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APAC Conference

APAC 2024 has been postponed but we have exciting plans underway for the future

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The mission of APAC is to disseminate research and empirically supported practices in the assessment, treatment and support of individuals on the autism spectrum amongst families, practitioners, researchers and governmental agencies. The mission aims to enrich the quality of life of to those on the autism spectrum and their families in the Atlantic Provinces.

APAC provides an opportunity to:

  • Facilitate discussion and problem-solving within and across provincial governmental and private agencies/departments.
  • Listen to and learn from individuals on the Autism Spectrum and their families about their stories, difficulties with navigating systems, successes, and suggestions in supporting them or their families.
  • Gain knowledge of empirically supported advancements in the assessment, treatment, and support of those on the Autism Spectrum.
  • Share information and resources across disciplines.
  • Encourage the professional and academic growth of new and emerging scholars working in the field of Autism Spectrum Disorders.

APAC is designed for the following groups but welcomes everyone:

  • Behaviour analysts
  • Faculty and researchers
  • Family members of individuals on the Autism Spectrum
  • Individuals on the Autism Spectrum
  • Intervention staff
  • Medical professionals, such as nurses and physicians
  • Occupational therapists
  • Psychologists
  • Speech-language pathologists
  • Stakeholders interested in Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Support workers
  • Teachers