17th Annual Summer Autism Institute


June 23-27, 2014 at the Doubletree by Hilton in Burlington, Vermont

The Summer Autism Institute is a one-week intensive conference featuring international, national, and regional experts in autism spectrum disorders (ASD). The institute is open to community teams and the families they serve in Vermont and to interdisciplinary teams across the New England area, nationwide and abroad.

The event is hosted by the UVM College of Nursing & Health Sciences, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders.

Featured presentations will include:

  • Outcomes research on preschool programming emphasizing the role of peers and inclusive educational practices for children with ASD

  • Theory of Mind (ToM) and its relationship to social communication challenges

  • Strategies to provide quality services for children with ASD using limited resources

  • Practices in early screening and detection using emerging technologies

  • What it’s like to live with autism

  • Please visit the Institute's website for more information.