3rd Annual Unlocking the Mystery Birmingham
Friday, October 16, 2015 from 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM (CDT)
Special Education Consultants & Conference Organizers are working to unlock the mystery of autism and other developmental disabilities by providing current information and professional expertise that will empower parents and educators.
Bama Hager, PhD - Policy and Program Director of Autism Society of AL and parent of a child with autism.
Dustin Chandler - Author of Carly’s Law; advocate of Autism Recognition Training for First Responders.
Rajesh Kana, PhD – Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at UAB and director of the Cognition, Brain, and Autism Laboratory UAB; Fields include Neuroscience, Psychiatry & Psychology, Genetics & Genealogy.
Courtney King, MS, BCBA - Director and Founder of AAAP-HANDS: Alabama Autism Assistance Program-- Help for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Scott Parks - with Project Outreach Gulf Coast and "Shooting 2 Change".
Corporal Kent Smith - Currently a tactical flight officer in the aviation unit; liaison for homeland Security; and is leading the Project Lifesaver efforts for the Department of Public Safety.
Anna McConnell - Autism Coordinator for Alabama Department of Mental Health
Topics being discussed include but are not limited to:
- Child Development
- Family-Community Communications
- Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
To stay up to date with additonal information visit www.specialconferences.com
*Certificates of Attendance will be given for those who require continuing education units (CEUs).
************Lunch will be provided with paid admission to Cooper's Corner*************
When & Where
Autism Society of Alabama
Autism Society of Alabama Mission:
To improve services for persons with Autism Spectrum Disorders and their families through education and advocacy.