The Autism Society Event and Education Recordings Archive

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Autism Society records most keynote and concurrent sessions at their annual conferences. You can see and hear those recordings by purchasing full online access, or individual recordings.

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49th Annual Autism Society National Conference

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

8:00 AM-6:00 PM

8:30 AM-10:00 AM

9:00 AM-12:00 PM

Pre-Conference Community Training - Inclusive Faith - A Call to Belong
Stephen M. Shore, Ed.D., Elaine Hall, Shelly Christensen, MA and Lawrence R. Sutton, Ph.D.

9:00 AM-2:00 PM

9:00 AM-4:00 PM

Pre-Conference BCBA Session (Additional Registration Required $200)
Stephen Lockwood, BCBA and Jack Scott, Ph.D., BCBA-D

10:00 AM-4:00 PM

12:30 PM-4:30 PM

4:00 PM-8:00 PM

5:30 PM-6:30 PM

6:30 PM-8:00 PM

Thursday, July 13, 2017

7:30 AM-8:15 AM

7:30 AM-5:00 PM

8:30 AM-10:10 AM

10:10 AM-10:20 AM

10:20 AM-11:30 AM

11:30 AM-12:30 PM

11:45 AM-12:30 PM

12:30 PM-1:00 PM

12:30 PM-1:45 PM

CANCELLED: Medicaid Experiences of Adults with Autism, Families, and Providers: Findings from a Focus Group Study
Kaitlin Koffer Miller, MPH, Lindsay Shea, MS, DrPH, Nina Wall, MSS, LSW, Stacy Nonnemacher, PhD and Kathleen Shea, MS
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Enriching Social-Emotional Relationships through Psychosexual Education
Suzanne Richards, Ph.D, Leslie Rogers, M.S., CCC-SLP and Emily Monahan, MA, OTR/L
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Everybody's Got A Little Music In Them: Using Music Therapy to Connect, Engage, and Motivate
Abbey Fistek, MT-BC, Erin Jester, MT-BC and Kate Sonnenberg, MT-BC
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Fit for Friends, Fit for Life! Physical and Social Benefits of a Community-Based Fitness Program
Melissa Tovin, PT, PhD, James Laiso, B.S., Kevin Nguyen, B.S. and Matthew Stearns, B.S.
Recording files available
Paint Chip Emotions & Tattooed Bananas: Purposeful Play for EVERY Age
Jennifer O'Toole, BAAS and Cara N. Koscinski, MOT, OTR/L

1:45 PM-2:15 PM

2:15 PM-3:30 PM

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But You Can Talk! Alternative Communication for Verbal Individuals with ASD
Lydia Wayman, B.S, M.A., Chloe M. Rothschild, Self-Advocate and Conner Cummings


Safety for People with ASD
William Cannata Jr. and Jimmy Donohoe
Recording files available
Self-Advocate Panel: A Discussion on Love & Relationships on the Autism Spectrum
Anita Lesko, BSN, RN, MS, CRNA, Lindsey A. Nebeker, B.A., Amy Gravino, M.A., CAS, Stephen M. Shore, Ed.D. and Kerry Magro, M.A.
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Telehealth Solutions for Families with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Evidence-Based Interventions to Low-Resource Areas [BCBA Session]
Michael Powers, PsyD, Mariana Torres-Viso, PsyD, BCBA-D, Shaunessy Egan, MS Ed., BCBA and Solandy Forte, LCSW, BCBA
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Transition Plans That Deliver Results: Predictors of Success
Emily D. Iland, M.A. and Thomas W. Iland, B.S., CPA

3:30 PM-3:45 PM

3:45 PM-5:00 PM

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A Quality Life Created Through Inclusive Practices and Circles Of Natural Supports
T. Collin Brusnahan, L. Lynn Stansberry Brusnahan, Ph.D. and Nate Helm-Quest, ASEET
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An Alternative to Repeated Emergency Room Admissions for Individuals with ASD & Severe Behavior [BCBA Session]
Mark Palmieri, Psy.D., BCBA-D, Amanda Laprime, Ph.D., BCBA-D, Adrianna Zambrzycka, LCSW, BCBA, Marikate Greene, MS.Ed., BCBA and Michael Powers, PsyD
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Front Range Center for Neurodiversity: Envisioning a Hub of Innovation and Support for Autistic Individuals
Barry M. Prizant, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Philip Tedeschi, MSSW, LCSW and Kris Harrington
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Friday, July 14, 2017

7:30 AM-5:00 PM

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

8:30 AM-10:15 AM

10:15 AM-10:45 AM

10:45 AM-12:00 PM

Recording files available
Dance it out Together: Starring Parents and Professionals
Kathy L. Gould, M.S. and Nancy Brown, B.A.

Eliminating Restrictive Practices
Kimberly L. Sanders, M.S.
Recording files available
Growing Up With Autism; The Struggles and the Achievements.
David L. Holmes, Ed.D., BCBS, BCAP and Archibald Brechin, B.S.
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Preparing Transition Age Youth with Autism for Employment
Robert A. Naseef, Ph.D., Stephen M. Shore, Ed.D. and Tanya Regli, MSS/MLSP
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Speaking for Ourselves Panel
Julie A. Donnelly, Ph.D., Sara RS Miller, Lars Perner, Ph.D., Erin Miller and Steven J Miller, MA, ABD for Ph.D., MLIS

11:45 AM-12:15 PM

12:00 PM-1:15 PM

12:30 PM-1:15 PM

12:45 PM-1:15 PM

1:15 PM-2:30 PM

Recording files available
Autism Workforce: A Program for Companies to Assure Success
David S. Geslak, B.S., ACSM, EP-C, CSCS and Ashley Palomino, M.Ed.
Recording files available
Beyond Person-First Language: Self-Advocacy And The Words We Use
Kate Gladstone, M.L.S. and James M. Williams

The Essential Component of Effective Programs: Kindness
Brenda Smith Myles, Ph.D., Ruth Aspy, Ph.D. and Barry G. Grossman, Ph.D.

2:30 PM-3:00 PM

3:00 PM-4:15 PM

Autism, Avatars, and Alleviating Social Skills Disorders with Technology [Sponsored Session]
Bernadette Mullen, M.A., CCC-SLP and Christopher Dudick, MAT

In The Shadows of Trauma
Sondra Williams

Saturday, July 15, 2017

7:30 AM-10:30 AM

8:00 AM-12:30 PM

8:30 AM-9:45 AM

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Communication Access for All: A Call to Action
Amy Goldman, M.S. CCC-SLP and Mike Hipple
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Ensuring Your Wishes for Their Future
Robert S. Johnston, LUTCF
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Girls on the Spectrum: The Pink Side of Autism
Lori Ashley Taylor, Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education; Master's Degree in Curriculum and Instruction; Special Needs Licensure;
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Managing and Deescalating Crisis: A Developmental and Person Centered Approach
Sarah Champ, M.S and Beth Champ, MBA, LPC, NCC, ACS

9:45 AM-10:15 AM

10:15 AM-11:30 AM

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An Innovative Coffee House Model - Advancing Vocational Opportunities for Persons With Autism Spectrum Disorder
Dawn Allen, M.Ed, Janet Banks, M.A., Beth Olivieri, B.A and Tonda Forrest
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Choosing Functions, Not Favorites! The Basics of the Team Approach [Sponsored Session]
Taylor Devalk, DPT, Liz Hedrich, MS, CCC-SLP and Laura Nagel, OTR/L
Recording files available
Guide to Toilet Training Children with Autism
Judith Coucouvanis, MA, APRN, PMHCNS-BC
Recording files available
If Your Autistic Teenager Is Afraid to Get Behind the Wheel
Anita Lesko, BSN, RN, MS, CRNA and Abraham Talmage Nielsen
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Like Mother, Like Daughter: The Real-Life Lessons of Our Spectrum Duets... (Tiaras Optional)
Jennifer O'Toole, BAAS, Gayle Fitzpatrick, M.Ed., BFA, Maura O'Toole and Brigid Rankowski, M.S.

11:30 AM-12:30 PM

12:30 PM-2:00 PM

2:00 PM-2:30 PM