teacch conference 2018 Transitioning through adolescence to adulthood navigating life with ASD

Transitioning Through Adolescence to Adulthood:
Navigating Life with Autism Spectrum Disorder

The 38th University of North Carolina TEACCH Autism Program Conference is specifically designed to educate professionals about transitioning through adolescence to adulthood for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and their caregivers.

Thursday and Friday, October 25 & 26, 2018

9:00am – 4:30pm both days (check-in 8:00am)

The William and Ida Friday Center – 100 Friday Center Drive, Chapel Hill, NC



Topics and Presenters:

Stephen Shore, EdD – Self-Advocacy and Transition to Adulthood

Kara Hume, PhD – Preparing Students with ASD for Life After High School: Lessons from the Field

Leann Smith DaWalt, PhD – Transition to Adulthood for Individuals with ASD and their Families

Amie Duncan, PhD – Surviving and Thriving in the Real World: A Daily Living Skills Intervention for Adolescents with ASD

Laura Grofer Klinger, PhD – The TEACCH School Transition to Employment and Postsecondary Education Program (T-STEP)

Jane Thierfeld Brown, EdD – College Students with Autism: An Expanding Frontier

Peter Gerhardt, EdD – Individuals with ASD, Sexuality and Sexuality Education: What You Need to Know and Probably Don’t

Panel Discussion

Links for Conference Resources:

TEACCH Certified Professionals and TEACCH staff should contact the TEACCH Training Office directly to request a voucher code for conference registration; TEACCH_Registrar@med.unc.edu. Please note that vouchers are case sensitive.

Participants are responsible for checking with their state licensing board or accrediting organization to determine if the event meets their continuing education requirements.

Target Audience:  This conference is designed for psychologists, social workers, teachers, rehabilitation therapists, counselors, case managers, allied health professionals, persons with autism/parents, and other healthcare providers involved in the treatment of adolescents and young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Available Credits:  Contact Hours (category A) CE for NC Psychologists 10.0

CEU: 1.00
Contact Hours: 10.00
NBCC Hours: 10.00

Event Fees:

  • October 25, 2018 Walk-In Registration Fee:  $425.00
  • Early Bird Registration (on or before September 14, 2018):  $285.00
  • Standard Registration between September 15 and October 19, 2018:  $350.00
  • Persons with Autism, Parents, Students, UNC Chapel Hill Faculty/Staff:  $200.00

Registration for this program will close on Friday, October 19, 2018 at noon! Seating is limited – Register early!