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Conferences on Autism Spectrum Disorder and Asperger's Syndrome

A calendar of conferences, workshops and webcasts on autism and Asperger's Syndrome, in the U.S. and Canada. If the cost is shown as a range, that means that discounts are available for certain attendees. We publish this calendar as a public service and are not associated with any event. Please contact conference organizers for questions.

To include your autism conference, please email AutismWeb with the information for your event, in a format similar to the items listed below, at least one month in advance. No attachments.

October 11-13, 2017
The Southwest Conference on Disability will be held at the Convention Center in Albuquerque, NM. Topics include people with disabilities and underserved populations. Information: visit their website.

October 12-13, 2017
The 17th Annual Autism Conference, "Innovation, Integration, Inspiration," sponsored by the Center for Autism and Related Disorders at Kennedy Krieger Institute, will be held at the Radisson North Baltimore Hotel near Baltimore, MD. Topics include the lifespan, including intervention approaches, communication, sexuality education, research, inclusive classrooms, transition, and more. Information: see their website.

October 13, 2017
A Wrightslaw workshop on special education law and advocacy by attorney Peter Wright will be held in Charleston, SC, sponsored by Trident Academy. He is the author of The Special Education Survival Guidelaw and Wrightslaw: All About IEPs. CEUs available. 9 am-4:30 pm. Cost: varies. Information: Wrightslaw website.

October 20, 2017
A Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference with attorney Peter Wright will be held in Columbus, OH. Wright is the author of The Special Education Survival Guidelaw and Wrightslaw: All About IEPs. 9 am-4:30 pm. CEUs available. Information: Wrightslaw website. Sponsored by the Down Syndrome Association of Central Ohio.

October 21-22, 2017
Jake Greenspan and Tim Bleecker of The Floortime Center® will present the techniques of The Greenspan Floortime Approachnew floortime user manual in Miami, FL. Topics include how to use the Learning Tree Model to evaluate a child's developmental profile, and how to design comprehensive Greenspan Floortime therapy programs for children with autism and other developmental differences. Information: see  the event's website.

October 25-26, 2017
The 7th Annual NY/NJ Conference, with the Profectum Foundation, will be held at Hilton Newark Penn Station in Newark, NJ. Profectum, an autism foundation, builds upon the DIR intervention model developed by Drs. Stanley Greenspan and Serena Wieder. Dr. Wieder is co-author of Visual/Spatial Portals to Thinking, Feeling and Movement: Advancing Competencies and Emotional Development in Children with Learning and Autism Spectrum Disordersautism book by serena wieder. For more information, visit their website.

November 10, 2017
Future Horizons will hold an autism conference in Long Island, NY. The featured speakers are Dr. Temple Grandin, her mother Eustacia Cutler, and occupational therapist Paula Aquilla. Dr. Grandin is the scientist who has autism and the author of The Autistic Brain: Thinking Across the Spectrumautism book. Continuing Education credits are available: APA, ASHA, ASWB. For information and registration, visit the FH website.

November 15-17, 2017
OCALICON 2017, an annual autism and disabilities conference, will be held at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, OH. Speakers include Patrick Henry Hughes. For information, visit the conference website.