Austin to Host 2014 Texas Autism Research Conference
The fourth annual Texas Autism Research Conference will be July 24-25, 2014, at the University of Texas J.J. Pickle Research Campus in Austin. Leaders in the field of autism will present cutting edge autism research during workshops, presentations and poster sessions.
Participants must register by July 18 at 5 p.m., Central Time. No onsite registration is available.
“We’re excited to bring together as many as 250 researchers, clinicians, state agency leaders and guests for this year’s conference to share the latest information about causes and current treatments for Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD),” said Mike Bright, Texas Autism Research and Resource Center (TARRC) coordinator.
To register or learn more about the conference:
Visit the conference website
Send email to TARRC@dads.state.tx.us
Call Swift Solutions toll free at 1-877-451-8700
Author and consultant Peter Doehring, Ph.D., who focuses on translating ASD research into policy and practice.
Ami Klin, Ph.D., chief of Autism and Related Disorders at the Marcus Autism Center at Emory University, whose primary research focuses on the social mind and the social brain, and on developmental aspects of autism from infancy through adulthood.
Who Should Attend
The conference is geared to academics, researchers, and licensed professionals who work with people with autism, as well as parents with a special interest in research. Continuing education units will be offered for certain professionals.
The conference is sponsored by TARRC, a program of the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services, and the Texas Center for Disability Studies at the University of Texas.