2014 START Conference agenda
Monday April 28, 2014

Crowne Plaza Lansing West Hotel


7:30am to 8:30am
Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:30am to 11:30am
Morning Keynote Address "Evidence Based Education & Intervention for Adolescents and Adults with Autism"
Peter F. Gerhardt, Ph.D. - JPG Autism Consulting, LLC 11:30am to 12:30pm
LUNCH
12:30pm to 1:50pm
Afternoon Breakout Sessions #1 - Select One
"CET / Eligibility Determination for ASD" - ( must register for both sessions 1 & 2)
- Stephanie Dyer - MiBLSi, and Kelly Dunlap & Maureen Ziegler - START Project "Supporting Students to Reach Their "MAX"imum Potential"
- Jessica Clark , Angela Craven, Ann Carey, & Carrie Carr - EUP ISD
"Video-based Group Instruction for Adolescents with ASD and Intellectual Disabilities"
- Joshua B. Plavnick, Ph. D., BCBA-D - MSU "Aiming for Employment and Independence: One Family's Story"
- Aaron & Lisa Kowalski
"Intervention Considerations for Toddlers and Preschool-Age Children with ASD"
- Janine Bartley, Ph.D. & Denise Ludwig, Ph.D. - GVSU 1:50pm to 2:10pm
BREAK
2:10pm to 3:30pm
Afternoon Breakout Sessions #2 - Select One
"CET / Eligibility Determination for ASD" - ( must register for both sessions 1 & 2)
- Stephanie Dyer - MiBLSi, and Kelly Dunlap - START Project "Coordinating School and CMH Services for Young Children with ASD"
- Nicole Dwyer - Macomb CMH and Brandy Kreisler - Shiawassee CMH "Looking at ASD Differently: Strategies for Students"
- Michelle Etson and Matt Nowak - Lapeer High School "Project Search in Michigan - How programs are serving individuals with ASD"
- Marjorie Mayberry - START Project and Project Search "Beyond Lunch & Recess - Elementary Peer to Peer Support Programs"
- Erin Gauthier - Allegan AESA and Maureen Ziegler - START Project "College Success for Students on the Spectrum "
- Amy Matthews, Ph.D. and GVSU Students