October 20 through December 15
Tuesdays at 6:30pm

Join us for a series of weekly presentations featuring topics for self-advocates, caregivers, and professionals, providing valuable information and resources to support you, your family, and your clients with autism.

Dr. Jed Baker will present our Opening Keynote: Managing Overwhelming Frustration and Anxiety in the New Normal.

Morénike Giwa Onaiwu will present our Closing KeynoteChaotic Yet Symbiotic: Finding, Embracing, and Being the Real You.

Weekly presentations will include:

  • The Intersection of Autism and Transgender, Gender Nonbinary, and Gender Diverse IdentitiesDr. John Strang
  • Interoception, The Eighth Sensory System: Impact on Self-Regulation, Behavior, Mental Health & Social ConnectionDr. Kelly Mahler
  • Supporting Online Learning for Students with Autism, Dr. Kara Hume
  • Autism and Co-Occurring Mental Health Conditions, Dr. Micah Mazurek
  • An Examined Life: Disability Policy, Autism Research, and Me, Gyasi Burks-Abbott
  • Unlocking Autism Spectrum Disorder in Females, Dr. Erica Rouch
  • Autism in Heels, Jennifer Cook (formerly Cook O’Toole)
  • Past, Present, and Future of Community Services, Heather Norton

PEATC will offer Individual IEP Consultations on Saturday, 11/21, and the ASCV will offer 1:1 Waiver Mentor Meetings with our Information & Referral Specialist and Virginia Medicaid Waiver Mentor, Bradford Hulcher on Wednesday, 12/9. An On-Demand Exhibitor Fair and Additional Recorded Presentations will offer access to our exhibitors and sessions at your convenience. 

The Registration Fee covers all 9 presentations, plus bonus on-demand sessions.
All registrations from this spring will be transferred at no additional cost.

ASCV Member: $50
Self-Advocate: $25

Non-ASCV Member: $75
Registration + ASCV Membership: $90

There are a limited number of scholarships available for this event. To apply for a scholarship, please fill out our application here.

See the agenda for the Conference Series below.  All registered attendees will receive an email inviting them to join Sched and customize their own Conference Series schedule!

Thank You to our Generous Sponsors: