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
5AB To Infinity and Beyond: Using 'Toy Story' and Other Disney Movies to Teach Social Skills

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You've got a friend in using children's love of all things Disney to instruct how to make to pals and deal with other social situations. Learn how to creatively incorporate a kid's favorite Disney flick into various evidence-based practices.

Learning Objectives:
1) Participants will learn how to incorporate the interests of a child with autism into social situations
2) Participants will learn evidence-based practices on social skills


Rachel McCann

Coordinator, SEC (Powers Ferry)
Dr. Rachel McCann is currently the autism coordinator for Fulton County Schools. Dr. McCann has worked in many areas of special education from inclusion to self-contained autism. She has had the opportunity to provide supports to students with disabilities in the eligibility areas... Read More →

Thursday July 16, 2020 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT
Upstairs 5AB