34th Annual TEACCH Autism Program Conference

ASD Interventions Across the Lifespan
May 16th and 17th, 2013

The 34th Annual TEACCH Autism Program Conference is specifically designed to educate professionals about the latest treatment approaches for Autism Spectrum Disorder from infancy to adulthood. This conference will be beneficial to both professionals engaged in direct service provision and professionals engaged in research with individuals diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

May 15 – PreConference Concurrent Workshops from 1:00pm to 4:30pm
· How to Develop Sustainable Employment for People with Autism
Mike Chapman, TEACCH Director Supported Employment
· Complex Cases in High Functioning Autism: A Framework for Developing Intervention Strategies – Kerry Hogan, Ph.D. Licensed Psychologist, Wilmington Psych

May 16 & 17, 2013 CONFERENCE FEATURED SPEAKERS

Gary B. Mesibov, Ph.D., Director Emeritus, TEACCH Autism Program – “My Mantras: Lessons Learned From 45 Years of Studying and Working With People With ASD and Related Conditions”

Geraldine Dawson, Ph.D., Chief Science Officer, Autism Speaks – “An Overview of the Early Start Denver Model”

Cathy Pratt, Ph.D., Director of the Indiana Resource Center for Autism at the Indiana Institute on Disability and Community located at Indiana University – “What to Do When Behavior Happens”

Connie Kasari, Ph.D., Professor of Psychological Studies in Education and Psychiatry at UCLA – “School-Based Social Skills Interventions”

Co-speakers: J. Erin Riehle, MSN, RN, Director of Disability Services and Project SEARCH, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and Glenna Osborne, M.Ed, Assistant Director of Supported Employment Services for the TEACCH Autism Program – “Project SEARCH High School Transition Program”

LOCATION: The Friday Center – Chapel Hill, NC

William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education
100 Friday Center Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599

The Friday Center is UNC-Chapel Hill’s center for continuing education, serving the varied needs of adult learners through credit and noncredit course offerings and the operation of a continuing education conference facility.

CREDITS

Mental Health Credit: 8.5 Contact Hours (Category A) CE for Psychologists; 8.5 NBCC (Provider # 5470)

Speech & Language Pathologist Credit
This course is offered for 0.85 ASHA CEUs (ACEL1308) Professional area, Intermediate level. Unless otherwise noted, no presenter has disclosed any relevant financial or nonfinancial relationship.

Physical Therapy Credit: 8.5 NCBPTE

Other Health Care Professionals Credit: Greensboro AHEC will award 0.85 (8.5 Contact Hours) for participants attending the entire program

MORE INFORMATION
For more information regarding registration, agendas and hotel accommodations, click HERE.

To view the event flyer, click HERE.

For a complete listing of upcoming TEACCH training opportunities go to www.teacch.com/trainings

If you have any questions regarding TEACCH Autism Program Training Opportunities please email TEACCHtraining@med.unc.edu

If your organization is interested in becoming a sponsor for the 34th Annual TEACCH conference, please contact Jill Thompson at 919-966-8151, or jill_thompson@med.unc.edu

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