Past Conferences

2016 Conference

OKLAHOMA'S EIGHTH ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS

The 8th annual Oklahoma Statewide Autism Conference was held on November 19, 2016.  Over 500 people attended including family members, educators, representatives of agencies and businesses, and professionals.

2015 Conference

Moving ForwardOKLAHOMA'S SEVENTH ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS

The 7th annual Oklahoma Statewide Autism Conference was held on November 13-14, 2015. 703 people attended including family members, educators, representatives of agencies and businesses, and professionals.

2014 Conference

Enhancing LivesOKLAHOMA'S SIXTH ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS

The 6th annual Oklahoma Statewide Autism Conference was held on November 14-15, 2014. 783 people attended including family members, educators, representatives of agencies and businesses, and professionals.

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2013 Conference

The Future is NowOKLAHOMA'S FIFTH ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS

The 5th annual Oklahoma Statewide Autism Conference was held on November 13-14, 2013. 983 people attended including family members, educators, representatives of agencies and businesses, and professionals.

2012 Conference

Building TogetherOKLAHOMA'S FOURTH ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS

The 4th annual Oklahoma Statewide Autism Conference was held on October 22-23, 2012. 604 people attended including family members, educators, representatives of agencies and businesses, and professionals.

2011 Conference

Building TogetherOKLAHOMA'S THIRD ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS

The 3rd annual Oklahoma Statewide Autism Conference was held on November 18-19, 2011. 534 people attended including family members, educators, representatives of agencies and businesses, and professionals. Educators from 49 school districts in Oklahoma attended, representing approximately 42% of all the students being educated in Oklahoma.

Data Services, State Department of Education, January 2009
Oklahoma Public School District Enrollment, October 2008
Statewide Enrollment, December 29, 2010

2010 Conference

Piece by Piece Bring Your Piece of the SoluationOKLAHOMA'S SECOND ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS

On November 19-20, 2010 families, agencies, and professionals came together to improve the lives of Oklahoma individuals with Autism, their families, and all those who educate and provide services for them. The conference hosted more than 40 presenters from across the United States and Oklahoma covered a wide range of topics including medical and health, social skills and educational interventions, and family and advocacy.  This gathering of 545 people included family members, educators, representatives of at least 111 agencies and businesses, and a multitude of professionals.  Educators from 74 school districts in Oklahoma attended, representing approximately 44% of all the students being educated in Oklahoma*. This conference, by all accounts, was extremely successful.  

*Data Services, State Department of Education, January 2009
Oklahoma Public School District Enrollment, October 2008

2009 Conference

Its Time for ActionOKLAHOMA'S FIRST ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS

During the first weekend in November there was an historic event in Norman, OK, and it had nothing to do with football.  The Embassy Suites Norman-Hotel & Conference Center was the site of the first Oklahoma Statewide Autism Conference.  This event was the culmination of 18 months of planning.  Early in the planning process the acronym T.I.M.E. was adopted as the theme for the conference, indicating that folks from throughout Oklahoma and the United States would come Together to share and receive Information to build Momentum to create Empowered Oklahomans involved with Autism.  During this two day event participants were given the opportunity to choose from a variety of presentations.  More than 40 presenters from across the United States and Oklahoma covered a wide range of topics including medical and health, social skills and educational interventions, and family and advocacy.  This gathering of more than 500 people included family members, educators, representatives of at least 115 agencies and businesses, and a multitude of professionals.  Educators from 58 school districts in Oklahoma attended, representing approximately 48% of all the students being educated in Oklahoma*. This conference, by all accounts, was extremely successful.

*Data Services, State Department of Education, January 2009
Oklahoma Public School District Enrollment, October 2008