|These are some of the 30+ experts who have the solutions: Temple Grandin, PhD, one of the most accomplished adults with autism in the world; Martha Herbert, MD, PhD, a Harvard professor who is on the cutting edge of autism research; Tim Page, DFA, a Pulitzer Prize winner and professor, who is grateful to have a diagnosis; Stephen M. Shore, EdD, a world renowned lecturer who overcame his autism challenges and is now a professor of special education; Phillip C. DeMio, MD, a father and a nationally recognized expert physician who has treated thousands of persons with ASD; Elaine Hall, a mother who is making miracles for children, teenagers, and adults.
USAAA 2013 WORLD CONFERENCE & EXPO
On August 15 - 18, the US Autism & Asperger Association (USAAA) launches its 2013 Annual World Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah at the Sheraton Salt Lake City Hotel and Convention Center. Over 35 of the world's most respected experts will discuss New Research, Treatment Modalities, Resources, and Avenues for Advocacy. After three days, you will leave the conference armed with tools of practical protocols, valuable hope, and new resources for support for your child, family member, patient, friend, student, or yourself.
Our speakers and panelists include physicians, behaviorists, educators, researchers, speech pathologists, occupational therapists, developmental specialists, psychologists, social workers, scientists, nutritionists, siblings, teachers, self advocates, parents, education consultants, plus more. USAAA features World Premiere presentations.
Dr. Temple Grandin, PhD, one of the most accomplished and well-known adults with autism in the world, will keynote the opening session on Friday morning, August 16 and there will be an exclusive special "One on One" with Temple. Dr. Grandin ranked 31st on Time Magazine's list of the most influential people of 2010 in the world. Dr. Grandin's fascinating life was brought to the screen in the HBO production full-length film, Temple Grandin, which received seven Emmy awards in 2010. Dr. Grandin works as a Professor of Animal Sciences at Colorado State University.
Continuing education will be offered throughout the conference.
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US Autism & Asperger Association inaugural World conference was held August 9-12, 2006 in Park City, Utah. Annual conferences have been in Denver (2007 and 2012), Austin (2008), Los Angeles (2009), St. Louis (2010), and Seattle (2011). There have been three other conferences with partners in Vancouver (2007), Orlando (2008) and New Jersey (2009).
MORE USAAA EVENTS
USAAA has provided short videos from it's conferences on Facebook and YouTube over the last few years. Now, many of these videos are now accessible in our archive. Other non-conference videos have been selected for your viewing that include USAAA's Advisory Board member Dr. Stephen M. Shore's video, "Sensory, Teaching, Music and Marriage"; Hope For Autism & Asperger's Syndrome: My Story"; Joshua Littman, a 12-year-old boy with Asperger's syndrome, from StoryCorps; Dean Beadle "Being Dean:Living with Aspergers" Speech Excerpt; plus more. Learn More.
US Autism & Asperger Association (USAAA) launched USAAA TV in 2011. USAAA TV engages the broader autism/Asperger community by providing educational information. Parents, caregivers, health care practitioners, individuals with autism, students, educators, therapists and anyone who wants to learn more about resources, services and treatment for persons living with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) can learn through USAAA TV. Our goal is that the viewer is educated, informed and know there is always hope for anyone who is affected by autism. Learn More.
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