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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.

Online and ongoing in 2017
Spectrum News sponsors free online seminars on autism research topics. Information: see 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.

February 4-6, 2018
The 12th Annual Autism Conference on "Science That Changes Lives: Behavioral Approaches to Assessing and Treating Autism" will be held at the Hyatt Regency Miami in Miami, FL. Sponsored by the Association for Behavior Analysis International. For information and registration, see the ABAI website.

February 8, 2018
A Wrightslaw workshop on special education law and advocacy by attorney Peter Wright will be held in Oakland, CA, sponsored by Oakland RiteCare Childhood Language Center. Wright 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.

April 27, 2018
The Center for the Advancement of Behavior Analysis will hold a conference, "Preserving Quality ABA and the Effective Implementation of Autism Treatment," from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM in Seal Beach, CA. CEUs available. For information, see the CABA event website.

July 10-12, 2018
The Autism Society of America's annual national conference, "The Future of Autism, will be held in the Washington, DC, area. Information: visit the ASA website.