The Upstate Autism Forum was held on Saturday, October 10, 2015 from 9 am to 2 pm at the BMW Zentrum in Greer, SC. This free forum, attended by approximately 170 people, was sponsored by BMW Manufacturing, LUCAS Network, the South Carolina Autism Society, and Project Hope Foundation.
The South Carolina Autism Society presented "Autism 101," discussing basic information.
Mark Knight, Project HOPE Foundation's Hope Reach Program Director, provided strategies and tools for parents who are waiting for therapeutic services.
Dr. Pete Liggett from SCDHHS discussed the transition from the PDD Wavier program to the new coverage by Medicaid for ABA services from age 0-21.