Conference Handouts

The following handouts are for the upcoming 18th Annual Autism Conference on Friday, October 25, 2019 in Albany, NY. Please find the appropriate handouts below for the keynote presentation and both breakout sessions that you have registered to attend. Paper copies of handouts will not be available the day of the conference. If you have trouble accessing any of the documents linked below, please contact our office at: 518-442-2574 or

Please note: Thank you for your patience as our presenters finalize their handouts. When all handouts are posted, you will receive an email notifying you.

Keynote Presentation:

  • Redefining Consequences: A Team-Approach for Responding to Challenging Behaviors
    • Presenter: David Meichenbaum, Ph.D.

Breakout Presentations #1 (12:45p-2:00p):

Breakout Presentations #2 (2:15p-3:30p)

  • Behavioral Treatment Components Related to Reinforcement Strategies in the Classroom
    • Presenter: Stephanie Kuhn, Ph.D., BCBA-D
  • Using Practical Evidence-Based Strategies to Support Students with ASD in the Classroom
    • Presenter: Kari Sassu, Ph.D., NCSP
  • I Hate to Write! Rescuing our Reluctant Writers- Strategies for Secondary Students
    • Presenters: Cheryl Boucher, M.S., OTR and Kathy Oehler, M.S., CCC-SLP
  • Sexual Health Education for Students with Developmental Disabilities
    • Presenter: Rocky Bonsal, LCSW-R