Downloadable speaker presentations are now available.
Friday, October 18 and Saturday, October 19
Johnson County Community College (JCCC) and KU’s Kansas Center for Autism Research and Training (K-CART) are proud to present “Beyond the Diagnosis: Autism Across the Life Span.”
This two-day conference is designed for professionals and families touched by autism. Several dozen sessions and workshops will be presented during the conference to address the needs of families, rehabilitation professionals, service providers and educators.
Friday, October 18
Check-in 8-9 a.m.
Conference 9 a.m.-4:15 p.m.
Saturday, October 19
Check-in 8-9 a.m.
Conference 9 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
Noon-1:15 p.m. Friday
Improving Social Communication with Pivotal Response Treatment for Autism
Presented Friday by: Robert Koegel, PhD, and Lynn Kern Koegel, PhD
- Behavioral Supports/Social Skills
- Early Childhood
- Community Living
- Research and Information
All sessions, conducted by nationally known researchers, KU researchers and faculty, and regional experts from several different fields, will provide practical, informative counsel that will encourage and enlighten anyone working with or caring for toddlers, school-age children, teenagers or adults with ASD.
Among the dozens of sessions offered, topics include:
- Early Intervention Strategies
- Functional Behavior Assessment
- Positive Behavioral Supports
- Updates on Medications
- Promoting Social Competence for Young Adults and Adolescents with ASD
- Employment and ASD
- Independent Living for Young Adults with ASD
… and many more.
Facilitators are professionals who have worked toward finding evidence-based solutions, or are experienced practitioners, employers, parents or program directors from government and consumer organizations.
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