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Autism: A Conference for Parents and Professionals

April 15, 2010 6:03 pm Published by

Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Workshops will be given. REGISTER NOW.

Workshop Schedule

8:30am – 3:30pm Respite (child care) – Boardroom East

8:30am – 9am Registration – Lobby
Continental Breakfast – Phoenix Ballroom

9:00am – 9:15am Welcome – Phoenix Ballroom
Yvette Watts, President, QSAC Board of Directors

9:15am – 10:15am Keynote – “Educating Students with Autism: Are we Preparing for Life Beyond the Classroom?”
Mary E. McDonald, PhD, BCBA

10:30 – 11:45am Workshops

Workshop Beginner – 7th Floor – Diamond Room
“What Now? What next? Curriculum Development and Problem Solving,” Mariann Lai, MS.Ed, S.A.S, BCBA

Workshop Intermediate – 7th Floor – Gallery Room
“Behavioral Interventions for Parents and Professionals,”
Peter Sturmey, PhD

Workshop Advanced – Lower Level – Garnet Room
“Using Cognitive-Behavioral Strategies to Promote Advanced Social Skills in Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder,”
Mary E. McDonald, PhD, BCBA

12pm – 1:00pm Buffet Box Lunch – Phoenix Ballroom

1:00 – 2:15pm Workshops

Workshop Beginner – 7th Floor – Diamond Room
“Increasing Independent Behavior in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder,”
Zenayda LaFontaine, MS.Ed, BCBA and
Anne Denning, MA, BCBA

Workshop Intermediate – 7th Floor – Gallery Room
“Assessing Potential Reinforcers: Current Practice & Issues,”
Ronald Lee, PhD, BCBA

Workshop Advanced – Lower Level – Garnet Room
“Communicating with Parents: Art or Science,”
Gilbert Louis, MS.Psy

2:30 – 3:30pm Panel Discussion – 7th Floor – Gallery Room

ABOUT US

QSAC is a New York City and Long Island based nonprofit that supports children and adults with autism, together with their families, in achieving greater independence, realizing their future potential, and contributing to their communities in a meaningful way by offering person-centered services.

QSAC pursues this mission through direct services that provide a supportive and individualized setting for children and adults with autism to improve their communication, socialization, academic, and functional skills.