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19 Annual Conference and Exhibitor Registration

Empowering Parents and Professionals for over forty years 19th Annual Autism Society of Greater Phoenix Conference Empowering Parents and Professionals October 19th and 20th, 2018 Friday includes Feeding Track with Dawn Wilkenmann; the Behavioral Track with discussion on Relationship Development Intervention, Floortime, ABA and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy; the Legal Track discussion on special education, inclusion, the DDD/AHCCCS appeals process, ABLE, special needs trusts, SSI and guardianship; and the Speech Track with discussions on aug com devices, Apraxia, social groups and PEERS. Saturday includes Social Track with Pam Crooke who is a national leader and speaker for Social Thinking; the Medical Track with national speakers  Dr. Amy Serin, Dr. Frye, Dr. Sidney Rice and Jim Adams, Phd; and the Teen/Young Adult Track with discussion on transportation, apps and technology for success, a panel discussion on services available for adults and job…
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Transition Fair

Autism Society of Greater Phoenix Presents AZ ASSIST 2018 Transition Expos West Valley Monday, April 30th, 2018 5:00 – 7:30pm Peoria Community Center 8335 W Jefferson St Peoria 85345 East Valley Monday, September 17th, 2018 5:00 – 7:30pm Redemption Tempe 2150 E Southern Ave, Tempe   Don’t miss this chance to discover the great opportunities in our community available to you and your family as you navigate the transition through high school and into adulthood. Our past Transition Expos in the East & West Valley have each been widely attended by individuals and families seeking information about services for teens and young adults on the autism spectrum. Do you know of a program, agency, school, etc that should be at our Expo?  Make sure they register HERE or check out AZ Assist’s website HERE.     Life Development Institute is…
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Job Fair

Autism Job Fair April 10, 2018   1:00-4:45 Sponsored by  Arizona Rehabilitation Services Administration,   Autism Society of Greater Phoenix, and Rio Salado College   Location:  Rio Salado College, 3320 S. Price Rd, Tempe (SW corner of Southern and 101) Sensory Friendly – this year the job fair will be split across 15-20 rooms, so each room will be quieter Schedule: 1:00-4:00  Registration 12:30-1:15:  Employer workshop:   Learn about employing adults on the autism spectrum, their strengths and challenges, and typical accommodations to help them be successful in the workplace. Half-Hour Workshops for adults on the autism spectrum and their parents/job coaches:  Learn about the job fair, how to find a job, and how to keep a job Times:    1:00; 2:00; 3:00 Attendance is strongly encouraged, but not required 1:30-4:45  Job fair:  Adults with ASD (and their parent/job coach if desired) meet…
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