Adventures in Autism Intervention and Research Conference

Autism Conference 


Annual conference for educators, professionals, researchers and parents
hosted by the UNT Kristin Farmer Autism Center
 

Saturday, August 2, 2014

9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Check in and on-site registration begins at 8:00am

University of North Texas Gateway Center
801 North Texas Blvd., Denton, Texas 76201
Free childcare available

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Individuals  |  Groups 5+  |  Vendors

Research in Action

  • Discover the latest in autism research, intervention and therapies from 20+ experts
  • Earn CEU’s* and gain new skills
  • Network with over 200 parents and professionals from the autism community

Renowned Keynote Speakers

  • Dr. Patricia Prelock, University of Vermont
    What we know about evidence-based practices in autism intervention
  • Dr. Amanda Boutot, Texas State University
    Play-based applied behavior analysis with infants/toddlers with autism

A Full Day of Autism Discovery

8:00-8:50 Registration and continental breakfast
8:50-9:00 Welcome by Dr. Kevin Callahan, Executive Director of the UNT Kristin Farmer Autism Center
9:00-9:50 Keynote Address: Dr. Patricia Prelock
 - What we know about evidence-based practices in autism intervention
10:00-10:50 Breakout Session 1
11:00-11:50 Breakout Session 2
12:00-12:50 Lunch & Keynote Address: Dr. Amanda Boutot
 - Play-based applied behavior analysis with infants/toddlers with autism
1:00-1:50 Breakout Session 3
2:00-2:50 Breakout Session 4
3:00-3:50 Breakout Session 5

20+ Breakout Sessions

  • Mastering the art of conversation: When to turn off the ASD button
  • Evaluating autism programs in public schools
  • Promoting executive function for success in life and the classroom
  • Full list of sessions

*Continuing Education Credits (CEUs)

  • Available for BACB, ASHA, UNT employees and others for $25 fee.
  • For details, contact Kevin Stewart, Director of Outreach and Training, at kevin.stewart@unt.edu  or 940-369-7949.

Free Childcare Available

  • Located in the same building as the conference
  • Space is limited
  • Providers will be trained and supervised by an experienced special needs daycare provider
  • When registering, please indicate number of children and whether on the autism spectrum

Vendors

  • Learn more about vendor table opportunities
  • Register by July 16

Past Conferences

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Individuals  |  Groups 5+  |  Vendors 

 

Questions? Contact Kevin Stewart, Director of Outreach and Training, at kevin.stewart@unt.edu or 940-369-7949.