Are you a special educator or work regularly with children with autism?

2018-06-25T13:59:13+00:00September 7th, 2017|Categories: Professional Development|Tags: |1 Comment

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from the Thompson Center for Autism & Neurodevelopmental Disorders University of Missouri about their 2017 Autism conference in St. Louis.

Join us for the 12th Annual Thompson Center Autism Conference in St. Louis on September 21 through 22!

Autism professionals from across the country will learn the latest research findings and best practices for autism education during the Midwest’s premier autism conference.

Breakout sessions are offered across three strands:

  • Autism in the Schools
  • Applied Behavior Analysis in Practice
  • Current Topics in Autism Research.

Renowned speakers this year include keynotes by Wendy Chung, research director at the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI), and James McPartland, director of Yale University’s Developmental Disabilities Clinic.

Other leading experts in autism education from across the nation will discuss:

  • Addressing social skills
  • Bullying prevention and interventions
  • Using video-based instruction into classrooms
  • Bringing Applied Behavior Analysis into the classroom
  • Addressing safety concerns for students with autism

Take advantage of this incredible opportunity to pack in lots of learning and practical strategies to help serve children with autism in your school and classroom, while accruing continuing education credits as well.

Register now, because Early Bird rates expire on Sept. 9. Group registration discounts also are available. To see the full list of speakers and topics or to register, please visit the detailed schedule of sessions here.

We hope you will join us for this amazing opportunity to advance your knowledge and connect with the brightest minds in autism care and education.

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