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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
Simons Foundation

The Challenges and the Opportunities of the Spectrum of Autism
CE Available for: APA, ASHA, CME
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

CE Available for:
APA, ASHA, CME

 

2. Amanda Kelly

University of West Florida - Hawaii Cohort; Behaviorbabe

How a Self-Management Sustainability Project Made Me a Better Consultant
CE Available for:
APA, ASHA, BACB, CME

 

3. Kevin Ayres

University of Georgia

Using Video Based Instructions in Classroom Contexts to Promote Independence
CE Available for:
APA, ASHA, BACB, CME
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch Provided
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Research 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

CE Available for:
APA, ASHA, CME

5. Tiffany Kodak

University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

Assessment-based Instruction and Treatment Integrity for Receptive Identification

CE Available for:
APA, ASHA, BACB, CME

6. Janice Chan

University of California,
San Diego

Bringing ABA to the Classroom: An Introduction to Classroom Pivotal Response Teaching (CPRT)

CE Available for:
APA, ASHA, BACB, CME

2:45 - 4:15 p.m. 7. Zachary Warren

Vanderbilt University

Model Programs for Improving Early Screening and Diagnosis

CE Available for:
APA, ASHA, CME

8. Dennis Debbaudt

Debbaudt Legacy Productions, LLC

ASD & High Risk Law Enforcement Contacts: Planning & Disclosure

CE Available for:
ASHA, CME

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
CE Available for: APA, ASHA, CME
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

CE Available for:
APA, ASHA, CME

10. Louis Hagopian

Kennedy Krieger Institute

Automatically Reinforced
Self-Injury

CE Available for:
APA, ASHA, BACB, CME

11. Thomas Zane

University of Kansas

Science and Pseudoscience in Autism Treatment: Professional and Ethical Considerations to Guide Practice
CE Available for:
APA, ASHA, BACB, CME
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
CE Available for:
APA, ASHA, CME
13. Mary Jane Weiss

Endicott College

Best Practices in Supervision of Behavior Analysts
CE Available for:
APA, ASHA, BACB, CME
14. Janine Stichter, Emily Malugen, Mattina Davenport

and Jaclyn Benigno
University of Missouri

Assessment to Intervention: Addressing Social Competence for Individuals with ASD
CE Available for:
ASHA, CME

2:15 - 3:45 p.m.

15. Evdokia Anagnostou
Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital

Thinking Differently about Autism
CE Available for:
APA, ASHA, CME

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
CE Available for:
APA, ASHA, BACB, CME
17. John Miller

Palm Beach County Schools

ASD and Bullying:  Positive Interventions for Victims and Perpetrators
CE Available for:
ASHA, CME