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The 24th Annual Statewide Center for Autism & Related Disabilities (CARD) Conference and PEPSA Pre-Conference, will take place January 20-22 2017, at the Florida Hotel and Conference center located at 1500 Sand Lake Road in Orlando, FL, at the Florida Mall.

IMPORTANT

IF YOU ARE REGISTERING OTHER PEOPLE YOU MUST USE THEIR EMAIL. 

ADDITIONAL CONFERENCE ITEMS FOR PURCHASE

Continuing Education Units
MeetnMingle
ADOS 2 Manual.
YOU MUST ADD THESE TO YOUR CART. You will find the items under ADDITIONAL ITEMS!

CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS

Continuing Education Units are contracted with various brokers. Fees are not assessed by the accrediting agency. The number of CEUs for the conference has not been determined at this time. The following will be offered: APA, ASHA and BCBA.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 20, 2017

The PEPSA Pre-Conference Day for Educators will be held on Friday, January 20th, 2017 and begin at 8:30am. The day will begin with a keynote followed with breakout sessions after lunch.

SATURDAY & SUNDAY, JANUARY 21-22, 2017

Sat & Sun will offer a series of breakout sessions and keynote presentations. The purpose of the annual conference is to provide information on state-of-the-art practices in areas that promote best practices in education, early intervention and quality community based life-styles for individuals with autism, deaf-blindness, and related disabilities. Conference participants will learn about current research findings and their implications, as well as practical strategies related to communication and social interventions, transitions to adulthood, education, early intervention, and school and community inclusion.

THURSDAY & FRIDAY, JANUARY 19-20, 2017

The ADOS 2 training preceding the 24th Annual Statewide Conference will be held on Thursday, January 19th and Friday, January 20th, 2017 and will begin at 8:30am. Hotel rates apply to all ADOS participants using CARD as the code for discount. All participants will receive a certificate of completion. Please be aware that only medical doctors and psychologists or SLPs as part of a team may use the ADOS 2 to diagnose. All others may use it as a tool to evaluate an individual for progress. ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST HAVE AN ADOS 2 MANUAL. (this is available for purchase as an additional item)

ACCOMMODATIONS

Participants are eligible to receive the 24th Annual CARD Conference special hotel accommodation rate of $135* simply by calling the Florida Hotel and Conference Center at 407.859.1500 and tell them you are with the CARD Conference. There is no fee for parking.

For the protection of yourself or the group you may be making reservations for ONLY make reservations directly through the hotel at 407.859.1500.  DO NOT ATTEMPT TO USE OUTSIDE AGENCIES

*does not include tax and hotel service fees.

CANCELLATION POLICY: All cancellations MUST be received in writing at pals.florida@gmail.com or: PALS, Attn: Cancellation, PO Box 781458, Orlando, FL 32878-1458 no later than 11:59 PM Eastern Time on January 06, 2017. Refunds for the cancellation requests received after January 06, 2017 will not be granted. A $30.00 Cancellation Processing Fee is applied to all cancellation requests.