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Annual Conference

18 04 05 MN Autism Conference logo 2019 v1Thank you, 2018 Conference Participants

Held April 25-28 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Minneapolis - Park Place, the 23rd Annual Minnesota Autism Conference was filled with amazing keynote presentations, breakout sessions, an information-packed exhibit hall, and many opportunities for networking with fellow autism community members.

Special thanks to the University of Minnesota's Institute on Community Integration for taking the time to share information about the Centers for Disease Control’s release of the new autism prevalence rates and data associated with their findings during the conference.

AuSM is filled with gratitude to our many participants, volunteers, and supporters including Sesame Workshop for sending Julia to meet families and individuals during Julia's AuSM Autism Celebration; keynote speakers, Frank Campagna; Jed Baker, PhD; Stephen Shore, PhD; and Leah Kuypers, MA Ed, OTR/L; sponsors: Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes, Accra, Autism Advocacy & Law Center, Fraser, Minnesota Life College, Optum, Rosenberg Center, St. David’s Center for Child and Family Development, and The Therapy Place; and our many exhibitors.

Interested in being a presenter at the 24th Annual Minnesota Autism Conference in 2019?
The 2019 Call for Papers for the 24th Annual Minnesota Autism Conference is open. Suggested topics include but are not limited to positive behavior supports; siblings; strategies for parents; strategies for educators; managing behaviors; transition; sex; gender identity; early intervention; mental health; employment; current research; Individual Education Plans (IEPs); emotion regulation; sensory integration; and social skills. 2019 Call for Papers submissions are due on Nov. 16, 2018. The Minnesota Autism Conference Education Committee will evaluate proposals and you will be contacted by Dec. 21, 2018 regarding the status of your proposal. Click here to access the 2019 Call for Papers submission form.