Milestones 12th Annual Autism Spectrum Disorder Conference

Cleveland

Milestones Autism Resources 12th Annual Autism Spectrum Disorder Conference brings family members and leading experts in the field of autism together to share evidence-based practical strategies and best practices. Attendees will engage in 75-plus educational workshops focusing on field-tested ideas and be inspired by the national keynotes. The Conference is also a great opportunity to network and visit dozens of exhibits featuring autism-specific products and services.

Conference Name: Milestones 12th Annual Autism Spectrum Disorder Conference
Conference Dates: June 18 – 19, 2014 (8:00 am – 5:00 pm)
Conference Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Conference Venue: Cleveland I-X Center
Conference Speakers: Featuring National Keynotes: Dr. Peter Gerhardt, EdD, National Autism Consultant, and Brittany Lauber & Justin Rooney, Self Advocates, OSU
Conference Topics:
New this year:

Medical Track:
For the first time, medical professionals including physicians, nurses, and physical assistants can earn Continuing Medical Education (CME) in Medical Track sessions. These educational workshops will increase the knowledge, skills, and relationships that medical professionals use to provide services to patients with autism. The Medical Track sessions will be on day two, Thursday, of the Conference.

Employment Track:
Thursday will also hold the new Employment Track for adults with autism spectrum disorder, families, job coaches, employment specialists, and transition coordinators. Participants will learn hands-on strategies that will support adults with ASD in the workplace. Workshop topics include: hard skills get you hired and soft skills get you fired, practical tips and strategies for job coaches, maximizing a student’s transition years in high school to lay the foundation for employment, and more.

Exclusive Parent Features:
This year parents will have a separate check-in area at the Conference Center and staff will be readily available to guide them in selecting which workshops to attend. Parents will also have the option of attending a special networking luncheon.

Contact Phone Number: 216-464-7600
Contact Email Address: info@milestones.org
Website: http://milestones.org/what-we-do/conferences/

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