36th Annual Conference | October 18 & 19, 2018  |  Atlantic City, NJ

October 18 & 19, 2018

Harrah's Waterfront Conference Center  |  Atlantic City, NJ

Join us for 70 workshops, 100 exhibitors, research posters, and more! The conference offers workshops on diverse topics ranging from instructional strategies to state service systems to advocacy. Caregivers and professionals may benefit from information pertaining to individuals of all ages and varying abilities. Registration opens in May 2018.


Call for Papers

Deadline February 1, 2018

Interested in presenting a workshop?

We are looking for a wide variety of evidence-based content.

Options include topics suitable for parents or professionals, those new to ASD or very experienced. Clinical strategies, self-advocates or family members’ personal experiences, legal and financial recommendations, and more are welcomed for consideration.

 

Call for Posters

Deadline August 1, 2018

Share your research findings with our audience.

New for 2018: studies involving adults with ASD will be entered into a competition sponsored by The Rutgers Center for Adult Autism Services. The winner will receive a $1000 fellowship and report briefly at the keynote address!

The poster session is sponsored by The Association for Science in Autism Treatment (ASAT) and welcomes proposals with research participants of all ages.

36th Annual Conference | Submit a Proposal

 

36th Annual Conference | Submit a Posters


2017 Highlights

35th Annual Autism Conference a Success 

The power of connection was evident at the 35th Annual Autism Conference. More than 1,100 family members, professionals and self-advocates gathered in Atlantic City to benefit from autism information pertaining to individuals of all ages and varying abilities. Thank you to everyone who attended and contributed to making this a fabulous learning and networking experience.  

The conference featured 70 workshops, nearly 100 exhibitors, and ample time to connect and network over the course of two days. Highlights included workshops on diverse topics ranging from instructional strategies to state service systems to advocacy, a cutting-edge research poster session, and many networking opportunities. Download a program>>

Conference Highlights

David Mandell, Sc.D., University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Mental Health Policy and Services Research & Center for Autism Research at the Children’s Hospital of Pennsylvania; and Autism New Jersey Executive Director Suzanne Buchanan, Psy.D., BCBA-D  

Keynote - How the Public Policy Landscape Affects You

An audience of nearly 1,000 attended this year’s keynote How the Public Policy Landscape Affects You presented by David Mandell, Sc.D., University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Mental Health Policy and Services Research & Center for Autism Research at the Children’s Hospital of Pennsylvania; and Autism New Jersey Executive Director Suzanne Buchanan, Psy.D., BCBA-D.

The 35th Annual Conference was honored to host several celebrity blog writers  

Celebrity Blog Writers

The 35th Annual Conference was honored to host several celebrity blog writers including Autism Daddy, Autism with a Side of Fries, and Bacon and Juiceboxes.

Attendees of the Gold Member and Friends Luncheon were touched by the words spoken by Jordan Kosich and Aurora Fitzgerald in their winning essay entries.  

Sibling Essay Contest Winners

Attendees of the Gold Member and Friends Luncheon were touched by the words spoken by Jordan Kosich and Aurora Fitzgerald in their winning essay entries.

With nearly 100 exhibitors, the conference offered parents and professionals information pertaining to individuals of all ages and varying abilities including educational/state services, legal/financial needs, and clinical expertise.  

Impressive Roster of Exhibitors

With nearly 100 exhibitors, the conference offered parents and professionals information pertaining to individuals of all ages and varying abilities including educational/state services, legal/financial needs, and clinical expertise.

 Our Research Posters offered conference attendees findings on the latest innovative research. We thank our professionals and students who submitted proposals and shared their work  

Research Posters

Our Research Posters offered conference attendees findings on the latest innovative research. We thank our professionals and students who submitted proposals and shared their work

 

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Thank you for the 2017 Volunteers

Autism New Jersey truly appreciates the time and commitment each of our volunteers gave to ensure the success of the conference.

Marissa Arcinese  •  Erin Bertoli  •  Darryl Booth  •  Meredith Del Guercio  •  Heather Edwards  •  Maribeth Epstein  •  Jenna Glennon  •  Chandni Gupta  •  Mary Katherine Hawryluk  •  Tara Klein  •  Irene Laurora  •  Kathy Moore  •  Dan Quinn  •  John Richardson  •  Erik Solberg  •  Kate Usher  •  Mary Usher  •  Tiffany Wild  •  Rebecca Zegas

Thank you to our 2017 Sponsors

Maximizing ABA Sponsor

 

Lanyard Sponsor

 

Tote Bag Sponsor  

   
         

Research Poster Sponsor

 

Research Poster Sponsor  

 

ASHA CEU Sponsor 

 

 

         

Notepad Sponsors

 

 Gold Member & Friends Luncheon Sponsor

 

  Scholarship Fund Sponsor

 
  • NJ Council on Developmental Disabilities
 
  • Bancroft
  • Kathy Moore and Duncan White
  • The Murphy Family
  • ShopRite
  • The Valiant Family and Grace M. Breckwedel Middle School

 


AUTISM NEW JERSEY
500 Horizon Drive, Suite 530 Robbinsville, NJ 08691
Phone: 609.588.8200; 800.4.AUTISM | Fax: 609.588.8858
Email: information@autismnj.org

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