Parent Conference

Parents, grandparents, and caregivers of individuals with autism are invited to attend a special one-day virtual conference on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020.

Diverse family, mom, dad, and child smiling at camera

Event Details

Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020 from 10:30 a.m.-4:10 p.m. Due to the CoVid-19 pandemic, all sessions will be offered online. There will be no in-person attendance.

This event is FREE to attend. To register for this event, please click here. For questions, email or call 573-882-2077.

Schedule and Sessions

10:00 - 10:30 a.m. Registration   
10:30 - 11:05 a.m.Keynote Presentation: Building on Your Child's Strengths
Cortney Fish, MSW, BCBA, LBA
11:05 - 11:15 a.m.Break
11:15am - 12:30 p.m.STRAND 1STRAND 2STRAND 3
Teaching Social Skills
Jaclyn Benigno, MEd
Teaching Your Child to Communicate
Brooke Barnes, MA
Demystifying Sensory Processing in Autism Spectrum Disorder
Brittney Stevenson, MOT, OTR/L
12:30 - 1:30 p.m.Lunch
1:30 - 2:45 p.m.Supporting Homework Challenges
Ali Cooper, MEd, BCBA, LBA
Lea Ann Lowery, PhD, OTD, OTR/L
Teaching Play
Jena Randolph, PhD
Supporting Sleep
Shawna Shelton, BSN, RN
2:45 - 2:55 p.m.Break
2:55 - 4:10 p.m.Behavior Basics
Ali Cooper, MEd, BCBA, LBA
Social Challenges with Girls
Michelle Dampf, MA, CCC-SLP
Common Medical Concerns
Garima Singh, MD

Don’t forget to join us at the virtual Ask the Experts Panel from 5:00-6:00 p.m. Although this event is FREE, we do ask that you register. For more information or to reserve your spot, click here.

Download a copy of the parent conference flyer.

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