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Call for Posters

Guidelines for Poster Submission

Poster submissions must align with the conference mission and theme:

  • Mission: To disseminate behaviourally-based 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 also aims to enrich the quality of life of those on the autism spectrum and their families in the Atlantic Provinces.
  • Theme: Breaking Barriers Building Understanding

Posters should be 4’ x 3’ maximum. A presenting author is required for every poster submission.

Submissions must demonstrate that the work has scientific merit and is well advanced. Data-based posters, which require a graph or chart of data, will be given preference.

All submissions must include a title and abstract that meet the following requirements:

  • All titles and abstracts must use the American Psychological Association style guidelines
  • Titles must be no more than 15 words
  • Abstracts must be no more than 200 words
  • Ending punctuation and quotation marks around the title are not necessary
  • Abstracts should begin with a sentence stating why the topic is important and end with the general conclusion, relevance, or potential impact
  • All acronyms must be spelled out at first mention

Abstracts for data-based presentations must also include:

  • An overview of the types of participants involved in the research
  • An overview of the types of procedures used in the work
  • A statement of what the data showed

Submission Confirmation: You will receive a confirmation of your application once all steps have been completed.

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