Adventures in Autism Intervention and Research Conference
Annual conference for educators, professionals, researchers and parents
hosted by the UNT Kristin Farmer Autism Center
2015 Research in Action, Saturday, July 25th, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
UNT Gateway Center, Denton, TX
Discover the latest in autism research, intervention and therapies from knowledgeable experts
Earn CEUs* and gain new skills
Network with hundreds of parents and professionals from the autism community
Renowned Keynote Speakers
Dr. Ronald Leaf
Keynote Address: "Not All ABA is Alike"
"Creating the Receptive Learner" (Helping to reduce disruptive behaviors...)
Dr. Ronald Leaf is a licensed psychologist who has over thirty years of experience in the field of autism. Dr. Leaf is also the Executive Director of Behavior Therapy and Learning Center, a mental health agency providing treatment, consultation and related services to parents, program staff and school personnel in the United States.
Dr. Jennifer Ganz
Keynote Address: "Communication Interventions for People with ASD: State of the Science and Recommendations for the Future"
"Speaking Volumes: Naturalistic Instructional Practices for Augmentative & Alternative Communication."
Dr. Ganz is a Professor of Special Education at Texas A&M. She received her doctorate at the University of Kansas, with a concentration in autism spectrum disorders and behavioral disorders and is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. Her research focuses on the use of technology to improve social-communication deficits in people with ASD and other developmental disabilities.
Multiple Breakout Sessions
"The Effective Use of Adaptive & Alternative Communication Devices for Classroom Teachers"
"Visual Supports in the Work Place - Strategies for Promoting Employment Success"
"Teaching Children with Autism to Mand for Others to Perform an Action"
"Structured Teaching Approaches"
"The Three-Element Social Skills Program: Instruction, Drama, & Technology"
"Evidence-Based Practices with Social & Empirical Validation: A Top 10 List for Parents & Practitioners"
"Physical Therapy for Individuals with ASD: Evidence & Effective Treatments"
"Effective Treatment for ASD with the Power of the Equine: Horses, Cones, Circles, Vests, & Science"
"Antecedent Strategies for Parents, Teachers, & Practitioners"
"Practical Behavior Management Strategies"
"Implementing Evidence-Based Practices in Public Schools: Bridging the Research-to-Practice Gap"
"Toilet Training for Individuals with ASD"
*Continuing Education Credits (CEUs)
Available for BACB, ASHA, UNT employees and others for $25 fee.
For details, contact 940-369-5373.
*Update* Childcare No Longer Available
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