Emory Autism Center 2020 Summer Conference has ended
The Emory Autism Center’s Monarch Summer Conference is for anyone involved with the education of individuals diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) including educators, vocational providers, behavior specialists, school administrators, paraprofessionals, speech and occupational therapists, rehabilitation counselors, school psychologists, parents, family members, mental health providers, families of individuals with ASD, and individuals with ASD.

We are featuring 25 sessions with top notch speakers in education and transition for students with ASD. Please identify the appropriate track (parent, education, transition) that will fit your interests/needs in order to identify sessions to attend.
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Thursday, July 16 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
6C : Your High School As a City: How and Why to Create School-Based Work Experiences

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We will focus on practical ways you can use your school building to develop meaningful work sites and school-based enterprises to help students build social skills, self-advocacy skills, soft skills, and executive functioning skills.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Participants will understand the difference between school-based work sites and school-based enterprises.
  2. Participants will be able to define and list important considerations when creating school-based enterprises/ work sites.
  3. Participants will be able to formulate transition plan goals to align with school-based work experiences.


Dayna Holbel, M.Ed.

Educational Consultant, Emory Autism Center
My focus throughout my career in education has been in developing meaningful transition activities and plans for students. Meaningful transition starts with the student at the center and includes families, teachers, community members, and service providers to effectively plan for... Read More →

Thursday July 16, 2020 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT
Downstairs 6C

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