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Autism Conference


Each year the Thompson Center hosts an autism conference to educate and provide support for parents and professionals who work with individuals with autism spectrum disorders, including educators, psychologists, speech/language pathologists, medical professionals, applied behavior analysts, employment specialists, vocational rehabilitation counselors, service coordinators and advocates.

The conference aims to provide an atmosphere of hope and upholds a commitment to sharing comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of assessment and intervention strategies supported by research.

The 11th annual Autism Conference will be held Sept. 22-23, 2016, at the DoubleTree St. Louis Hotel in Chesterfield, Mo.

Our keynote speakers this year will be Dr. Gordon Ramsay, Director, Spoken Communication Laboratory at the Marcus Autism Center, and Dr. John Maag, Professor of Special Education and Communication Disorders, University of Nebraska – Lincoln.

Check our Autism Conference registration page for details and updates on new speakers as well as sponsorship opportunities.