2020 Milestones National Autism Conference
Elk & Elk is proud to once again support Milestones Autism Resources as a sponsor of the 2020 Milestones National Autism Conference.
The annual conference will be held at Cleveland’s I-X Center on June 11 and 12. In recent years, it has become “the nation’s must-attend event” for members of the autism community, attracting 1,200 attendees to engage with over 100 sessions, 10 specialized tracks, and 50 exhibitors.
Milestones National Autism Conference: June 11-12, 2020
Individuals with autism spectrum disorder, family members, caretakers, educators, administrators, therapists, and medical professionals are all encouraged to attend.
Topics covered throughout the conference include research-based strategies and behavioral techniques, practical strategies for meeting and exceeding the challenges of autism, transitioning to college, enhancing social skills, succeeding in work environments, and becoming an advocate.
Admission is $50 for individuals with ASD and full-time students. Rates for family members and professionals vary. Registration fees for the 2020 conference include complimentary parking, meals, snacks, and beverages.
Credits & Scholarships
Continuing education and graduate credit are offered in some areas, and need-based scholarships are available on a first-come, first-served basis. The deadline to apply for financial assistance is June 3. One person per application form.
Milestones Autism Resources welcomes Lamar Hardwick and Lauren Moskowitz as the Keynote Speakers for the 2020 Milestones National Autism Conference:
Thursday, June 11: Lamar Hardwick, DMIN
Lamar Hardwick is a father, husband, pastor, author, and autism advocate. In 2014, after years of silently struggling with social anxiety and sensory processing issues, Dr. Hardwick was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder at the age of 36. Read more about Dr. Lamar Hardwick.
Friday, June 12: Lauren Moskowitz, PhD
Dr. Lauren Moskowitz is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at St. John’s University in Queens, New York. Her research focuses on behavioral assessment and intervention for problem behaviors and anxiety in children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and other developmental disabilities (DD). Read more about Dr. Lauren Moskowitz.
About Milestones Autism Resources
Milestones Autism Resources helps parents, professionals, and individuals in Northeast Ohio affected by autism. Milestones supports the local autism community by providing education, coaching, and training for all ages, stages, and abilities. The organization offers over 1,300 online resources and has helped thousands of people affected by autism since it was founded in 2003 by Ilana Hoffer Skoff and Mia Buchwald Gelles. Visit milestones.org to learn more about Milestones Autism Resources.