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.

Sharon Hynes, M.Ed., BCBA

Emory Autism Center

Sharon Hynes, MEd, BCBA, received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology at the University of Massachusetts and her Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction, with an emphasis in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), from Arizona State University. She has worked with individuals with autism across the age range and their families for the past 30 years providing treatment, training, and diagnostic services.  Ms. Hynes is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and currently serves as the Program manager for the Behavior Support and Skill Building Program at the Emory Autism Center (EAC). In this role, she provides direct ABA services to clients and families as well as supervision for Registered Behavior Technicians and graduate students seeking to be certified in applied behavior analysis. From 2006-2015, she served as the Program Manager for the Walden Early Childhood Center, a nationally recognized inclusive early intervention program for preschoolers with autism. Ms. Hynes has also worked as an educational consultant for the EAC’s Monarch School Inclusion Project, where she trained public school general education teachers to use positive behavioral strategies to meet the needs of students with autism in their classrooms.