Palm Beach County School District psychologist, Lee A. Wilkinson, PhD, will be present a workshop, Autism Spectrum in Schools: Assessment and Advocacy, at the fifth annual STatewide Advocacy Network on Disabilities (STAND) Pinellas Accessing Resources Conference (SPARC) on September 24th, in Largo, FL. The SPARC 2011 Conference brings together exhibitors from across the nation to showcase the best resources available to special education advocates. Professional educators, therapists, psychologists, and parents alike will have an opportunity to learn about resources beneficial to special needs students as well as all children. Attendees can choose from 60 different breakout sessions, browse more than 150 different exhibitors, earn credit toward professional license recertification, and meet representatives from state, regional and local organizations.
Dr. Wilkinson is the author of the award-winning book, A Best Practice Guide to Assessment and Intervention for Autism and Asperger Syndrome in Schools, from Jessica Kingsley Publishers. His work was honored with a gold medal in the 2011 Next Generation Book Awards Education/Academic Category and finalist awards for the 2011 National Association for Special Educational Needs (NASEN) Educational Needs/Academic Book of the Year and 2010 National Best Book Awards.
Register online: http://www.standadvocates.org/sparkconferenceregistration2011.html