Golisano Children's Hospital / Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics / Skirboll Conference Skirboll Family Autism Conference Each year, Strong Center for Developmental Disabilities and the division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics hosts the Skirboll Family Autism Conference in Rochester. This interactive conference offers information sessions presented by national experts on various topics related to autism spectrum disorder. It is developed in collaboration with individuals with ASD, families, agency representatives, and community members. If you are interested in partnering to help shape the content, format, and structure of the conference, please contact the RRCASD team at RRCASD@urmc.rochester.edu or 1-855-508-8485. Below you can find the conference presentations, a summary video and a photo album from the 2019 Skirboll Family Autism Conference. We'd like to thank everyone for making this years event the largest yet and we look forward to hosting the next conference in 2020. 2019 Skirboll Family Autism Conference Presentations Skirboll Family Autism Conference 2019 Photos Registration Table with Carolyn and Rachel Kim, Kate and Patty at welcome table Skirboll flyer and notepad on table Valerie and Melissa in discussion Guests picking up literature Jackie and Thomas Suzannah, Claudia and Leona at materials table Regina at the visual schedule table Conference guests talking together Kate Richardson and Kim Brown Thomas in discussion with guest DBP volunteers in discussion Rachel at the registration table Entrance to the conference with the Strong Center for Developmental Disabilities banner Mark Williams livestreaming the event IMG_6005 Susan Hyman opens the conference with a short speech and introduction Susan Hyman opens the conference with a short speech and introduction Dr. Susan Iadarola remembering Dr. Tristram Smith Slide with the words remembering Tristram Smith on top of a black and white photo of Dr. Tristram Smith Brenna Cavanaugh presenting her part of the anxiety in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder Photo of memorial art gallery event pass Close up of remembering Tristram Smith Section of event program Leah Rothschild presenting her part of the anxiety in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder Emily Knight presenting her part of the anxiety in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder Melissa Smith introducing Fabienne Bain Fabienne Bain presenting "Let's Be Friends": Social Skills Training Groups for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder Make and take your own visual schedule table Visual guides Lisa Latten, Lorna Patenella and Patricia Corbett-Dick Jonathan Payne chats with conference attendee Introduction to Ariadne and Leona Introduction to Ariadne and Leona Ariadne Lie speaking on Transition to adult mental health Audience Leona Oakes speaking on Transition to adult mental health Valerie Smith and Melissa Smith chatting with conference attendee Valerie Smith and Melissa Smith Suzannah Iadarola at conference table IMG_6166 Conference visual aid gifts Linda L. Matons, MA and Lorna Patanella, PNP speak on Body Changes & Hygiene Linda L. Matons, MA and Lorna Patanella, PNP speak on Body Changes & Hygiene Dylan Dailor speaks on Addiction and Autism Speakers panel View presentation materials from previous Skirboll Family Autism Conferences.