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Sponsorship Application Form

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 Krista Hughes
573.884.5164

 



Schedule at a Glance

 

Please refer to the continuing education page of the website to review which sessions are approved for your relevant CE area.

Thursday, September 21, 2017
7:30 a.m.
Registration Opens and Continental Breakfast
8:30-8:45 a.m. Welcome: Stephen Kanne, Executive Director
University of Missouri, Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders
8:45 - 9:45 a.m.
Keynote Session
Wendy Chung
Simmons Foundation

The Challenges and the Opportunities of the Spectrum of Autism
STRANDS Current Topics
in Autism Research
Applied Behavior Analysis in Practice Autism in Schools
10:00 - 11:30 a.m. 1. Amy Esler

University of Minnesota

Autism in the Somali Community of Minnesota: Prevalence, Diagnosis, and Community Engagement

2. Amanda Kelly

University of West Florida - Hawaii Cohort

How a Self-Management Sustainability Project Made Me a Better Consultant

3. Kevin Ayres

University of Georgia

Using Video Based Instructions in Classroom Contexts to Promote Independence
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch Provided
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Student Poster Session
1:00 - 2:30 p.m. 4. Stephen Kanne

University of Missouri Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Exploring Screening Measures in Autism Spectrum Disorders
5. Tiffany Kodak

University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

Assessment-based Instruction and Treatment Integrity for Receptive Identification
6. Janice Chan

University of California,
San Diego

Bringing ABA to the Classroom: An Introduction to Classroom Pivotal Response Teaching (CPRT)
2:45 - 4:15 p.m. 7. Zachary Warren

Vanderbilt University

Model Programs for Improving Early Screening and Diagnosis
8. Dennis Debbaudt

Debbaudt Legacy Productions, LLC

ASD & High Risk Law Enforcement Contacts: Planning & Disclosure
Friday, September 22, 2017
7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m.
Registration Opens
8:30-8:45 a.m. Announcements:  Stephen Kanne, Executive Director
University of Missouri, Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders
8:45 - 9:45 a.m.


Keynote Session
James McPartland
Yale School of Medicine

Developing Social-Communicative Biomarkers for Autism Spectrum Disorder
STRANDS Current Topics
in Autism Research
Applied Behavior Analysis in Practice Autism in Schools
10:00 - 11:30 a.m. 9. Wendy Stone

University of Washington

Early Detection and Intervention for Toddlers with ASD: Examining a New Model of Health Care Delivery
10. Louis Hagopain

Kennedy Krieger Institute

Automatically Reinforced
Self-Injury
11. Thomas Zane

University of Kansas

Science and Pseudoscience in Autism Treatment: Professional and Ethical Considerations to Guide Practice
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Lunch Provided
12:30 - 2:00 p.m. 12. Kara Gross Margolis

Columbia University Medical Center

Enteric Serotonin as a Potential Link in Brain-Gut Axis Disease: A Focus on Autism Spectrum Disorders
13. Mary Jane Weiss

Endicott College

Best Practices in Supervision of Behavior Analysts
14. Janine Stichter
University of Missouri

Assessment to Intervention: Addressing Social Competence for Individuals with ASD
2:15 - 3:45 p.m.

15. Evdokia Anagnostou
Holland Bloomview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital


Thinking Differently about Autism

16. Kathryn Peterson

Munroe-Meyer Institute- University of Nebraska Medical Center

Recent Advancements in the Treatment of Food Selectivity in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
17. John Miller

Palm Beach County Schools

ASD and Bullying:  Positive Interventions for Victims and Perpetrators