Conferences

CARD Conferences 

State Conference

Annually, CARD Albany hosts a local and statewide conference - inviting experts in the field of autism spectrum disorders to present.

CARD conferences aim to disseminate information on evidence-based interventions and practices that have been shown to improve educational outcomes for children with autism spectrum disorders.

Parents, school personnel, and community professionals are welcome. 

 

 

Upcoming CARD Conferences
Annual Statewide Conference

No details are available at this time.

Annual Albany Autism Conference

REGISTRATION CLOSED ON MONDAY, OCTOBER 19 - WE ARE UNABLE TO ADD ADDITIONAL REGISTRANTS AT THIS TIME

 

This year's conference consists of four live stream sessions, with a choice of seven different
presentations over two days. Registration will be available for each session. The sessions will not be recorded.

SCHEDULE:

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2020
Session One: 10:30am-11:45am
Session Two: 1:00pm-2:30pm


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2020
Session Three: 10:30am-11:45am
Session Four: 1:00pm-2:15pm

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REGISTRATION FEE (REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED):

NYS Resident: $5/Session
Out-of-State Resident: $10/Session

 


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2020

SESSION ONE (CHOOSE ONE):

10:30AM - 11:45AM

1A: Practical Strategies for Increasing Communication Skills in Young
Students with ASD - Marie Martinez, M.S., M.Ed., CCC-SLP, BCBA, LBA

HANDOUTS

  • 1.25 CTLE, NASP, NYS Social Work, LMHC Available
  • 1.0 ASHA and BACB Available


1B: Executive Functioning Redefined - Mariela Vargas-Irwin, Psy.D., BCBA-D

HANDOUTS

  • 1.25 CTLE, NASP, NYS Social Work, LMHC Available
  • 1.0 ASHA and BACB Available

REGISTER FOR SESSION ONE HERE


SESSION TWO (KEYNOTE):

1:00PM - 2:30PM

2A: Facilitating the Learning of Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders:
Impact of Inclusion and School Environment - Ilene Schwartz, Ph.D., BCBA-D

HANDOUTS

  • 1.5 CTLE, NASP, NYS Social Work, LMHC, ASHA, and BACB Available

REGISTER FOR SESSION TWO HERE


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2020

SESSION THREE (CHOOSE ONE):

10:30AM - 11:45AM

3A: Understanding Challenging Behavior - Mara Vanderzell, Ph.D., BCBA-D, LBA

HANDOUTS

  • 1.25 CTLE, NASP, NYS Social Work, LMHC Available
  • 1.0 ASHA and BACB Available

 

3B: Increasing Independence: Effective Strategies for Teaching Adaptive Behavior Skills - Frank R. Cicero, Ph.D., BCBA, LBA

HANDOUTS

  • 1.25 CTLE, NASP, NYS Social Work, LMHC Available
  • 1.0 ASHA and BACB Available

REGISTER FOR SESSION THREE HERE


SESSION FOUR (CHOOSE ONE):

1:00PM - 2:15PM

4A: Achieving Successful Inclusion of Children with Autism in Elementary Schools: What You Should Know - Jill Locke, Ph.D.

HANDOUTS

  • 1.25 CTLE, NASP, NYS Social Work, LMHC Available
  • 1.0 ASHA Available

 

4B: Using Visual Supports to Increase Engagement of Students with ASD Throughout the School Day – Marie Martinez, M.S., M.ED., CCC-SLP, BCBA, LBA

HANDOUTS

  • 1.25 CTLE, NASP, NYS Social Work, LMHC Available
  • 1.0 ASHA and BACB Available

REGISTER FOR SESSION FOUR HERE


CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS AVAILABLE FOR AN ADDITIONAL $5 PROCESSING FEE (PER ELIGIBLE SESSION):

CONTINUING TEACHER AND LEADER EDUCATION: CARD Albany is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s Office of Teaching Initiatives as an approved provider of CTLE for Professional Classroom Teachers, School Leaders and Level III Teaching Assistants.


SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGISTS: CARD Albany is approved by the National Association of School Psychologists to offer continuing education for school psychologists. CARD maintains responsibility for the program.


NEW YORK STATE SOCIAL WORKERS: Center for Autism and Related Disabilities, SW CPE, is recognized by the New York State Education Department State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed master social workers # 0292.


AMERICAN SPEECH-LANGUAGE-HEARING ASSOCIATION: The conference offers up to .5 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).


LICENSED MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELORS: University at Albany, SUNY, Center for Autism and Related Disabilities is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0194.


BEHAVIOR ANALYST CERTIFICATION BOARD: University at Albany, Center for Autism and Related Disabilities is an authorized continuing education provider. Provider Number: OP-20-3252