Program

Conference Agenda

Wednesday Oct 30th, 2024

All times shown below are in EDT (Eastern Daylight Time)

  9:00AM - 9:30AM

Opening Ceremony

Opening Ceremony / Welcome Remarks & Land Acknowledgment / Housekeeping

  9:30AM - 10:30AM

Keynote Session

‘Applied Behavior Analysis: A Rich History and Promising Future’

Dr. Bridget Taylor, PsyD, BCBA-D
Co-founder and CEO of Alpine Learning Group
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  10:30AM - 11:00AM

Break & Exhibitors

  11:00AM - 12:00PM

Keynote Session

‘Universal Design Daily: Supporting All Students in the Diverse Classroom’

Dr. Paula Kluth, Ph.D.
Consultant, author, advocate, and independent scholar
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  12:00PM - 1:00PM

Lunch

  1:00PM - 1:30PM

Exhibitors / Poster Session / Book Signing

  1:30PM - 3:00PM

Session

‘Embracing 
Neurodiversity and Creativity: Dani Bowman’s Journey from Animation Aficionado to Social Entrepreneur’

Dani Bowman
Netflix’s Love On the Spectrum US
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Session

‘Don’t We Already Do 
Inclusion?”: Creating Schools & Classrooms for All’

Dr. Paula Kluth, Ph.D.
Consultant, author, advocate, and independent scholar
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Session

CEU Session
‘Charting a New Path Forward for Repetitive Behavior Research in Autism’

Dr. Brian Boyd, Ph.D.
William C. Friday 
Distinguished 
Professor at UNC 
School of Education
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  3:00PM - 3:30PM

Break / Exhibitors / Book Signing

  3:30PM - 5:00PM

Session

Self Advocate / Family Session

Dani Bowman
Netflix’s Love On the Spectrum US
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Session

Educator Session 2

Dr. Paula Kluth, Ph.D.
Consultant, author, advocate, and independent scholar
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Session

CEU Session 2

Dr. Brian Boyd, Ph.D.
William C. Friday 
Distinguished 
Professor at UNC 
School of Education
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Thursday October 31st, 2024

All times shown below are in EDT (Eastern Daylight Time)

  9:00AM - 10:00AM

Keynote Session

'Autism Has No Look: A Journey Through the Past, Present and Future' 

Dr. Kerry Magro, Ed.D.
Award-Winning Professional Speaker & Best-Selling Author
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  10:00AM - 10:30AM

Break & Exhibitors

  10:30AM - 11:30AM

Keynote Session

'History and Future of Treatment of Severe Behaviour Disorders'

Dr. Gregory Hanley, Ph.D., BCBA-D, LABA
Owner/Founder/CEO FTF Behavioral Consulting
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  11:30AM - 12:30PM

Lunch

  12:30PM - 1:00PM

Exhibitors / Poster Session

  1:00PM - 2:30PM

Session

'Navigating Life on the Spectrum and how they built their Relationship'

Abbey Romeo
Netflix's Love On the Spectrum US
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David Isaacman

Netflix's Love On the Spectrum US
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Christine Romeo 

Mom & Avid Speaker on Autism
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  2:30PM - 3:00PM

Break / Exhibitors

  3:00PM - 4:30PM

Session

Poster Hall / Networking

Dani Bowman
Netflix’s Love On the Spectrum US
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Session

'The Female Profile of Autism'

Dr. Isabelle Hénault, M.A., Ph.D.
Director of Autism & Asperger’s Clinic
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Session

CEU Session
'Intractable Head-Directed Self-Injurious Behavior: A Functional Reconsideration'

Dr. Gregory Hanley, Ph.D., BCBA-D, LABA
Owner/Founder
/CEO FTF Behavioral Consulting
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Friday November 1st, 2024

All times shown below are in EDT (Eastern Daylight Time)

  9:00AM - 10:30AM

Session

Self Advocate/ Family Session 1

Dani Bowman
Netflix’s Love On the Spectrum US
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Session

'Autistic Burnout, Inertia, Meltdown, and Shutdown (BIMS): What do we know? What helps and what hurts?'

Dr. Christie Welch, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor at University of Toronto
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Session

CEU Session

Dr. Gregory Hanley, Ph.D., BCBA-D, LABA
Owner/Founder/CEO FTF Behavioral Consulting
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  10:30AM - 11:00AM

Break & Exhibitors

  11:00AM - 12:30PM

Session

Self Advocate/ Family Session 2

Dani Bowman
Netflix’s Love On the Spectrum US
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Session

Educator Session 2

Dr. Christie Welch, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor at University of Toronto
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Session

CEU Session
'Cultural Humility and Inclusion in ABA & Education'

Dr. Sonia Levy, Ph.D. ABA, BCBA
Co-Owner of Impact Village, Clinical Director of ABA Services
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  12:30PM - 1:30PM

Lunch & Exhibitors

  1:30PM - 2:30PM

Keynote Session

'Great Minds Are Not All the Same'

Dr. Temple Grandin, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor of Animal Science at Colorado State University
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  2:30PM - 3:00PM

Closing Ceremony / Closing Remarks

  3:00PM

End