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The Autism Conference welcomes organizations who wish to reach out to our attendees-professionals who work with individuals with autism spectrum disorders- to become sponsors. A limited number of opportunities are available including utilizing exhibition space, underwriting meals or providing promotional materials.

For more information contact Louis Nevins, 573.884.1619 or



The MU Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders
is proud to announce the 9th annual Autism Conference

October 6-7, 2014

Capitol Plaza Hotel, Jefferson City, Missouri

This year's conference will feature keynote presentations by:
Eric Fombonne, MD
Professor of Psychiatry, Oregon Health & Science University, Director Autism Research Center, Institute of Development and Disability.

Jacqueline Crawley, PhD
Professor Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of California Davis School of Medicine.

Conference Strands:
Health Professionals Workshops presented by:
Robert G. Voigt, MD, Dana Kober, MD, Raphael Bernier, PhD, Connie M. Brooks, PhD, Micah Mazurek, PhD, and John Mantovani, MD

Education Professionals Workshops presented by:
Brooke Ingersoll, PhD, Jena Randolph, PhD, Karen O’Connor, PhD, Connie Kasari, PhD, Jeanne Anne Carriere, PhD, and Janine Stichter, PhD

Applied Behavior Analysts Workshops presented by:
SungWoo Kahng, PhD, BCBA-D, Einar Ingvarsson, PhD, BCBA-D and Claudia Dozier, PhD, BCBA-D

This conference aims to educate and provide support for professionals who work with individuals with autism spectrum disorders, including Board Certified Physicians, Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Applied Behavior Analysts, Social Workers, Educators, Nurses, Speech & Language Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, and others interested in the field of autism spectrum disorders.

The conference upholds a commitment to sharing comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of assessment and intervention strategies supported by research. The conference will include a University of Missouri Thompson Center Meet and Greet, and sessions presented by regionally and nationally-recognized researchers and practitioners in the field of autism.

Conference Learning Objectives:

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