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National Conference Update

May 01, 2012

Autism Speaks invites you to attend our first National Conference for Families and Professionals, August 3 and 4 in Columbus, Ohio. Registrations closes Friday, July 20, 2012. The conference brochure with complete schedule, speaker list and information about registration can be found here.

The two-day conference, “Treating the Whole Person with Autism: Providing Comprehensive Care for Children and Adolescents with ASD,” will offer families and professionals an opportunity to learn about comprehensive and integrated care that addresses the medical, emotional and behavioral needs of children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

The conference is open to families, physicians, allied health professionals, psychologists, social workers, nurses, educators, speech-language pathologists and other behavioral specialists. Continuing education credits are available for professionals. We are also pleased to offer a number of family-friendly events and activities for attendees.

We are pleased to host this conference with our partners at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, the Health Resources and Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Please also see this personal invitation from Nancy Jones, Ph.D., program director of the Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network and Autism Clinical Trials Network

Register Now Online 
Registration Information
Conference Brochure
Conference Webpage:
Got Questions?  Contact: or 1-888-8-AUTISM, ext. 746 or 775

For continuing education questions contact:
Cory D’Ambrosio at