Free to those on the Autism Spectrum
Thursday, August 15 – Registration begins at 8:00am
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To register via mail or for a printable event flyer, click here.
The Autism Society of Iowa, Balance Autism, and the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital Autism Center are sponsoring a conference featuring Peter F. Gerhardt, Ed.D. Dr. Gerhardt has more than 30 years experience utilizing the principles of ABA in support of adolescents and adults with ASD. This conference will address employment, life skills, sexuality, and social skills for teens and adults with ASD.
Peter F. Gerhardt, Ed.D. is currently serving as Executive Director of The EPIC School in Paramus, NJ. Dr. Gerhardt has more than 30 years’ experience utilizing the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis in support of adolescents and adults with autism spectrum disorders in educational, employment, residential and community-based settings. He has authored and coauthored articles and book chapters on the needs of adolescents and adults with ASD and has presented nationally and internationally on this topic. Dr. Gerhardt serves as Chairman of the Scientific Council for the Organization for Autism Research, is on the Editorial Board of Behavior Analysis in Practice and on numerous professional advisory boards. He received his doctorate from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey’s Graduate School of Education.
The full day workshop will consist of:
8:00 – Registration Opens
8:30 – Greeting and Announcements
8:45 – 10:15 – Session 1
10:15 – 10:30 – Break
10:30 – Noon – Session 2
Noon – 1:00 – Lunch provided
1:00 – 2:30 – Session 3
2:30 – 2:45 – Break
2:45 – 4:15 – Session 4
After attending this workshop, participants will be able to:
A block of rooms has been reserved for Wednesday, August 14, 2019 and will be held until Wednesday, July 24, 2019, at 5:00 p.m. Reservations must be made by July 24, 2019.
Reservations for the Event will be made by individual attendees directly with the Hotel at (515) 957-3000 or 800-325-9015.
Reservations for the Event will be made at www.prairiemeadows.com using group code 08282019AUT. All reservations must be accompanied by a first night room deposit or guaranteed with a major credit card.
Continuing Education Units
The Autism Society of Iowa is an accredited sponsor for CEU’s for Social Work #300 and Speech Language Pathology $191. This conference offers 6.0 credit hours of SW CEU’s and 6.0 credit hours of SLP CEU’s.
CEUs are available for BCBA-D, BCBA, and BCaBA participants through Balance Autism, ACE Provider # OP-14-2455
Handouts and certificates of attendance will be provided for CEU’s.