Don’t forget to get registered for the 8th Annual Nebraska State Autism conference!
Click HERE to download a conference brochure.
Learn more about this year’s speakers!
Michelle Garcia Winner MA, CCC-SLP, specializes in the treatment of individuals with high-functioning autism, Asperger syndrome, ADHD, PDD-NOS, and similar challenges. Michelle directs a small clinic in San Jose, CA, and trains professionals nationally and internationally on Social Thinking. She has authored numerous books on this subject and serves on the Panel of Professional Advisers of the Autism Society of America.
Alex Plank runs, owns, and develops WrongPlanet.net, a popular community for individuals with Asperger’s Syndrome and Autism which he started after being diagnosed with Asperger’s. He’s also a student at George Mason University majoring in Film and Video Studies.
Laura A. Riffel Ph.D. is a behaviorist who specializes in assisting adults to make proactive changes so that targeted behaviors of children disappear like magic. She has trained thousands of teachers, parents, counselors, psychologists, administrators, and bus drivers how to make data based decisions as a way to change behavior. Her trainings are filled with humor and make data collection easy to understand and use in any setting.
Sean Smith Ph.D. is an associate professor in the Department of Special Education as well as an associate researcher with the Center for Research on Learning and the eLearning Design Lab at the University of Kansas. A researcher, developer and teacher educator, Sean is passionate about helping struggling students and those with special needs experience success. You will leave his session with technology-based solutions applicable to the needs of ALL students, but critical to the success of those with learning challenges
Did you know that members of the Autism Society can get a 25% discount to the state conference? Email us today at email@example.com to find out how to save 25% on your registration!
Again this year the Autism Society has scholarship funds to assist family members and individuals with ASD to attend the state conference. You must be a paid Autism Society of Amercia member to qualify. Learn more about our scholarship program and download an application HERE. Scholarships are for registration costs only. This deadline is being extended but your completed scholarship forms must be postmarked on or before March 15st, 2011.
NEW this year! The Autism Society is providing child care during the Thursday evening dinner and keynote presentation! This is first come first served and to ensure adequate staffing registration must be completed prior to April 1st. Download a registration form HERE.