April 26-29, 2017 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Minneapolis Park Place
Call for Papers 2017 - Proposal Deadline is Nov. 14
The Call for Papers for the 22nd Annual Minnesota Autism Conference is open now through Nov. 14, 2016. Submit your proposal to present during the largest annual educational event for the Minnesota autism community. Suggested topics include but are not limited to positive behavior supports; siblings; managing behaviors; transition; sex; gender identity; early intervention; mental health (including anxiety, co-occurring diagnoses, PTSD and trauma, drug and alcohol addiction, etc.); employment; current research; Individual Education Plans (IEPs); emotion regulation; sensory integration; and social skills. The Minnesota Autism Conference Education Committee will evaluate proposals and contact those who submit proposals by Dec. 20, 2016.
Keynote Speakers Announced
2017 keynote speakers will include autism community icon, Temple Grandin, PhD (photo courtesy Rosalie Winard); Steve Silberman, best-selling author of Neurotribes (photo courtesy Keith Karraker); and Kerry Magro, award-winning disability advocate. More details and speakers will be announced soon.