Each spring and fall AHA hosts our renowned bi-annual educational conferences in a university setting. The goal of these conferences is to meet the demand for how to address the needs of youth through adults on the spectrum with the most current methods and initiatives.
AHA’s 2017 Fall Conference is Coming Oct. 28
Education and Lifelong Learning for Students on the Autism Spectrum
Saturday, October 28, 2017
8:15 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Ruth S. Harley University Center
One South Avenue
Garden City, New York 11530-0701
Brenda Smith Myles, Ph.D.
CRITICAL MASS, PURPOSEFUL PRACTICE AND ASD: CREATING INDEPENDENT LEARNERS BY DOING THINGS DIFFERENTLY
Katherine Cody, Psy.D., and Rebecca Sachs, Ph.D., ABPP
GETTING UNSTUCK: INTERVENTIONS FOR FOSTERING INDEPENDENCE THROUGHOUT DEVELOPMENT
PLUS: VOICES FOR COLLEGE SUCCESS PANEL, INDIVIDUALS WITH AUTISM TAKE THE STAGE, BREAKOUT SESSIONS, AND RESOURCE WALKWAY AND BOOK SIGNING
AHA’s 2017 Spring Conference Was Terrific!
Thanks to everyone, our speakers, conference attendees, volunteers, sponsors, and exhibitors who made our 2017 Spring Conference another success!
Issues in Independent Living for Adolescents and Adults on the Autism Spectrum
Keynotes: Dena Gassner & Jed Baker
THROUGH THE LENS OF ASD:
DO YOU KNOW YOUR AUTISM?
Dena Gassner, M.S.W., Ph.D. candidate
PREPARING FOR LIFE
Jed Baker, Ph.D.
Plus Panels, Breakout Sessions, Resource Walkway, and Bookstore. An exciting day with speakers, presentations, panels and breakouts relevant to professionals, family members and individuals with ASD.
A star-studded list of presenters:
Rajesh Anandan, Jed Baker, Ph.D.; Larry Dubin, J.D.; Nick Dubin; Lynda Geller, Ph.D.; Dena Gassner, M.S.W., Ph.D. candidate; Valerie L. Gaus, Ph.D.; Marjorie Madfis, M.B.A.; Shana Nichols, Ph.D.; Shirley Ruch, M.A., CCC-SLP; Alyson H. Sheehan, Ph.D.; Marcia Scheiner, M.B.A.; Stephen Shore, Ed.D.; and Danielle Zito, Psy.D.