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October 19 – November 18
Tuesdays and Thursdays

Our ASCV Conference Series, Building a Spectrum of Opportunity, returns this Fall and will feature twice-weekly virtual presentations on critical autism-related topics for self-advocates, caregivers, and teachers or other professionals interested in learning more about how to better serve and support our autism community. 

Featuring an Opening Keynote from Dr. Ross Greene on “Collaborative & Proactive Solutions: Fostering the Better Side of Human Nature in Classrooms and Families” and nine presentations on additional topics including Learning From Autistic Authors and Allies, Tips for Navigating the Complex World of Autism and Mental Health, The Neuroscience of Community, Rethinking the Ways We Identify, Understand and Support Autistic People of All Genders, and much more!

Conference Series attendees will have access to:

  • Live Zoom presentations
  • Recordings of previous presentations
  • Additional on-demand recorded sessions
  • Individual IEP consultations with PEATC and/or individual waiver consultations with our ASCV Information & Referral Specialist
  • On-demand Exhibitor Fair

Register today by clicking the button below!



Tuesday, October 19
6:30 to 8:00pm

Dr. Ross Greene
Collaborative & Proactive Solutions:  Fostering the Better Side of Human Nature in Classrooms and Families

Thursday, October 21

Megan Ashburn
Learning From Autistic Authors and Allies:  Books for Parents, Educators, and Children

Tuesday, October 26

Lauren Kenworthy, PhD
Unstuck and On Target:  Improving Executive Function, On-Task and Flexible Behavior in Elementary School Aged Children

Thursday, October 28

Russell Lehmann
Navigating the Complex World of Autism and Mental Health:  Tips for Caregivers

Tuesday, November 2

Dr. Amanda Randall
Increasing Opportunities for Success for African American Males with Disabilities and Other Students of Color

Thursday, November 4

Janae Elisabeth
The Neuroscience of Community

Tuesday, November 9

Dr. Robert Naseef
Autism And Marriage: 
Coping Strategies For Relationships

Thursday, November 11

Rachel Boggan, LCSW
What is it like to BE you? Rethinking the Ways We Identify, Understand and Support Autistic People of All Genders in the Neurodiversity Movement

Tuesday, November 16

Dr. Vikram Jaswal
Connecting Across the Lifespan in Autism


Thursday, November 18

Rachel Pretlow
Evolving Perspectives: Voices from the Adult Self-Advocate ASCV Community

Registration is $75 for the general public, $25 for self-advocates, $50 for ASCV Members, and free for ASCV Professional Members. 
Purchase a registration and become an ASCV Member for just $100!

Scholarships are available for the Conference Series.  Please click here for our scholarship application.

After registering, you will receive an email invitation to create an account with Sched, allowing you to personalize your schedule, save sessions, and access links to the on-demand and live sessions. For assistance, please email [email protected].

Thank You to our Generous Sponsors:

Central Virginia Dance Academy
Civitas Health Services, Inc
Commonwealth Catholic Charities
Commonwealth Community Trust
Compass Behavioral Solutions
Dominion ABA
Eli’s Village

Engage Behavioral Health
FAME All-Stars Exceptional Athletes
MySpectrum Counseling & Coaching
RCG Behavioral Network
TASKids Virginia
VCU Center for Family Involvement