Els for Autism Foundation’s Conference 2017 Autism Innovations and Global Impact: The State of the Science to Provide Free Continuing Education Credits

JUPITER, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#ASD–The Els for Autism Foundation will host the Autism Innovations and
Global Impact Conference: The State of the Science to be held
April 28th and 29th, 2017 at The Els Center of
Excellence 18370 Limestone Creek Road, Jupiter, Florida.

The conference sponsor, The Shanken Family Foundation, has underwritten
the cost of all continuing education credits offered. Continuing
Education Credits from ASHA, BACB, FPA and NBCC pending:

In this inaugural two day scientific conference, renowned leaders in
autism research, government, and service provision will gather to
discuss the state of the science in autism spectrum disorder (ASD). They
will discuss the impact of global autism research from a variety of
perspectives including:

  • Learnings about the fundamental nature of autism from developmental
    neuroscience and neuroimaging
  • Challenges and opportunities in the diagnosis and care of those
    affected by autism
  • Contributions that longitudinal treatment studies can make in helping
    us understand the course of autism and enhance outcomes over time
  • Importance of autism research being a government priority

The cost for the two-day conference is $375 if participants register
before December 31, 2016. After this date, the registration costs are
$425. For a full list of the conference speakers, world renowned experts
in the field of autism, and to register for the conference and VIP
dinner go to:


The Els for Autism Foundation operates The Els Center of Excellence, a
26-acre facility located in Jupiter, Florida, which houses a public
charter school and provides a variety of services for children and
adults with autism spectrum disorder and their families, including
global outreach, education, therapy, recreation, research and adult
services. The Center also provides internships for college students and
outreach conferencing services to enable professionals from the global
autism community to gather and disseminate best practices.

Photography: Historical images for editorial use at: www.elsforautism.phanfare.com/6828828.
Please contact the team for images following the event.

Website: www.elsforautism.org

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The Els for Autism Foundation

The Els for Autism Foundation was established in 2009 by PGA TOUR golfer
Ernie Els and his wife Liezl (residents of Jupiter, FL) shortly after
their son Ben was diagnosed with autism. The Foundation’s overarching
mission is to help people on the autism spectrum fulfill their potential
to lead positive, productive and rewarding lives. Els for Autism has
offices in the U.S., Canada, South Africa, and the UK. To help fulfill
its mission, Els for Autism continues to build out the state-of-the-art
Center of Excellence in Jupiter, FL, with a local, national and global

Donations can be made online at www.e4aannualgiving.org
and by check (made payable to ‘Els for Autism’) and addressed to: Els
for Autism, The Els Center of Excellence, 18370 Limestone Creek Rd,
Jupiter, FL 33458.


Els for Autism Foundation
Event Contact:
Dr. Marlene
Sotelo, 561-625-8269
Director of Programs and Operations
Education Credits Contact:

Erin Brooker Lozott, 561-320-9521
of Clinical Services

Mariann Coleman, 561-309-4248
Marketing and
Development Manager