May 4-8, 2009 — The YAI/National Institute for People with Disabilities Network’s 30th Annual International Conference — Building on Abilities: Promoting Person-Centered Programs and Policies, Crowne Plaza Manhattan.
Monday, May 4 — Keynote and breakout session — Eustacia Cutler, Temple Grandin’s Mother and author of “A Thorn in My Pocket”
Tuesday, May 5 — Yale Child Study Center presents A Comprehensive Developmental Approach to Diagnosing Autism Spectrum Disorders: The Yale Autism Program — this full day workshop will outline a comprehensive developmental approach to assessing and diagnosing autism spectrum disorders.
Wednesday, May 6: Premier HealthCare Training Institute Presents a Full Day Conference — Trends in Autism, innovations from research to clinical practice
Thursday, May 7: Mark L. Sunberg, Ph.D., BCBA — using behavior analysis as the foundation for language assessment and intervention.
Friday, May 8: Brenda Smith Myles, Ph.D., post-conference workshop on Autism Spectrum Disorders