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2017 Autism Action Partnership Summit Registration
11/10/2017 08:00 AM - 04:30 PM CST


  • Free  -  Individuals with Autism
  • $50.00  -  Student and Family Discounted Tickets
  • $75.00  -  Tickets


Scott Conference Center
6450 Pine Street
Omaha, NE 68106
United States of America


Autism Action Partnership 2017 Summit, Life Without Boxes - Embracing Autism in our Community, will provide up to date information on a variety of topics.

Opening Keynote:
Caren Zucker & John Donvan (via video), Authors of In a Different Key: The Story of Autism, 2017 Pulitzer Prize Finalists.

Break Out 1: Pivotal Response Treatment (PRT) and Training Presentation:
Brittany Koegel, Ph.D., and Elizabeth Ponder, M.A., BCBA, Koegel Autism Consultants, Santa Barbara, CA.

Break Out 2: I Need A Ride: Panel discussion on the state of transportation in Omaha.
Moderator: Kate Weitz. Panel: Stephen Osberg, City of Omaha Planning Department; Evan Schweitz, Transit Planner, Omaha Metro Transit; George Davis, Owner, Ollie the Trolley.

Presentation on the Partnership for Autism Career Employment, PACE
Michaela Ahrens, Senior Director of PACE and Program Services, Autism Action Partnership.

Know Yourself. Love Yourself. Be Yourself.
Tom Iland, Self-Advocate, Speaker and author of Come to Life: Your Guide to Self Discovery.

Lunch with a performance by the Gotta Be Me Choir

Community Safety Solutions:
Emily Iland, M.A., Author, Researcher, Film Maker, and Autism Advocate

Autism Safety Panel Discussion:
Moderator: Kate Weitz. Panel: Emily Iland, M.A.; Erin Human, US Director, Autistic Families International; Dr. Mike Vance, Children’s Hospital & Medical Center.

Closing Keynote:
Daniel Openden, Ph.D., BCBA-D, CEO of Southwest Autism Resource & Research Center, Phoenix, Arizona.

Exhibition Hall Open All Day

A limited number of scholarships are available. For more information, please call (402) 763-8830 x-1001
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