The Arc of Illinois Living with Autism Conference

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Living with Autism Conference

October 6, 2016
Hilton Hotel, Lisle, IL
8:30 – 10:30 a.m. “Great Minds Don’t Always Think Alike” Steve Silberman
-This presentation will take a deep look at the hidden history of autism and the promise of a future in which everyone is given the support they need to reach their maximum potential.

10:45 – 12:15 p.m. “Living a Good Life and Power of Community” Emily Colson
-Join Emily as she shares her inspirational journey with her son Max, who is 25 years old and diagnosed with autism. Come and be inspired by the creative ways she has engaged both Max and the greater community.

12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Luncheon (included in registration) & Networking

1:30 – 4:00 p.m. “ABA and Autism: The Who, What, Where and Why” Jennifer Klapatch, Ph.D., BCBA-D
-Learn a brief overview of the history of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) as a treatment for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and specifically what ABA as a treatment for individuals with ASD looks like (and what it doesn’t look like!)

-6 CEU’s available for professionals

-6 CPDU’s available for teachers
-There is an additional cost of $10 per person

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There is financial assistance available for self-advocates and families.

If you have any questions please call our office at (815) 464-1832.