Parent Conference

Parents, grandparents, and caregivers of individuals with autism are invited to attend a special one-day 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. Check-in begins at 10:00 a.m.

DoubleTree by Hilton St. Louis-Chesterfield
16625 Swingley Ridge Road, Chesterfield, MO 63017

Cost is $40 and lunch is provided. To register for this event, please click here. For questions, email benignoj@health.missouri.edu 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 Ask the Experts Panel immediately following the last session. 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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