2019 Spring #HackAutism
DFW kids and youth give back by designing video games for kids with autism at the Spring STEAM Achievers Purpose Hackathon on Autism Awareness Month
Benefiting children from University of North Texas Kristin Farmer Autism Center, among other organizations serving children within the Autism Spectrum and other disabilities
When: Saturday, April 20, 2019
Where: University of Texas at Dallas (UTD), Naveen Jindal Bldng
Free parking: In “GREEN PARKING” Spaces on Campus Map
Address: 800 W Campbell Rd, Richardson, TX 75080
- This will be an exciting and positive competition between scholars from numerous Independent School Districts (ISDs) held at University of Texas at Dallas (UTD), where scholars will be designing video games for children with Autism!
- All-day mentorship will be provided by professionals in medicine, technology and higher education
- Prizes, certificates and recognition from University of North Texas (UNT), University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) and executives from organizations in STEAM fields including IBM, Microsoft, Alliance of Technology and Women, among others, will be presented
- $25 per participant, includes breakfast, lunch and snacks
- Breakfast and lunch provided
Bring a laptop. A laptop is strongly recommended but not required for participation. Scholars will work in teams.
Please send group lists to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Note: Parent/guardian MUST complete online registration form. Contains permission slips and pertinent information. Completion time: 3-5 min
- For expedited check in on the day of the Purpose Hackathon, please send your group list to: email@example.com
- Note: Each parent/guardian MUST still complete the online registration form as it contains permission slips and pertinent information. Estimated Completion Time: 3-5 min.