Wednesday, January 13, 2016

2016 SC Autism Society 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 Sessions to be announced by March 1, 2016.
Limited Scholarships are available for parents/guardians, self-advocates, and full-time students.  Click here to apply.
Annual Awards will be presented at the Conference.  Do you know someone who is deserving of recognition?  Click here to nominate them now.
Call for Presentations. If you are interested presenting during the breakout sessions at the Conference, please click here for more information.
Resource Fair. Spaces are available in our Resource Fair for businesses, organizations, and state agencies. Click here for more information.
For additional questions, please contact the South Carolina Autism Society at 803-750-6988 or email

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