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VIUCEDD Host Its 10th Annual Autism Conference

The Virgin Islands University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (VIUCEDD) is hosting its 10th Annual Autism Conference on Monday April 10, 2017 on St. Croix in the Great Hall at the University of the Virgin Islands Albert A. Sheen Campus.  On St. Thomas, Wednesday April 12, 201, in the Administration and Conference Center (ACC) at the University of the Virgin Islands Campus. The conference will be held from 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. on both islands.

The conference is designed to bring awareness to autism and give parents and professional best practices and access to resources when dealing with individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders in the Virgin Islands. The keynote presentation will be “Autism Services in the Virgin Islands: Where We Came From and Where We Are Headed” by Dr. Lindsy Wagner, PsyD of Island Therapy Solution. Additionally, there will be two break-out session topics, “Applications of Applied Behavioral Analysis Across the Lifespan” by Dr. Adriane Maier, BCBA-D and Megan Crowley, MSEd, BCBA, LABA of Island Therapy Solutions, as well as “Advancing the Social-communication and Play of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder” by Dr. Brian A. Boyd, Ph.D., MEd from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Registration is available online by visiting http://www.eventbrite.com. To register visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/o/viucedd-11380188567

For more information on the conference call (340) 692-4266 (STX) or (340) 693-1406 (STT) or send an email to shamika.thomas@uvi.edu.