Autism Conference

Second Annual Richard L. Simpson Conference on Autism

2019 Autism Conference Handouts

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Dates: October 10 & 11, 2019
Sponsors:  Midwest Symposium for Leadership in Behavior Disorders (MSLBD) and Kansas Technical Assistance System Network (TASN)
Location: KU Edwards Campus, Conference Center, 12600 Quivira Road, Overland Park, Kansas 66213

Keynote Sessions

  • Thursday Keynote: Nothing About Us Without Us: Perspectives of Autistic Self-Advocates

    Panel Participants - Elizabeth Boresow, BMEd, Music Therapist, High Five, LLC, Lenexa, KS; Khai Devon, BA, Training Coordinator Goodwill Western Missouri and Eastern Kansas, Kansas City, MO; Madison Holcomb, Board Member, Camp Encourage, Leawood, KS; Moderator, Leslie Bross, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina-Charlotte, Charlotte, NC

  • Brian Boyd, Associate Professor & Director, Juniper Gardens Children's Project, University of Kansas

Thursday Workshops | Thursday, October 10, 2019

Friday Breakout Sessions | October 11, 2019

Outstanding Educator Award

Midwest Symposium for Leadership in Behavior Disorders will annually recognize an individual at the Richard L. Simpson Conference on Autism for outstanding achievement and excellence in classroom service to students diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The recipient will receive expenses to attend the conference in order to receive the award in person. Award criteria and requirements for the nomination are available here

Deadline: July 1