Making Strides For Autism is thrilled to announce Haley Moss, Attorney, Author, Artist, and Autism Advocate, as the 2nd annual Friends With Autism 5K/Walk and Autism Month Kickoff Keynote Speaker.
Haley Moss was diagnosed with autism at age 3 and is now a practicing attorney in Miami, Florida. She graduated with her Juris Doctor from the University of Miami School of Law in 2018, and graduated from the University of Florida in 2015 with Bachelors degrees in Psychology and Criminology.
She is a renowned visual pop artist and the author of Middle School: The Stuff Nobody Tells You About” and A Freshman Survival Guide for College Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders: The Stuff Nobody Tells You About. She also was the illustrator and a contributor for the Autism Women’s Network anthology “What Every Autistic Girl Wishes Her Parents Knew.” Her writing has been featured in HuffPost, Elite Daily, The Mighty, and other websites and publications.
Haley was most recently honored with the 2019 Occhigrossi Family Youth in Service Award, the 2018 Publix Self-Advocate of the Year, the 2018 UM-NSU CARD Outstanding Self-Advocate, and the 2018 Voices of Hope Honoree by Birch Family Services in New York City. She was also recognized as a BlogHer 2016 Voices of the Year honoree and one of South Florida’s Young Leaders in Philanthropy. She was also presented with the Council For Exceptional Children’s Yes I Can! International Award in April 2011. Haley created the featured artwork as well as being presented with the Teen Hero Award at the 10th Annual Samsung Hope for Children event in June 2011.
She is currently serving on the constituency board for UM-NSU and previously served on the board of Unicorn Village Academy. Learn more about Haley Moss at www.haleymossart.com.
We look forward to hearing from her at the 2nd annual Friends With Autism 5K/Walk and Autism Month Kickoff on Sunday, April 7 at the Northbank Riverwalk/Riverside Arts Market in Jacksonville, FL.
Join as we kickoff autism month at the 2nd annual friends with autism 5k/walk and autism month kickoff
Our 2nd annual Friends With Autism 5K/Walk is more than just a Run and a Walk - it's a fun time for the entire community to come together and raise awareness and acceptance for families and people on the autism spectrum in Northeast Florida! It's also the largest resource fair in Northeast Florida for the autism community. Visit the 5k/Walk page to learn more about our this year's event.