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Wednesday, January 13, 2016
2016 SC Autism Society Annual Conference
2016 ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Announcing the South Carolina Autism Society’s Annual Conference, featuring Peter Gerhardt, E.D. as Keynote Speaker, Breakout Sessions, Bookstore, and more!
Date: Friday, April 15, 2016 Time: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm Cost: $75 per person, includes lunch Location: Medallion Conference Center, 7309 Garners Ferry Road, Columbia, SC 29209
Keynote Speaker — Peter Gerhardt, E.D., is the director of education at the Upper School of the McCarton School and the founding chair of the Scientific Council for the Organization for Autism Research (OAR). He has more than 30 years of experience using the principles of applied behavior analysis in supporting adolescents and adults with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) in educational, employment, residential, and community-based settings. Dr. Gerhardt is the author or the coauthor of articles and book chapters on the needs of adolescents and adults with ASDs and has presented nationally and internationally on this topic. He serves on the editorial board of Behavior Analysis in Practice and on numerous professional advisory boards. Dr. Gerhardt received his doctorate from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, Graduate School of Education.
Breakout Sessionsto be announced by March 1, 2016.