IRCA Autism Conference

September 22, 2022

Join us for the 2nd Annual Virtual Autism Conference: Learning Together

Hosted by the Indiana Resource Center for Autism

  

Closing Keynote Speaker: Brenda Smith Myles, Ph.D.

Lightbulb Moments and Lessons: What I've Learned from Autistic People

Brenda Smith Myles Ph.D., formerly, a professor in the Department of Special Education at the University of Kansas, is the recipient of the Autism Society of America’s Outstanding Professional Award, the Princeton Fellowship Award, The Global and Regional Asperger Syndrome (GRASP) Divine Neurotypical Award, American Academy of Pediatrics Autism Champion, and two-time recipient of the Council for Exceptional Children Burton Blatt Humanitarian Award. Brenda has made over 3000 presentations all over the world and written more than 300 articles and books on ASD. In addition, she collaborated with the three organization who identified evidenced based practices in autism. Further, in the latest survey conducted by the University of Texas, she was acknowledged as the second most productive applied researcher in ASD in the world.

 

Breakout Sessions

Speakers will address a range of topics relevant for those across the autism spectrum and across the age span. Sessions will be 75 minutes long and will include a range of topics, including behavior, practical educational strategies used in schools, mental health and ASD, adults with ASD panel/presentation, social skills, executive functioning, transition planning, adult services, and more.

More details coming soon!

Who Should Attend

Special and general education educators, autism leaders, behavior consultants, psychologists,speech language pathologists, occupational therapists, administrators, counselors, social workers, family members, therapists, ABA clinicians, paraprofessionals and others who are interested in learning more strategies to support individuals on the autism spectrum.