Since the publication of “The Best Seat In The House,” Allen has been asked to speak about his experience and his take on being disabled in America in a number of venues. The response has been overwhelming. If you are interested in having Allen speak at an upcoming event, contact him directly at email@example.com
And here's what they're saying!
STANFORD MEDICAL SCHOOL and PALO ALTO VA SCI CENTER, Palo Alto, CA, 3/19/09. Talk before patients and staff of new Stanford Comprehensive Spinal Cord Injury and Repair Program.
CSUN CONFERENCE ON TECHNOLOGY AND PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, LAX Marriott, 3/21/09.
DAYLE MCINTOSH CENTER FOR THE DISABLED, Anaheim, 2/20/09. Keynote address, Annual Apple of Our Eye Awards Luncheon.
NATIONAL SPINAL CORD INJURY ASSOCIATION, 11/08. Emcee, 4th Annual Spinal Cord Injury Hall of Fame Ceremony, New Orleans.
2008 RARE NEUROIMMUNOLOGIC DISORDERS SYMPOSIUM, 7/08, Seattle. Keynote address, international gathering on MS, TM, and other disorders, sponsored by the Transverse Myelitis Association and the Johns Hopkins Project Restore.
GOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF CENTRAL INDIANA, 6/08, Indianapolis, IN. Keynote address, annual awards luncheon.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MULTICULTURE CONFERENCE, 5/08, LA. Seminar speaker at 10th annual event on diversity.
MS SOCIETY, Pacific South Coast Chapter, Carlsbad, CA and San Diego, CA, 1/08, Executive fundraising breakfast.
GOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF MIDDLE TENNESEE, Nashville, TN, 10/2/07. Keynote address at annual awards dinner.
RANCHO LOS AMIGOS REHABILITATION CENTER, Downey, CA, 9/27/07. Address before patients and staff.
“THE SECOND ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL FORUM ON CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS,” Doha, Qatar, 4/22-4/26/07. Participant in global disability rights conference sponsored by Sheika Mozah Al-Missned, the First Lady of Qatar.
INTEGRIS JIM THORPE REHABILITATION HOSPITAL, Oklahoma City, OK, 3/2/07. Address before patients and staff.