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2020 Savannah Autism Conference

Please visit us at https://autismsavannah.org for more information.

Conference purpose:

To improve our community’s capacity for inclusion and support of autistic individuals from childhood through adulthood.

The goals of our conference:

Provide educators with the necessary training for adequately supporting autistic students in the general education setting.

Provide parents and caregivers with the tools and information required to support, advocate, and build a life of meaning for their autistic children.

Self advocates will find an accepting space, learn strategies on employment, social needs, self determination, and personal life.

The 2020 keynote address:

Outside Your Comfort Zone – Presented by, Dr Daniel Wendler and Dr. Kyler ShumwayWho is our audience?

Educators; therapists; social workers, and other professionals; families and caregivers;  autistic individuals; stakeholders in neurodiversity, autism and disability advocacy

How many people attend the conference?

Since 2016, our annual conference has reached an audience of 1500+

Some of our topics for 2020 include the following:

Educational advocacy training; learning social skills; bullying and autism; language development; augmented communication in the classroom; inclusive post secondary education programs; positive parenting for ADHD and autism families; understanding and identifying autism in girls; and more…

 

Start:
February 6
End:
February 7
Website:
www.autismsavannah.org