UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls
March 25, 2019 – The Moreland family of River Falls will share personal stories of living with autism and mental health on Tuesday, April 2, during two time slots at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. The first session is from 10 a.m.-noon in the Kinnickinnic Theater in the University Center and a second session is from 6-8 p.m. in North Hall Auditorium. Both sessions are free and open to the public.
Guest speakers Lindsey, Lauri and Brittany Moreland will present "Autism: A Family Lives Beyond the Label" to inspire others to survive, live, and thrive.
The family’s autism advocacy includes speaking engagements and consulting, as well as authoring a book chronicling their journey.
The National Institute of Health reports that an estimated 26 percent of Americans ages 18 and older have a mental health-related diagnosis. Recent data indicate that one in 58 children are diagnosed with autism.
For more information, call Alicia Reinke-Tuthill, UWRF Ability Services, at 715-425-0740 or email email@example.com.