Rockland County Autism Symposium

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The Rockland County Autism Symposium is an annual day-long learning event for special education teachers, regular education teachers, parents and other stakeholders. Each year, presenters are researchers, officials, and professionals that speak on the most current topics regarding autism. The symposium is hosted by the Venture Foundation and co-sponsored by Mindworks and the Autism Science Foundation.

The 2017 event featured outstanding presentations from Dr. Ami Klin and Dr. Celine Saulnier of Emory University, Dr. Pamela Feliciano of the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative, and Chad Colarusso and Joy Stockwell of the NY Office for Persons with Developmental Disabilities.

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Joshua Diehl, PhD, of Notre Dame presented on robotic “co-therapists” at the 2013 symposium.