2016 Annual Conference Presentations

Clinical Practice: Is It Art or Science? 
Dr. Daniel Kessler

Multi-Disciplinary Panel,

It’s All About Collaboration!

Joseph Gentry, Ph.D., BCBA-D,
Diana Davis-Wilson, M.Ed., LBA, BCBA,
Dawna Sterner, M.Ed., BCBA,
Nicolette Piano, MS, CCC-SLP, BCBA


Acceptance, Commitment, and Mindfulness for Children with Autism, Social and Emotional Challenges, and their Neurotypical Peers
Mark Dixon, Ph.D.


Early Access to Care - Arizona:
Autism and the Case for the Medical Home 
Robin Blitz, MD, Phoenix Children’s Hospital,
Diana Davis-Wilson, M.Ed., LBA, BCBA, Hope Group


Positive Behavior Interventions & Support-PBIS 
Daniel Davidson, PhD, BCBA-D, LBA,
Director of Program Training,
Intermountain Centers for Human Development


Teaching First Words:
A Case Example of Two Toddlers with Autism
Christine Wentz, BCBA,
SARRC - Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center


The Changing Landscape of Employment Services and Supports
Janet Holt, Employment First,
Susan Voirol, Sonoran UCEDD,
Margaret Corcoran, DDD,
Nicholas Love, Ability360


Disability Benefits 101 (DB101)
Nicholas Love,


Dual Diagnosis: Bridging the Treatment GAP with ABA
Nikki Holmes, MA, BCBA,
Marc Community Resrouces, Inc.


Discipline & Bullying Involving Students with ASD
Hope Kirsch &  Lori Kirsch-Goodwin,
Kirsch-Goodwin & Kirsch, PLLC


Having and Managing Social Media Without Getting Into Hot Water
Susan Marks, JD, PhD, BCBA-D,
Vanessa DiCarlo,  M.Ed,
Susan Marks and Advocates, PLLC


Collaborative Care Coordination
Cynthia Macluskie, Autism Society of Greater Phoenix,
Diedbra Freedman, Arizona Autism Coalition


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What's This Thing Called FAPE: A Parent's Guide to Special Education
Hope Kirsch &  Lori Kirsch-Goodwin,
Kirsch-Goodwin & Kirsch, PLLC


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Wine & Cheese Reception Sponsor

Refreshment Break Sponsor

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