2020 Bay Area Adult Autism/DD Virtual Conference

WhenSaturday, November 7, 2020                   8:45am-4:00pm

Where: Virtual via Zoom

Who: Sponsored by the Stanford Autism Center and the Autism Society San Francisco Bay Area

Topics include: ASD/ID and COVID-19,  coverage for behavioral interventions for adults, housing, medication, public benefits, and more! Agenda below

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Fecha: Sábado, 7 de Noviembre, 2020.                                                                           Hora: 8:45 am - 4:00 pm

Patrocinado por el Centro de Autismo de Stanford y la Sociedad de Autismo del Área de la Bahía de San Francisco

Los temas incluyen: Autismo/Discapacidad intelectual y COVID-19, cobertura para intervenciones conductuales para adultos, alojamiento, medicamentos, beneficios públicos y más.

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AGENDA

8:45-8:50 am                  Introduction*

Denise Haas, MBA, CCRP, President, Autism Society San Francisco Bay Area

Antonio Hardan, MD, Director, Stanford Autism Center, Professor, Stanford University

8:50-9:00 am                  Remembering Feda Almaliti*- Sarah Trautman, MA, BCBA

9:00 -10:30 am               Panel on ASD/ID and COVID-19*

Moderator: Denise Haas, MBA, CCRP

Panelists

Roseanne “Nina” Duncan, Executive Director at California Community Opportunities

Jordan Lindsey, Executive Director, ARC of CA

Brian Winfield, Chief Deputy Director, CA Department of Developmental Services (Program Services)

10:30 - 10:45 am           Break

10:45 – 12:00 pm          Getting Creative During COVID-19*

Moderator: Shermeen Poushnejad, MBA, CCRP

Panelists

Navah and Matt Asner, Co-Founders, CAMP ED

Pamela Lindsay, PhD, College of Adaptive Arts

Janet Heathcote, Parent, Homeschooler, Girl Scouts

Becky Maguire, Teacher, Parent

Noon – 1:00 pm            Dance Party/ Lunch on your own

Performances by Latizmo Hip Hop ProductionsCollege of Adaptive Arts

Hosts: Janet Heathcote, SFSA Board Member

DeAnna Pursai, College of Adaptive Arts   

1:00 -1:50 pm               Breakout Session 1 (choose one)

1A- Public Benefits

Moderator: Denise Haas, MBA, CCRP

Panelist

Steve Dale, Esq., LLM

1B-Housing: Options

Moderator: Shermeen Poushnejad, MBA, CCRP

Panelists

Jan Stokley, Executive Director of Housing Choices Coalition     

Trudy Grable, Program Manager, Parents Helping Parents

1C-Medication Treatment for Individuals with Autism/DD

Moderator: Antonio Hardan, MD

Panelists

Lawrence Fung, PhD, MD, Assistant Professor, Stanford University

Quyen Nguyen, MD, Clinical Instructor, Stanford University

1D- Como te va con la Escuela Virtual?  (Spanish)

Moderator: Janet Heathcote, SFASA Board Member, Parent

Panelists

Deanna Pursai, MA, Co-Founder and Executive Director of the College of Adaptive Arts

Becky Maguire, Parent

1:50-2:00 pm                Break

2:00-2:50 pm                Breakout Session 2 (choose one)

2A-Strategies for managing anxiety and depression

Moderator: Antonio Hardan, MD 

Panelists

Kirsten Willar, PhD, Clinical Instructor, Stanford University

Janie Hong, PhD, Clinical Associate Professor, Stanford University

2B- Housing: Clearwater Ranch, Multi-Family LLC model

Moderator: Denise Haas, MBA, CCRP

 Panelist:

 Uli Chettipally, MD                                

2C-Emergency Strategies

Moderators: Michele Bronstein, Stanford Autism Center Parent Advisory Board Member & Shermeen Poushnejad, MBA, CCRP

Panelists

Dennis Debbaudt, Autism Risk & Safety Management

2D- Self Determination Part 1 (English with Spanish Interpreter)*

Moderator: Martha Johanson, MS & MRC , Chair San Andreas Regional Center, 

Self Determination Advisory Commitee 

Session Topics/ Panelists

“What is Self Determination?” David Grady, Regional Manager, SCDD

“What is an Independent Facilitator?” Doug Pascover, ED, Imagine Supportive Living Services

2:50- 3:00 pm               Break

3:00- 3:50 pm               Breakout Session 3 (choose one)

3A-Adult Support Program for Autism/DD at Stanford

Moderator: Leslie Stafford, Chair, Parent Advisory Board, Stanford Autism Center

Panelists

Christina Ardel, MS, CCC, Early Support Program for Autism, Stanford University

Victoria Stewart,MS, CCC, Adult Support Program for Autism, Stanford University

3B-Additional Dwelling Units (ADU)

Moderator: Quyen Nguyen, MD

Panelists

Jan Stokley, JD, Executive Director of Housing Choices Coalition

Trudy Grable,  Program Manager, Parents Helping Parents

3C-Special Needs Trust Options

Moderator: Denise Haas, MBA, CCRP

Panelist

Steve Dale, Esq., LLM

3D- Self Determination Part II (Spanish w/ English Interpretor)**

Moderator: Martha Johanson, MS & MRC , Chair San Andreas Regional Center, 

Self Determination Advisory Commitee 

Session Topics / Panelists

“Financial Management Services” Wesley Moss, Area VP, Premier Health Services

“Who is Eligible?” Oscar Ramirez, SC, San Andreas Regional Center

“What is Person Centered Planning?” David Robles, PCP, imagine Supportive Living Services

3:50 pm                        End of the conference

*Spanish interpretation option provided by Lucy Navarro, Certified Spanish Interpreter & Translator

** English interpretation provided by Lucy Navarro

Registration Fees: We are offering "pay what you can" registration fees:

Free Attendance: $0.00

Suggested donation to cover registration fees: $10.00

Suggested donation to cover registration and administrative fees: $25.00

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