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Conferences

Center for Autism & Related Disabilities

The annual CARD conference held in January offers keynote presentations and sessions by leaders in the field of autism and related disabilities. It provides an excellent opportunity for education and information sharing. It is also a celebration of years of service and support to individuals with autism and related disabilities, their families, and professionals.

Florida HIPPY

The Florida HIPPY Staff Training & Development Conference provides opportunities to enhance personal and professional development for the Florida HIPPY staff, coordinators, and home visitors. The trainings will improve the educational and job skills for HIPPY coordinators and home visitors. In addition, the interaction between home visitors in formal and informal settings will provide HIPPY staff with a supportive environment in which to share an

National Training Institute

The annual National Training Institute on Effective Practices, “Addressing Challenging Behavior: Supporting Young Children’s Social and Emotional Development” provides an exceptional opportunity for teachers, early intervention specialists, trainers, child care providers, head start and early head start professionals, administrators, parents and behavior specialists to receive practical information to help with challenging behavior in their work

PEPSA Autism Summer Institute

The Autism Summer Institute is an annual workshop aimed at providing high quality professional development to a wide spectrum of professionals such as ESE and general education teachers, guidance counselors, school psychologists, SLPs, OTs, instructional assistants, administrators, and parents who impact the lives of students with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).

Research & Policy Conference

The Annual Research & Policy Conference on Child, Adolescent, & Young Adult Behavioral Health provides a forum to learn, inform, network, and discuss issues related to research, policy, and practice; explore behavioral health topics from a systems and community perspective; and discover new research and policy ideas that are individualized, community-defined, evidence-based, culturally/linguistically competent, family- driven, and youth-guided.