GTBank marks 10 years of autism advocacy, holds conference July 27-28


Guaranty Trust Bank (GTBank) Plc will begin its 10th annual autism conference via live stream on Monday, July 27 to mark 10 years at the forefront of advocacy for people living with autism.

Renowned medical experts, caregivers and health practitioners will educate the public about supporting children and adults living with autism.

Themed “Autism: Focusing on similarities rather than differences,” the two-day conference will feature keynote presentations, panel discussions and Q&A sessions facilitated by specialists on autism such as Dr. Andy Shih, a Senior Vice President at Autism Speaks, Dr. Pamela Dixon, Director of Clinical Services and Inclusion at Autism Speaks and Dr. Brooke Ingersoll, Associate Professor and Director of the Autism Lab at Michigan State University, USA, among others.

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Commenting on the conference, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of GTBank, Segun Agbaje said: “This is one of the most important autism conferences we have held over the years, not only because it marks the 10th anniversary of our advocacy for people living with autism, but also because it is happening at such a critical time.

“The COVID-19 pandemic has made life more difficult for people all over the world, and at this year’s conference, we are bringing together specialists, caregivers, parents and concerned members of the public to share expertise and experience about how we can continue to be there for children and adults living with autism, during this pandemic and beyond.

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