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Milestones Organization's 7th Annual Autism/Asperger's Conference; Featuring: Brenda Smith Myles, Ph.D.
Date:5/12/2009

CLEVELAND, May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Milestones Autism Organization presents its annual Autism/Asperger's conference: Promoting Life Long Strategies for Success, featuring Brenda Smith Myles, Ph.D. This conference is for parents, students, professionals, and adults with autism. Participants will network, learn about local resources and enhance their knowledge of best practices for school, home, community and work through research-based approaches. Targeted workshops address challenges for individuals of all ages with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Asperger's Syndrome or social communication challenges: young children, elementary, middle and high school aged students, and adults.

Nationally known author, Brenda Smith Myles, will speak about lessons from her recent book, "Understanding the Hidden Curriculum: The Unwritten Rules in Social Situations." In 2004 Myles was honored by the Autism Society of America as their Outstanding Professional of the year, and in 2006 she was given the Princeton Fellowship Award. She was recently acknowledged as the second most productive applied researcher in ASD in the world from 1997 to 2004. Other workshop topics at the conference include: Medical Research Myths and Realities; Strategies for Out of Control Behavior; Inclusion in Religious and Social Programming; Music Therapy for Young Children; Functional Communication: Motivating Speech; Skills for Developing Peer Role Models; Guiding Teens through Puberty; Growing Interests into Possible Vocations; and Workplace Challenges. Professional development credit for 6 contact hours are available for occupational therapy, education, social work, counseling, psychology, MRDD-CPD, ASHA and BCBA.

Title: Promoting Life Long Strategies for Success in: School, Home, Community and Work

Keynote: Brenda Smith Myles

Date: Monday, June 15, 2009

Time: 7:30 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Location: Executive Caterers at Landerhaven, Mayfield Heights, OH

Register: Visit www.milestones.org, or call (216) 371-4765 to request a conference brochure

Advertising/exhibiting/sponsorship deadline is May 20, 2009 -- Visit www.milestones.org, or call (216) 371-4765

About Milestones Autism Organization:

Milestones, a Cleveland based 501(c)(3) organization, promotes lifelong strategies of success for individuals with autism, childhood through adulthood. Milestones conducts an annual conference; family workshops; and training; provides referral advice; and maintains a robust up-to-date website of autism information including services, programs and individual rights. Since its founding in 2003, Milestones has served over 4,000 parents and professionals in the field of autism. In 2008 alone, Milestones had over 1 million hits to its website: www.milestones.org.

CONTACT: Stephanie Showalter of Milestones Autism Organization, P: +1-216-371-4765 C: +1-716-807-7105, Stephanie.Milestones@gmail.com


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