This year’s keynote speakers are Dianne Craft, MA, CNHP, on Friday, August 10, her topic is Unlocking the Abilities in Children with Autism/Asperger’
According to James Adams, founder of Autism Conferences of America, “We are proud to present what we believe to be the most comprehensive autism conference series in Southern California. In addition to the keynote speakers we have over 20 local and national speakers with diverse backgrounds on timely topics and practical strategies.”
Interesting topics covered of over the two days include: right brain teaching strategies (training the student’s photographic memory), the biology of learning and behavior (kids act how they feel), movie time social learning (watching movies to build social understanding)
Attendees will walk away from the conference, with knowledge on: a unique, three-pronged approach to unlock the abilities in children with ASD, strategies to teach social skills, increase peer acceptance, reduce bullying and challenging behaviors, visual strategies for independence;
The Pasadena Convention Center is located on 300 E. Green Street Pasadena, CA 91101.For more information and a full schedule visit www.autismconferenceofamerica.com, or call (562) 804-5516 (CA) or (480) 831-2047 (live) or e-mail us at autismconferences@
About Autism Conferences of America
Autism Conferences of America is a team of parents and professionals who are dedicated to organizing high-quality, practical conferences across the country in collaboration with local and national autism groups.
The goal is to improve the quality of life for people on the spectrum by providing education and awareness of autism, practical suggestions on therapy, treatment, and life skills. The team is led by James Adams, Ph.D., who is a professor and autism researcher at Arizona State University, president of the Greater Phoenix Chapter of the Autism Society of America, serves on the Board of Directors of the Autism Research Institute and the executive committee of Defeat Autism Now, and is the proud parent of a teenage girl with autism. www.autismconferenceofamerica.com.