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Author Of The Month: Sally J. Pla And Dr. Jenny Palmiotto

Join a wide-ranging, inspiring conversation about stories, families, and compassion with award-winning children’s author, Sally J. Pla, and therapist/founder of the Love & Autism Conference, Dr. Jenny Palmiotto, Saturday, April 7, at 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. at the Central Library. Their talk is entitled “Kids & Books & Love & Autism”.

Humans make sense of the world through story-telling. We all love good stories, but they may be especially meaningful for those whose brains operate just a bit differently — and for those of us who know and love them.

Award-winning San Diego author Sally J. Pla has written two highly acclaimed books that touch upon what life is like with a slightly different neurology: "The Someday Birds," and "Stanley Will Probably Be Fine." She is eager to share why she felt compelled to write them, and what her ongoing literary mission may be.

Dr. Jenny Palmiotto’s nationally renowned Love & Autism Conference is held annually in San Diego. Its theme this year is “Stories.” We’ll hear from Jenny about why this theme is important to her conference, her practice, and her clients.

Perhaps someone you love, someone you teach, someone you work with, or live with is somewhere on the spectrum. Or perhaps you care about compassion, acceptance, and the celebration of differences in our world. Or perhaps you just love good books and good stories from a unique perspective. In any case, we hope you join us for what’s sure to be an enlightening talk.

Refreshments will be served during a meet-and-greet after the talk. Sally’s books will be available for sale. Resource information on autism also will be available.

Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending.

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