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.
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May 10-13, 2017
The International Meeting for Autism Research will be held at the Marriott Marquis in San Francisco, CA. Autism researchers from around the world will present their newest findings. Information: http://www.autism-insar.org
May 19, 2017
A Wrightslaw workshop on special education law and advocacy by attorney Peter Wright will be held in Napa Valey, CA. He is the author of The Special Education Survival Guide and Wrightslaw: All About IEPs. CEUs available. 9 am-4:30 pm. Cost: varies. Information: Wrightslaw website.
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 Spectrum. Continuing Education credits are available: APA, ASHA, ASWB. For information and registration, visit the FH website.
July 12-15, 2017
The 49th Annual Autism Society of America National Conference will be held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Theme: Your Quality of Life. Speakers include Dr. Barry Prizant, author of Uniquely Human: A Different Way of Seeing Autism, and Dr. Stephen Shore, author of Beyond the Wall: Personal Experiences with Autism and Asperger Syndrome. Information and registraion: http://www.autism-society.org/get-involved/conference/
August 25-27, 2017
The US Autism and Asperger's Association 12th Annual World Conference and Expo will be held at the Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel in Portland, OR. Keynote speakers include Temple Grandin, PhD, the scientist who has autism and the author of The Autistic Brain: Thinking Across the Spectrum; Phillip C. DeMio, MD; Stephen Shore, EdD, the autism/Asperger's self-advocate and author of Beyond the Wall; and William Shaw, PhD. For information, cost and registration: visit the USAA conference website.
October 25-27, 2017
The NY/NJ Conference & Leadership Summit, with the Profectum Foundation, will be held at The Ramada Plaza Hotel 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 Disorders. For more information, visit their 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.