POSTPONED Autism & UF: Together We CAN Conference

POSTPONED

Date:
Fri, Apr 17, 2020, 9:00 AM –
Sat, Apr 18, 2020, 12:30 PM

Location:
Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art at the University of Florida|
3259 Hull Road
Gainesville, Florida 32608

Hosted by: UF-Gainesville Center for Autism & Related Disabilities (UF CARD) and UF Health Center for Autism & Neurodevelopment (UFHCAN)

Conference Description
The Autism & UF Conference is an annual conference aimed at providing high quality professional development to a variety of professionals, including researchers, educators, mental health counselors, psychologists, occupational, physical, and speech therapists, physicians, and caregivers involved in the lives of individuals with ASD. This event will consist of one and a half days of sessions on the latest research and intervention in the field of ASD.

Keynote speakers:

  • Dr. Ami Klin, Director of Marcus Autism Center, a Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar Professor, and Division Chief of Autism and Developmental Disabilities at Emory University School of Medicine.
  • Dr. Amy Wetherby, Director of the Autism Institute in the College of Medicine and the Laurel Schendel Professor of Communication Disorders at Florida State University.

Presenters:

  • Dr. Amber M. Angell, OTR/L, Research Assistant Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy, College of Public Health & Health Professions at the University of Florida.
  • Dr. Luke Breland, Doctor of Philosophy in Linguistics, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, University of Florida.
  • Dr. Tana Carson, Assistant Professor, Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing & Health Sciences at Florida International University.
  • Dr. Iser Deleon, Professor, Department of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences at the University of Florida.
  • Dr. Jessica Kramer, OTR/L, Associate Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy, College of Public Health & Health Professions at the University of Florida.
  • Dr. Brad Wilkes, Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Laboratory for Rehabilitation Neuroscience, Department of Applied Physiology & Kinesiology, College of Health & Human Performance at the University of Florida.

For questions, please contact card-training@ufl.edu or (352) 265-2230
Sponsored by PEPSA (Partnership for Effective Programs for Students with Autism)