Opening Doors to A World of Possibilities — A Conference on Autism

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Loreto Theater

The event is an educational conference for providers, teachers, and parents supporting children and adults with autism. The conference seeks to increase the knowledge and capacity of providers to support the autism community. The conference will explore issues related to supporting children and adults with an autism spectrum disorder in achieving greater independence and realizing their full potential. "Opening Doors to Opportunities" is a conference for educators, providers, self-advocates, parents, and community leaders. The conference will explore an array of topics related to supporting children and adults with autism in achieving greater independence and realizing their full potential.

The program will include an array of experts including Mary McDonald, Ph.D., BCBA-D, Gina Feliciano, Ph.D., BCBA-D, SAS, and Anya Kurtz Silver, M.A., BCBA among others. QSAC is a New York City and Long Island based nonprofit that supports children and adults with autism, together with their families, in achieving greater independence, realizing their future potential, and contributing to their communities in a meaningful way by offering person-centered services. QSAC pursues its mission through direct services that provide a supportive and individualized setting for children and adults with autism to improve their communication, socialization, academic, and functional skills. Programs for children include early intervention, preschool, school, after school, and in-home educational and support services. QSAC’s adult programs include supportive living, skill development programs, and in-home services. All of QSAC’s programs provide supportive and trained staff, high-impact services, and a commitment to quality.

Free for QSAC staff, Free for parents and self-advocates
$25 for QSAC staff receiving CEUs
$50 for non-staff receiving CEUs