14th Annual Autism Update Saturday, March 20, 2021

Autism through the Lifespan

A one-day conference for parents, educators and care providers of children and adults with autism spectrum disorders. Our annual update will focus on new research and services for individuals with autism to optimize their long term functioning. Saturday, March 20, 2021 8:45am-4:30pm (Pacific Standard Time). This conference will be virtual due to COVID-19 restrictions. 

Keynote Speakers:

Helen Tager-Flusberg, PhD, Boston University"Explorations of Language in Autism"  

Lauren Brookman-Frazee, PhD, UC San Diego,  "Designing Autism Interventions for Community Services"

Laura Grofer Klinger, PhD, UNC School of Medicine"Autism in Adulthood: How can we Support Positive Outcomes?"


Brief Presentations:

Joachim Hallmayer, MD,  Stanford University , "Modeling autism using induced pluripotent stem cell"

John Hegarty, PhD, Stanford University, "Genetic and environmental influences on brain structures in twins with autism"

Janet Bang, PhD, San Jose State University, "Language nutrition for language health in autism"

Andrea Samson, PhD, Unidistance Suisse & University of Fribourg, Switzerland, "Coping with the COVID-19 pandemic: An emotion regulation perspective"

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

To register, click here 

Agenda coming soon!