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Past Presentations

2023 Conference Presentations

Bridges to Collaboration: Addressing Social Determinants of Health

A Team Approach: Developing Daily Living Skills

Addressing Caregiver/Parenting Stress through Collaboration

2022 Conference Presentations

The 2022 Skirboll Family Autism Conference was made possible by the Skirboll Family Foundation and the Rochester Regional Center for ASD.

Session 1 - Sensory Processing and Autism: From Research to Practice

Speakers and Presentations include Emily Knight, M.D., Ph.D., Emily Isenstein, M.D., Ph.D. Candidate, Edmund C. Lalor, Ph.D., Hannah Peck, M.S., OTR/L, Bryan Rogers, Senior Certified Driver Rehabilitation Specialist

Session 2 - Toward Equity in Health and Community Access for People with Autism

Speakers and Presentations Include: Alex Paciorkowski, M.D., Dennis Kuo, M.D., M.H.S., Meg McGee, M.S., B.C.B.A., Laura Silverman, Ph.D. 

Session 3 - ADHD and Autism: The Interface of Biology, Behavior and Treatment

Speakers and Presentations include Kenneth D. Shamlian, Psy.D., B.C.B.A., Patricia Corbett-Dick, M.S., N.P., Lynn Cole, D.N.P., Susan Hyman, M.D.

2021 Conference Presentations

Disabling Segregation - Keynote
with Dan Habib

Navigating Next Steps Following an Autism Spectrum Disorder Diagnosis
with Lisa R Luxemberg, LMSW, Brenna Cavanaugh, PsyD, BCBA-D, Kelly Manigault

Mind the Gap: A Caregiver-Focused Program to Help Families Navigate a New Diagnosis
with Suzannah Iadarola, PhD, BCBA-D, Ann Scherff, M.S.,  Jeannine Garfield

Discussing Elopement and Safety for Individuals with ASD and Related Disabilities
with Deputy Brendan Hurley, Susan Hyman, M.D., Deputy Chris Jocolano
Deputy Marc Schell, Christine Sheffer Ed.D


2020 Skirboll Family Autism Conference

Video Recordings

The organizers would like to thank the Skirboll Family Foundation and RRCASD for making this conference possible, and also thank our speakers for making this conference a unique and engaging event. Video recordings of each session at the conference have been provided below for viewing and sharing on social media. 

Neither Created Nor Destroyed - Keynote
with Morénike Giwa Onaiwu, MA

When the World Turns Upside Down: Compassionate Self-Care
with Sabrina Vogler, LMSW, CPC, CEC, CGSS

Honoring Our Goodbyes as We Say Hello
with Sabrina Vogler, LMSW, CPC, CEC, CGSS

2019 Skirboll Family Autism Conference

The Skirboll Family Autism Conference features informational sessions led by national experts on various topics related to autism spectrum disorder. Some of our collaborators have been the Autism Treatment Network (ATN), the Autism Intervention Research Network on Behavioral Health (AIR-B), the Rochester Regional Center for Autism Spectrum Disorder (RRCASD), and many individuals with ASD, families, professionals, and community members.

The annual conference is a tremendous success, and we look forward to planning for future conferences. In the meantime, we encourage you to reflect on the presentation materials from previous conferences, below.

Presentation Materials

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