Professional Learning Symposium
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Autism in Education Partnership
Dr. Janet Twyman: Making the Most of Technology to Enhance Learning for Individuals with ASD and Diverse Needs
Dr. Janet Twyman is an education innovator, thought leader and expert, and founder of blast: a learning sciences company. She’s also the Director of Innovation and Technology at the Center on Innovations in Learning, Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Univ. of Mass. Medical School, and formerly the Vice President of Instructional Development, Research, & Implementation at Headsprout. Her numerous articles and chapters cover behavior analysis, instructional design, technology, and educational systems; she also co-edited two books on educational innovation and personalized learning. She has presented to and worked with education systems, organizations, and institutions over 40 states and countries, including speaking about technologies for diverse learners and settings at the United Nations. She serves on numerous boards and committees, co-chairs the education group for the Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies, and was a President of the Association for Behavior Analysis. For her distinguished contributions to educational research and practice she received the 2015 Wing Award for Evidence-based Education and the 2017 American Psychological Association Division 25 Fred S. Keller Behavioral Education Award.
Early registration: $229 + HST (until March 15, 2019)
Late registration: $249 + HST (after March 15, 2019)
- Registration fee includes nutrition breaks and lunch on-site.
- Please note that refunds of registration fees cannot be provided; however, if you are unable to attend the symposium you may identify a replacement attendee to fill your spot.
- Registrants understand that while attending the Autism in Education symposium they may be photographed by an AIE-approved photographer. In registering for and attending this event they grant permission for AIE to use any such photographs in any of its publications or media in perpetuity, and agree to make no monetary or other claim against AIE for the use of the photographs.
1980 Robie Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Parking for symposium attendees is available at the Atlantica at a reduced rate of $5.75 for the day as space permits.
The Atlantica Hotel is offering a conference rate of $149 + taxes for accommodations and $10 + taxes for overnight parking for reservations made by March 30, 2019. For reservations made after March 30, regular rates will apply.
For more information, contact:
Coordinator, Autism in Education Partnership
Email Shelley McLean
Previous Symposium Events
- “Teaching Executive Functions & Complex Language and Cognition Skills"
AIE Symposium 2017
- “Anxiety in Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder” and “Advanced Treatment Techniques”
AIE Symposium 2016
- “A Positive Approach to Consulting in Schools: Evidence-Based Practices for Promoting Effectiveness and Acceptance”
AIE Symposium 2014