Autism Conference

Richard L. Simpson Conference on Autism

Third Annual Richard L. Simpson Conference on Autism

The October 2020 event has been rescheduled and will be held October 7 & 8, 2021

Sponsor:  Midwest Symposium for Leadership in Behavior Disorders (MSLBD) 

Location: KU Edwards Campus, Conference Center, 12600 Quivira Road, Overland Park, Kansas 66213 

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  • Become involved by nominating a deserving individual for their outstanding work on behalf of students diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Nominations Due July 1.


Conference Overview

Thursday

8:00 am -4:30 pm Conference Desk Open Conference Center
9:00 - 11:30 am Workshops Choose one session to attend
11:30 am - 12:30 pm Lunch Lunch on site
12:15 - 1:15 pm Keynote Session 1 Panel Presentation
1:30 - 4:00 pm Workshops Choose one session to attend
5:00 - 6:30 pm Social Event Hilton Garden Inn-Olathe, Terrace Level

Friday

7:45 am - 3:45 pm MSLBD Conference Desk Open Conference Center
8:30 - 9:30 am Keynote Session 2 Dr. Brian Boyd
9:45 - 10:45 am Concurrent Breakout Set 1
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Concurrent Breakout Set 2 Sessions repeated from set 1
12:00 - 1:00 pm Lunch Lunch on site
1:15 - 2:15 pm Concurrent Breakout Set 3
2:30 - 3:30 pm Concurrent Breakout Set 4 Sessions repeated from set 3
3:30 pm Adjournment

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