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AUTISM SOCIETY GREATER PHILADELPHIA
2016 SPRING AUTISM CONFERENCE

FRIDAY, MAY 6, 2016
Radisson Hotel Valley Forge
King of Prussia, PA

Featuring

STEVE SILBERMAN, award winning science writer and New York Times bestselling author of NeuroTribes.

Hinkle, Fingles, Prior & Fischer is the Presenting Sponsor of this Conference.

For full conference details and to REGISTER, go to asa2016.eventbrite.com. For assistance, call 610-358-5256.

Download the flyer for this Conference.

Headlined by award winning science writer and New York Times bestselling author of NeuroTribes, Steve Silberman, this conference offers diverse workshops that are inclusive of all ages.

Leading experts present on a wide variety of topics including educational best practices, cutting edge medical news, legal rights, family issues, and the latest in technological advances.

Also offering a Resource Fair featuring vendors and service providers of interest to the Autism community, and an informal Wine and Cheese Reception to close the event, attendees are guaranteed to leave full of useful, practical, and exciting information.

$30.00 Per Person

For full conference details and to register, go to asa2016.eventbrite.com.

Conference Schedule:

8:30-9:00 – REGISTRATION, WELCOME, RESOURCE FAIR

9:15-10:45 – PLENARY SESSION:
Great Minds Don’t Always Think Alike
Steve Silberman, award winning science writer and New York Times bestselling author of NeuroTribes.

10:45-11:00 – COFFEE BREAK/VENDOR VISITS

11:00-12:15 – CONCURRENT BREAK OUT SESSION I

a) Accessing Adult Services/Waivers
Ira M. Fingles, Esq., Hinkle, Fingles, Prior & Fischer, Attorneys at Law

b) Assistive Technology: What is it & How Can I Get My Loved One What They Need?
Susan Tachau, Chief Executive Officer of Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation (PATF)

c) Behind Closed Doors: Special Needs, Autism and Families
Amy Kelly, Director of Family & Community Services for Devereux

12:15 – 1:15 – BOXED LUNCH/ ROUND TABLE DISCUSSIONS/ RESOURCE FAIR
Enjoy lunch and chat about topics of interest

1:15 – 2:30 – CONCURRENT SESSION II

a) Special Education: Getting What is Appropriate for YOUR Child
Adam Wilson, Esq., Hinkle, Fingles, Prior & Fischer, Attorneys at Law

b) Let’s Talk About Puberty, Romantic Relationships, Sex and Safety
Nancy Knowell, MPA, MEd, CSE, Certified Sexuality Educator

c) The Curious Case of ADHD in the Context of Autism: An overview of Diagnosis and Treatment
Ben Yeyrs, psychologist at the Center for Autism Research

2:45 – 4:00 – CONCURRENT SESSION III

a) Planning for the Future: Wills, Trusts, Guardianship and The ABLE Act
Maria Fischer, Esq., Hinkle, Fingles, Prior & Fischer, Attorneys at Law

b) Autism, Wandering & Missing Persons: Creating a Safety Plan
Dennis Debbaut, Autism Risk & Safety Management

c) Transition Planning for Positive Adult Outcomes for Students with Autism Spectrum
Domenico Cavaiuolo, Ph.D., Professor of Special Education and Rehabilitative/Human Services at East Stroudsburg University.

4:30 – 6:00 – WINE AND CHEESE EVENT

Please stay for this relaxing social event, mingle with other parents, providers and advocates, and learn more about Autism Society of Greater Philadelphia. This social event is free of charge.

Download the flyer for this Conference.

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