ONLINE AUTISM CONFERENCE

NOVEMBER 9 & 10, 2020

Free to Attend!

Optional UAA Course Credit: $79

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REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED

Go to the Conference Participant Page to view sessions ON DEMAND!

 

SCHEDULE

MINDFULNESS BREAKS! Please stay online after marked sessions * for a mindfulness break hosted by the AARC's own Kendra Wolf! Then grab a cup of coffee & take a stretch before the next session! If you are taking the credit course, each mindfulness break will count towards 15-minutes of your extension activity requirement!

NEW! This year we will have door prizes in a random drawing for those that log in on time to each session! Don't miss it!

ACCESSIBILITY! If you have accommodation needs to access the conference, please contact the AARC at aarc@sesa.org by October 30th, 2020.

NOVEMBER 9

9:00 am - 9:30 am

Conference Kick Off!

Aimee C. Smith-Rodriguez, M.A. & Kendra Wolf, M.Ed.

9:30 am - 10:00 am

Resources for Home Learning *

Anne K. Freitag, MLIS

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Parent & Professional Keynote: Mental Health & Autism

Kelsey Schmitz, M.S.Ed. & Jill Lock, Ph.D.

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

LUNCH

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12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Overview of Self-Regulation Using Mindfulness & Cognitive-Based Strategies *

Lyon Johnson, MA, NSCP, BCBA, LBA

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Zones of Regulation at Home *

Shane Phillips, B.S.

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Simple Strategies for Building Relationships to Improve Learning at Home & School

Aimee C. Smith-Rodriguez, M.A.

NOVEMBER 10

9:00 am - 10:00 am

Self/Peer-Advocate Keynote *

Joshua Kamerick

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Social Behavior Mapping: Building Skills through Social Perspective Taking

Brian Babcock, M.Ed.

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

LUNCH

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12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Social Supports for Transition-Aged Students *

John Barrowman, M.S.

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Social Narratives On the Spot *

Samantha Weiland, M.A.

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Promoting Social Skills During Social Distancing

Kendra Wolf, M.Ed.

NOVEMBER 11

 

9:00 am - 10:00 am

Ask the Specialist! Panel *

Specialists from SESA & AARC 

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Virtual Exploration of the Expanded Core Curriculum

Tyler Arsen, M.Ed. & Angel Black, M.S.Ed., TVI, COMS

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

LUNCH

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12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Powerful Conversations *

Tyler Arsen, M.Ed.

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

At Home Communication: Using Communication with a Variety of Daily Activities *

Jennifer Schroeder, B.Sc.Ed, AT/AAC Cert

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Autism Research: What do Parents, Teachers & Providers Need to Know?

Aimee C. Smith-Rodriguez, M.A.