2019 Autism ConferenceSavannah, Georgia
February 28th & March 1st
Dr. Temple Grandin
The annual Autism Conference in Savannah is part of The Matthew Reardon Center for Autism’s continuing effort to build our community’s capacity for supporting individuals with autism in education, work, and life.
MRCA is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation and receives partial funding from GA DBHDD.
Self-advocates • Caregivers • Educators • Health Professionals
General CEU from Georgia Southern University
Licensed Professional Counselors Association
Georgia Society of Clinical Social Workers
Babies Can’t Wait
We would like to welcome and thank the following guest speakers to this year’s conference
PhD, CCC-SLPDr. Adams is a nationally certified Speech-Language pathologist with over 30 years of experience working with children and families impacted by Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Lydia X. Z. Brown
J.D.Lydia X. Z. Brown, J.D., is a disability justice advocate, organizer, and writer whose work has largely focused on violence against multiply-marginalized disabled people, especially institutionalization, incarceration, and policing.
PhD, BCBAAndrew Bulla, Ph.D, BCBA, is an assistant professor of psychology at Georgia Southern University-Armstrong Campus.
OTR/LChristine is a licensed and registered occupational therapist with over 20 years experience whose true passion is supporting children in the school setting with an emphasis on handwriting.
BCaBAGereen Francis is a Behavior Specialist at The Center for Leadership in Disability at Georgia State University where she provides training in the use of positive behavior interventions.
PhDDr. Hofstadter-Duke is a pediatric psychologist specializing in development, behavior, and learning. Dr. Hofstadter-Duke’s also has published research in the area of behavioral psychology.
PhDDr. Paula Kluth is a consultant, teacher, author, advocate, and independent scholar. She is a former special educator who has served as a classroom teacher and inclusion facilitator.
BCBAJack is the School Director for The Matthew Reardon Center for Autism. He has over ten years experience working with children and adolescents in a variety of settings.
Allison O'HaraAllison O’Hara is a Community Services Specialist at the Center for Leadership in Disability at Georgia State University.
BCBASuzette Rosario is Board Certified Behavior Analyst at The May Institute in Savannah. She has worked with children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other developmental disabilities for nearly 10 years.
MAKyler is a doctoral student in clinical psychology at George Fox University. He is a public speaker and autism advocate and author of “The Friendship Formula.”
MSWMolly Tucker is a PEERS® Certified School-Based Provider and a Community Services Specialist at the Center for Leadership in Disability at Georgia State University.
Timothy VogtTim Vogt is Executive Director at Starfire Council in Cincinnati. Starfire’s mission is to build better lives for people with developmental disabilities.
Derek Volk is a businessman, supporter of Autism awareness, philanthropist, and author of the book: Chasing the Rabbit – A Dad’s Life Raising His Son on the Spectrum.
Dylan VolkDylan is a radio, YouTube and Instagram personality. He is also a contributor to his father’s book “Chasing the Rabbit: A Dad’s Life Raising a Son on the Autism Spectrum” and author of “Bad Choices Make Good Stories: My Life with Autism”.
PhD, BCBAJennifer Wertalik, Ph.D., BCBA, is an Assistant Professor at Georgia Southern University- Armstrong Campus.
MADaniel is a self-advocate, and national speaker in addition to being a doctoral student in clinical psychology at George Fox University. He is also known for his two TEDx talks, and book titled “Improve Your Social Skills.”
The 2019 Autism Conference was made possible through the generosity of the following sponsors.
Please join us in thanking them.