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April 2017

Improvisation Workshop for Professionals

April 29, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm EDT
Dept of Occupational Therapy @ NYU Steinhardt, 82 Washington Square E
new york, NY 10003 United States
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This four hour workshop will cover the the basics of improvisation, how to gear improv techniques to provide an alternative vehicle for learning fundamental skill sets, why improv works for those on the spectrum, the importance of creating muscle memory and the practice flexible thinking. Additonally, as it is geared toward professionals, we will also cover how to teach basic improv techniques and when they can be advantageous for therapeutic use. Those attending the workshop will leave with a greater…

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June 2017

It’s Not “Just Autism”: Understanding Co-Occurring Psychiatric Disorders in Children with ASD

June 7, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
The Center for Global Studies and Human Development, 100 Nicolls Road
Stony Brook, NY 11794 United States
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A one-day conference hosted by Stony Brook University’s psychology and psychiatry departments in partnership with the Developmental Disabilities Institute. This event intends to discuss the prevalence, assessment, and treatment of co-occurring psychiatric disorders in children with autism, particularly those with limited language and severe/challenging behaviors.   Registration for this event is FREE.

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July 2017

AASET (Autistic Adults and other Stakeholders Engage Together)

July 11, 2017

Join us for the AASET conference on July 11, 2017 (the day before Autism Society of America ) in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to set priorities for a future research agenda in health and healthcare for adults with autism. (Registration is free for Individuals with Autism and Family Members) Autistic adults have multiple, chronic, and potentially preventable healthcare needs as compared to same-aged adults without ASD, but we know very little about why these differences are occurring and how to improve outcomes.…

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49th Annual Autism Society National Conference

July 12, 2017 - July 15, 2017
Hilton Milwaukee City Center, 509 W. WISCONSIN AVENUE
Milwaukee, WI 53203 United States
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The Autism Society’s vision since our founding in 1965 is to increase the quality of life of everyone living with autism. Our 49th Annual Conference is the best way for individuals, families, educators, care givers, service providers and all concerned with ensuring basic human rights to gain insights and learn concrete strategies that allow people to interact with one another and the world in their own terms. The Autism Society’s Quality of Life goals are essential aspects of the human…

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April 2018

2018 AOTA Annual Conference & Expo

April 19, 2018 @ 8:00 am - April 22, 2018 @ 5:00 pm EDT
Salt Palace Convention Center, 90 South West Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84101 United States
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AOTA’s Annual Conference & Expo features over 1,200 educational and poster sessions, exceptional speakers, and an Expo Hall filled with the latest products and opportunities. This Conference—the largest gathering of occupational therapy professionals in the world—is a not-to-miss event!

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May 2018

Animals On The Mind 3.0

May 3, 2018 - May 4, 2018
The Institute for Human-Animal Connection, 2148 S High St
Denver, CO 80208 United States
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Extraordinary Connections: Illuminating neurodiversity in human-animal relationships aims to increase awareness, compassion and understanding of people on the autism spectrum through the strength-based perspective of neurodiversity. This conference will focus on contemporary understanding of neurodiversity and human-animal relationships, through ethical frameworks of educational, therapeutic and vocational opportunities. Experts from around the globe will be featured as we explore the diversity of human and animal minds from a variety of perspectives and research. This special event is co-hosted by IHAC, the…

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AHA Spring Conference 2018

May 6, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT
Ruth S. Harley University Center, One South Ave
Garden City, NY 11530 United States
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Each spring and fall AHA hosts our renowned bi-annual educational conferences in a university setting. The goal of these conferences is to meet the demand for how to address the needs of youth through adults on the spectrum with the most current methods and initiatives.

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June 2018

Denver Comic Con

June 15, 2018 - June 17, 2018
Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th St
Denver, CO 80202 United States
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Denver Comic Con (DCC) is a 3-day, family-friendly pop culture fan extravaganza, featuring the best in pop culture entertainment. DCC is a program of the Colorado nonprofit Pop Culture Classroom, whose mission is to inspire a love of learning, to increase literacy, celebrate diversity and build community through pop culture education. The proceeds from this annual event benefit Pop Culture Classroom’s overall educational endeavors.

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November 2018

World Autism Organisation Congress 2018

November 12, 2018 - November 15, 2018
Marriott Marquis Houston, 1777 Walker St
Houston, TX United States
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The WAO congress is a joint venture between Associations from Mexico (notably in Nuevo Leon), with significant assistance from regional associations and centres from Houston, making it a genuine “Tex-Mex” event. Historically, the WAO international congresses attract 1000 – 1500 delegates from many countries around the world and with Houston offering such a terrific host city with good access by air and other travel options, we are confident that there will be even greater participation. Preparations are well under way…

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