SFASA November 17, 2018 Conference Archives
It was our biggest and best conference yet — 493 registrants, 50 presenters, and 46 sessions, jam packed with useful ideas and information. Thanks to everyone who participated—sponsors, our committee, speakers, and attendees.
Videos and slides to be posted soon!
Event page here • 16-Page Conference Program here
Videos coming soon:
Session 1 video: Welcome and Keynote Panel: "Living in Community"
Session 2 video: DDS Autism Data and Regional Center Directors Forum
Session 3 video: Flash Talks on Enriching Our Community
Session 4 video: Residential Solutions for Adults with Challenging Behaviors
Session 5 video: Innovations in Employment
Breakout slides will also be posted on our Event Page
See archives of our past conferences to taste what to expect this year
Recent Blog Posts
Where, oh where, were all the autistic children? By Sue Swezey
Three Strikes... and He's Out? What happens when the regular world has had enough of my son's autism. By Feda Almaliti
Summer 2018 Legislative Update. By Connie Boyar
Why you should pursue genetic testing for your autistic child. By Jill Escher and Denise Haas
Bay Area Autism Nonprofit Guide
We list dozens of nonprofits serving the Bay Area autism community.
Autism Surge in CA: Topping 100,000 DDS Cases
Autism cases in California hit 100,000 in 2018. This report from 2015 details some of the staggering autism numbers in our state over the past several decades.
Autism Adulthood Checklist
Our popular all-in-one-place guide to the myriad legal, financial, and planning steps parents need to consider as their autistic/DD children age into adulthood.
Pool Parties to Return in Summer 2019 in San Jose
Recap of October 4 evening with John Donvan and Caren Zucker
Read the recap here
Civil Rights Project