22nd Annual Statewide Autism Conference and PEPSA Pre-Conference Day for Educators

Published: January 6th, 2015

Category: Calendar

The 22nd Annual Statewide Autism Conference and PEPSA Pre-Conference, will take place January 16-18, 2015, at the Florida Hotel and Conference center located at 1500 Sand Lake Road in Orlando, FL, at the Florida Mall.

The PEPSA Pre-Conference Day for Educators will be held on Friday, January 16th, 2015 and begin at 8:30am.  The day will begin with a keynote by Paula Kluth on inclusion and follow with breakout sessions after lunch.

The ADOS 2 training preceding the 22nd Annual Statewide Conference will be held on Thursday, January 15th and Friday, January 16th, 2015 and will begin at 8:30am. Hotel rates apply to all ADOS participants using CARD as the code for discount. All participants will receive a certitication of completition. Please be aware that only medical doctors and psychologists may use the ADOS 2 to diagnose.  All others may use it as a tool to evaluate an individual for progress. 

The conference will offer a series of breakout sessions and keynote presentations. The purpose of the annual conference is to provide information on state-of-the-art practices in areas that promote best practices in education, early intervention and quality community based life-styles for individuals with autism, deaf-blindness, and related disabilities.  Conference participants will learn about current research findings and their implications, as well as practical strategies related to communication and social interventions, transitions to adulthood, education, early intervention, and school and community inclusion.

For full conference details visit:
http://www.pals-ucfcard.org/2015_CARD_Conference.html