CARD's 15th Annual Autism Conference

October 15, 2015 (All day) to October 16, 2015 (All day)

Radisson Hotel North Baltimore
2004 Greenspring Drive
Timonium, MD 21093

Autism: Valuing the Present, Shaping the Future

This annual conference is the premier educational autism event in the area for educators, clinicians, families, researchers, licensed psychologists, mental health professionals, psychology associates, and other healthcare professionals hoping to increase their understanding of autism spectrum disorders (ASD). The two-day conference addresses a wide range of topics across the lifespan of those with ASD, including inclusive practices, behavior, social skills, genetic causes, early intervention, inclusive practices, victimization and bullying and more. The conference will also offer candid, firsthand accounts of living with autism, which will provide valuable insights and benefit parents, professionals, and individuals with autism. Participants will be able to attend a variety of breakout workshops geared towards their specific interests.

This year's conference features some of the nation's leading experts. Topics include:

  • Evidence-based strategies to assist students in meeting Common Core Academic Standards
  • Learning to interprete behavior as a means of communicating social, emotional, physical and sensory needs
  • Updates on genetic causes of autism
  • Increasing social communication in the home and community environments
  • Building a foundation for AAC in preschool and early elementary
  • Understanding life on the autism spectrum
  • Common sleep problems - diagnosis, treatment and new developments
  • GI issues and food selectivity

For More Information:

For more information, and to register, visit the autism conference website.

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