Conference

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On April 12, the Mountaineer Autism Project’s 2019 Autism Conference, a statewide event focused exclusively on childhood autism, is scheduled at the Blennerhassett Hotel in Parkersburg, WV. The purpose of this interactive conference is to bring together a diverse group of providers, stakeholders and families to learn, share, and socialize. Various topics will be covered fro both professionals and parents.  Attendees will learn how to identify and address the needs of younger children with autism and how to address challenging behavior. Families will gain the knowledge and support they need to improve the lives of their children with autism at home, at school, and in the community.

*Parent stipends are being made availabel through the Developemental Disabilities Council of West Virginia.  Please email MAPwvautism@gmail.com to request an application.  

Click here for brochure:  2019 MAP Conference Brochure

Presenter & Topic Information:

Health and Wellness Management in Autism Spectrum Disorders

Presenters:

Dr. Jodi Lindsey, MD

 

Parent-Child Interaction Therapy for Preschoolers on the Autism Spectrum

 

 

 

 

Presenters:

Cheryl B. McNeil, Ph.D.

Christopher Owen, B.S.

 

How’d They Do That? 

A case study on implementing a speech generating communication device using Skinner’s analysis of verbal behavior for an early learner with autism.  

 

 

 

 

Presenters:

Teri Leffler BCaBA, Clinical Director, Bright Futures Learning Services

Beverly McCoy BCBA, Assistive Technology Director, BFLS

Presenters:
Kaitlyn Martin, MA, BCBA
Cassaundra N. Miller, MS, CCC/SLP
Dr. Susannah Poe, EdD, BCBA-D
     
Presenters:
Haley Rauschenberg, M.S., BCBA, Outreach Consultant at Augusta Levy Learning Center
Kim Kafana, Dance Instructor at Oglebay Institute.
Presenters:
Angela Wood, M.Ed., BCBA
Deidra Darst, MS, CCC-SLP

Presenter:  Lydia Brodegard, MOT, OTR/L, BCBA

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Call for sponsors, nonprofit services, and vendors:

Sponsors:  Sponsors are businesses, organizations, or individuals who donate $500.  In-kind donations of materials and/or resources will qualify as sponsorship as well.  Your business name will be listed on conference flyers to show your support.   A free vendor table will be provided for sponsors.

Nonprofit services groups:  We are offering FREE vendor tables to nonprofit organizations that provide services in West Virginia.  We hope to connect parents and professionals to various resources throughout the state.

Vendors:  Vendors are for-profit businesses.  A fee of $100 secures a vendor table and allows you to share your business with local families and practitioners.

Please contact us via email MAPWVautism@gmail.com to secure your spot!