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Events

COMMUNITY EVENTS 

7th Annual Pennsylvania Autism Training Conference (PATC)

About the conference:  This conference is designed to provide professionals with the tools to support individuals with ASD.  It will focus on addressing real-life situations faced by those who work directly with individuals with autism, from the youngest children to old adults.  The presenters will share strategies that exemplify best and most current practices developed in Pennsylvania and by nationally recognized autism experts.  Each session will offer practical strategies and solutions that can improve the quality of life for people with ASD and their families. Click here for more information.  

Who should attend?

  • BAS Adults Autism Program Providers (Tues, Wed, Thurs, June 10, 11, &12)
  • Professionals Supporting Individuals with Autism (Wed & Thurs, June 11 & 12)
  • Adults on the Spectrum (Thurs, June 12) (NEW THIS YEAR)
This Year's Presenters Include:
Paul Shattuck, PhD; Scott Robertson, PhD; Sandra Williams; Cindi Lashinsky; ASERT Leadership; BAS Clinical Staff

Topics Include:
Crisis Support; Medication; Self-Determination & Advocacy; Employment; Clinical Models; Adult Social Skills; Anxiety; Behavioral Strategies

REGISTRATION WILL BE OPENING SOON

Tuesday - Thursday,
June 10 - 12, 2014
Eden Resort Inn & Suites
222 Eden Road

Reserve your Eden hotel room now! 
Call and mention the conference for a special hotel rate*.
Eden phone:  717-560-8400 *rooms at this rate are limited

Note:  Tuesday, 6/10/2014 is BAD Adults Autism Program Providers Day and is NOT open to the general public

AUTISM INSTITUTE EVENTS

Autism Public Health Lecture Series

The A.J. Drexel Autism Institute invites you to attend The Second Annual Autism Public Health Lecture featuring Dr. Paul Wehman, who will present “Evidence Based Employment Intervention Models: Pathways to Competitive Employment for Youth with Autism”.

Dr. Wehman will discuss how unemployment for young people with autism is a serious problem and how there are some approaches that are beginning to be used with success to alter the landscape on this problem. He will discuss how long term internships, supported employment, customized employment, supported post-secondary education and small business models are each being adapted or developed for individuals with autism with an emphasis on those with high support needs.

The lecture will take place on:

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014 from 9:00AM - 11:00AM
Continental breakfast from 8:30AM-9:00AM
Location: Paul Peck Alumni Center (32nd & Market Streets)

Please see the attached flyer for more information. To RSVP for The Second Annual Autism Public Health Lecture please click here. RSVP is preferred but not required.