Autism Society of Wisconsin

Autism Society of Wisconsin Fall Conference

Transition to Adulthood
October 5, 2017
Wausau, WI

Fairfield Inn & Suites
7100 Stone Ridge Dr, Weston, WI 54476

Pathways to Employment for Transition Aged Youth with ASD
Keynote Address Presented by Dr. Carol Schall
Achieving competitive, community-based employment continues to be a challenge facing young adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Nevertheless, there have been some studies that demonstrate successful supports for individuals with ASD. In this session, Carol Schall, Ph.D. will present research on the impact of internships, supported employment and customized employment on employment outcomes. She will also include an in-depth discussion of the behavioral methods used to support youth and young adults with ASD in the transition from school to work.

The one day conference will include breakout sessions, a panel of youth and young adults on the autism spectrum, and a resource hall. Please join us in Wausau this fall to build your capacity to support youth transitioning to adulthood.

Click here to view the Conference Schedule!

There are many ways to promote your Business by Sponsoring the Conference

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Co-Sponsored by the Department of Public Instruction.

Registration

Online Conference Registration
Fillable registration form
Group Discount Rate form (20% discount, for 4 individuals registering from the same organization).

Exhibit at the Conference

Online Exhibitor Application
Fillable Exhibitor Application

For more information contact Jessica Fischer at jfischer@asw4autism.org or call 920.558.4600.

Hotel Reservations

Reserve your room at the Fairfield Inn & Suites at a discounted rate of $89.00. Call the hotel at
(715) 241-8400, let them know you are staying for the Autism Society of Wisconsin conference on October 5, or directly book your room online here.


29th Annual Conference: Call for Proposals conference_logo

We are now accepting proposals for our 29th Annual Conference. The conference will be held April 19-21, 2018 at the Kalahari Resort & Convention Center in Wisconsin Dells. Things to keep in mind when submitting your proposal:

  • We need a variety of levels but especially encourage presenters to submit presentations at the intermediate and advanced levels!
  • Topic ideas include; sensory integration & supports, adult services (employment, job training, planning for transition, independent living, etc.), mental health, sex education, gender identity, current research, emotional regulation, executive functioning, positive behavior supports, technology supports and social skills. 
  • Proposals are due October 31! Late proposals will not be accepted.
  • Please thoroughly review the instructions and rules on the proposal application to ensure you have followed all the steps.

Click here to submit your proposal!

If you have any questions, please contact Jessica Fischer at jfischer@asw4autism.org or phone
(920) 558-4600.

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