2014-15 Social Thinking Conference Schedule

2014-15 Social Thinking Conference Schedules

Michelle Garcia Winner’s organization, Social Thinking, is offering a bevy of conferences in cities across the nation. The schedule, which is updated through May 2015, is listed below. A bit about Social Thinking conferences: Michelle’s inspiring and practical conferences are designed for professionals and parents alike — for anyone working with students and adults who are experiencing social and communication problems (high-functioning autism, Asperger’s, ADHD, nonverbal learning disorders… or no diagnosis!). Listed below are the events Michelle’s organization, Social Thinking, {Read More}

Autism Schools List Update

autism schools update

I’ve just made a round of updates to my list of autism schools in the Unitd States. Here’s a quick recap of the changes and additions. Arizona Autism Schools Arizona Autism Charter Schools 4433 North 7th Street Phoenix, Arizona 85014 Phone: (602) 882-5544 Email: info@autismcharter.org California Autism Schools Anova Center for Education- ACE Sonoma 3033 Cleveland Avenue, #240 Santa Rosa, California 95403 Phone: (707) 527-7032 Fax: (707) 527-7960 Anova Center for Education – ACE Contra Costa 3333 Ronald Way Concord, {Read More}

New Autism Schools Added in California, Missouri & Virginia

California Autism Schools Arbor Bay School 1017 Cedar Street San Carlos, California 94070 Phone: (650) 631-9999 Fax: (650) 654-3171 Missouri Autism Schools Rivendale Institute of Learning & Center for Autism 1613 W. Elfindale Drive Springfield, Missouri 65807 Phone: (417) 864-7921 Fax: (417)864-6024 Sherwood Center 7938 Chestnut Avenue Kansas City, Missouri 64132 Phone: (816) 363-4606 Fax: (816) 822-1988 Virginia Autism Schools Rivers Bend Academy 156 & 154 Burnetts Way Suffolk, Virginia 23434 Phone: (757) 934-6470 Fax: (757) 934-6471

9th Annual “Back to School & More” Autism/Asperger’s Conference in Los Angeles, California


Autism Conferences of America returns to Los Angeles for the 9th annual back to school autism conference – the “Back to School & More” Autism/Asperger’s Conference. Conference Dates: August 23 – 24, 2014 Conference Venue: Ramón C. Cortines School of Visual and Performing 450 N. Grand Ave Los Angeles, CA 90012 Conference Information: Featuring Michelle Garcia Winner, MA, CCC-SLP adn Dena Gassner, LMSW and over 20 other great local and national speakers. Presentations are available for all audience levels, from {Read More}

Yael Center VML Workshop in Los Angeles


Israel’s Dr. Elad Vashdi is bringing his Verbal Motor Learning workshop to the United States on Sunday, March 23, 2014. According to the workshop flyer, “The VML (Verbal Motor Learning) method is used for treating Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS). The VML method uses manual techniques and motor learning principles in order to teach the child how to pronounce consonants, vowels, syllables and words. It also gives solutions to pre-verbal stages such as: oral-motor control, oral sensory condition, and breath {Read More}

Future Horizons Autism Conference – January & February 2014

Future Horizons is hosting four autism conferences during January and February 2014. Prior to joining Future Horizons’ blogger panel, I attended one of their conferences and I loved the event. It was informative, but in a more intimate setting. I can’t recommend their events highly enough so if you find yourself in the position to attend one of these conferences, do it! Don’t forget, if you use code ‘MHO’ during checkout, you can save 15% off of your conference registration {Read More}