 18-year-old son with autism. He has spent over a decade advocating for equitable services for individuals with autism. Josh twice provided testimony to the United States Senate on access to care and the efficacy of remote ABA treatment. He has worked with post-secondary institutions on how to set up transition-al education and work programs for people with autism and intellectual disabilities. Josh provides a voice to parents in his podcast “Postcards From The Run” that has been downloaded in 17 countries and 36 states. Cobbs also founded The Pier Center for Autism in Sioux City, Iowa, helping spearhead ABA service delivery for families in Northwest Iowa. He was the driving force for the development of legislation to establish the Iowa Autism Council, serving as the inaugural chairperson. Cobbs most recently began Joyency a company empowering people through coaching, activity, and wellness.