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Tulsa Oklahoma April 21, 2017

Tulsa, Oklahoma April 21, 2017

Conference Information

When:  April 21, 2017 | #TULSATEMPLE

Where:  Tulsa, Oklahoma | Wyndham Hotel Tulsa

Continuing Education:  APA, ASHA, AOTA, ASWB

Speakers:  Dr. Temple Grandin, Sean Barron, & Dr. Jed Baker

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Dr. Temple Grandin

The Way I See It

Dr. Temple Grandin has served as inspiration and role model to hundreds of thousands of families and persons with autism. In this unique presentation, Temple eloquently and candidly describes the challenges she has faced and offers no-nonsense ideas on how others dealing with autism can meet these obstacles and improve the quality of their lives. Backed by her personal experience and evidence-based research, Temple shares her valuable insights on a wide variety of topics, and offers useful do’s and don’ts.

By attending, participants can:

  • Create a learning environment to accommodate sensory challenges
  • Distinguish between voluntary behaviors and involuntary behaviors
  • Utilize, responsibly, alternative and/or conventional medicine
  • Illustrate ways to develop talents into a career path for individuals

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Sean Barron

There's a Boy in Here: Emerging from the Bonds of Autism

Sean Barron, a boy who emerged from the bonds of autism is now grown and teaches the world about his journey.  Sean Barron is a very interesting and intelligent young man who has faced the challenge of autism. He and his mother wrote an insightful book on their lives together. There’s a Boy in Here has won many accolades for offering the unique perspectives of two people who look at the same world but see and feel entirely different things. Mr. Barron has progressed to the point that it is difficult to even realize that he once was truly impacted by autism/Asperger’s Syndrome. He is now a freelance writer, lives independently, and recently co-authored Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships with Dr. Temple Grandin. Sean is a graduate of Youngstown State University and works as a reporter for the Youngstown Vindicator.  He’s pursuing a second degree in journalism.

By attending, participants can:

  • Apply the 10 unwritten rules of social relationships
  • Tell the difference between situation-based and people-based social rules

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Dr. Jed Baker


Managing Frustration, Anxiety, and Teaching Social Skills

Dr. Jed Baker is a behavioral consultant for several New Jersey school districts where, nearly two decades ago, he organized a group to help children with social communication problems. Dr. Baker’s dynamic and comprehensive presentation is extremely valuable to all family members and professionals working with individuals with autism spectrum disorders, attention deficit disorders, learning disabilities, mood and anxiety disorders, and other issues that impact social-emotional functioning. His work has been featured on ABC News and Nightline!

By attending, participants can:

  • Discuss how best to think about challenging behaviors to insure better outcomes.
  • Examine strategies to deal effectively with anxiety and frustration; both to deescalate and prevent meltdowns.
  • Identify 7 common categories of triggers to challenging behaviors and how to create prevention plans for each category.
  • Explore the 6 key components of effective social skills training including: how to target skills, motivate participation, choose strategies compatible with the learner's language ability, plan for generalization, increase acceptance by peers, and measure progress.

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Continuing Education Credits

Future Horizons offers Continuing Education Credits for the following associations:


ASHA American Psychological Association ASWB ASWB
This course is offered for up to 0.6 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area). Continuing Education for APA is provided by Future Horizons. Future Horizons is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Future Horizons maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Future Horizons is an American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) approved provider of continuing education. This conference is offered for 0.6 CEUs. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products,
or clinical procedures by AOTA. 
Future Horizons ACE #1018 is approved as a provider for continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards ( ASWB).


Schedule & Map


Autism Conference Schedule

Time Event
7:00am Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:50 Welcome and Announcements
8:00 Dr. Temple Grandin - The Way I See It
9:30 Morning Break
10:00 Sean Barron - There's a Boy in Here
11:30 Lunch on your own
12:30 Dr. Jed Baker - Managing Anxiety & Frustration in Children, Teens, and Caregivers
2:00 Afternoon Break
2:30 Dr. Jed Baker (continued)
4:00 Conference Ends



About the Venue: 
Wyndham Hotel Tulsa
10918 E 41st st
Tulsa, OK 74146

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Group discounts available!