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

2015 Research in Action, Saturday, July 25th

  • Discover the latest in autism research, intervention and therapies from knowledgeable experts
  • Earn CEU’s* and gain new skills
  • Network with hundreds of parents and professionals from the autism community

Renowned Keynote Speakers


Dr. Leaf                       Keynote Address:  'Not All ABA is Alike'       

Dr. Ronald Leaf

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. Ganz


     Keynote Address:  'Communication Interventions for People with ASD:  State of 

                      the Science and Recommendations for the Future'

Dr. Jennifer Ganz

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:

'Creating the Receptive Learner'

'Visual Supports in the Work Place - Strategies for Promoting Employment Success'

'Structured Teaching Approaches'

'Theater-based Intervention to Teach Emotion Recognition & Other Social Skills'

'Evidence-Based Practices with Social & Empirical Validation: A Top 10 List for Parents & Practitioners'

And Many More!




*Continuing Education Credits (CEUs)

  • Available for BACB, ASHA, UNT employees and others for $25 fee.
  • For details, contact 940-369-5373.

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


 Interested in vendor table opportunities?  Contact Abbie Huzarevich at 940-369-5373

More Details Coming Soon!