Roundtable--How to Use Local Media to Influence Public Opinion & Shape the Debate on Autism

Now is the time for parents to educate the public about the crucial issues surrounding autism. Speaking to the local media is easy if you are prepared. Come to this roundtable discussion to learn tips on how to become a "source" and develop a relationship with reporters. To change public opinion and shape the debate around autism, we need many voices speaking all over the country.

Rebecca Estepp

Becky Estepp is the mother to a teenager with autism. She has been leading the San Diego Chapter of TACA since 2003. Becky is the Director of Communications for the Elizabeth Birt Center for Autism Law and Advocacy (EBCALA.) She has worked extensively with the press on issues related to autism and vaccine safety. Becky has appeared in such media outlets as: Good Morning America, ABC's World News Tonight, Wall Street Journal, FOX and Friends, New York Times, CNN, USA Today, HD Net TV and NPR.