The conference sponsor, Shanken Family Foundation, has underwritten the cost of all continuing education credits (CE’s) offered. Attendees must attend both days of the conference to earn credits. The following listed organizations have approved to participate as listed below:
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) conference total continuing education credits = 1.2
(12 hours – Intermediate Level, Professional Area)
Course number: ACCL1003
Provider name: Seminole County Public Schools
Behavioral Analyst Certification Board (BACB) general continuing education credits = 4
Florida Occupational Therapy Association (FOTA): This course has been sanctioned by the Florida Occupational Therapy Association (FOTA) for 8.5 contact hours.
Sanctioning of this course does not imply endorsement of specific content, products or clinical procedures by FOTA.
FOTA has created this course with CE Broker.
The CE Broker Course Tracking number 20-566429
Florida Psychological Association (FPA) conference total continuing education credits = 8.75
National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) approved presentations: 2017 Autism Innovations & Global Impact Conference: The State of the Science has been approved by NBCC for NBCC Credit. Els for Autism Foundation is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.
NBCC Approval No. SP 2799.
Learning Objectives from ASHA:
- The participant will summarize implementation science and community-based participatory research and its importance in developing solutions in treating patients with autism in the global community.
- The participant will describe theories regarding prevalence in Autism Spectrum Disorder as they relate to poverty, access to service, racial discrimination, stigma, cultural beliefs, and public health infrastructure.
- The participant will explain the use of functional MRI studies and their role in diagnostics and intervention as it relates to the brain and autism.
- The participant will describe the role of parents of children with autism as advocates, parents, and policy-makers.
- The participant will analyze factors that contribute to positive and negative outcomes for people with autism based on developmental trajectory data from longitudinal studies.
- The participant will describe the use of early diagnostic indicators through eye-tracking-based behavioral data quantifying social disabilities in autism spectrum disorder.
- The participant will summarize the role of neural networks in social cognition and overlap between autism spectrum disorder, epilepsy, and other neurodevelopmental disabilities.
For more information contact:
Erin Brooker Lozott
Director of Clinical Services
Els for Autism Foundation