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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 students, parents, early-birds, groups and/or partial attendance in multi-day events. We publish this calendar as a public service. 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.

February 2, 2017
The PEAK Autism Conference will be held at Four Points by Sheraton in Little Rock, Arkansas. The featured speaker is Jed Baker Ph.D., director of the Social Skills Training Project, and author of No More Meltdowns: Managing and Preventing Out-Of-Control Behavior.behavior For more information: see www.peakconferencegroup.com.

March 13, 2017
A Wrightslaw workshop on special education law and advocacy by attorney Peter Wright will be held at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in Greensboro, NC. Sponsored by Autism Unbound. 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.

March 31-April 1, 2017
Profectum Foundation's 5th International Conference will be held at the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, in San Marino, CA. 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.

May 10-13, 2017
The International Meeting for Autism Research will be held at the Marriott Marquis in San Francisco, CA. Autism researchers will present their newest findings. Information: http://www.autism-insar.org

May 25, 2017
Future Horizons will hold an autism conference in Fort Worth, TX. The featured speakers are Temple Grandin, Maria Wheeler, and Beth Aune. 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. For information as it becomes available, visit their website.