2009 OCALI Conference Seeking Proposals

April 21, 2009

Website Link  http://www.ocali.org

2009 OCALI Conference and Exposition 
November 17-19, 2009, Columbus, Ohio USA

The Call for Proposals is now open! Download a copy of the submission requirements at the OCALI Conference website.

Deadline for proposal submission: Friday, May 8, 2009 

The primary goal of the 2009 OCALI Conference is to further state- and system-wide capacity to improve programs, implementation, support and overall outcomes for those with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and low-incidence disabilities (such as hearing impairments, visual impairments, traumatic brain injury (TBI), orthopedic impairments, etc.).

The program will be comprised of over 120 sessions covering a variety of topic areas related to the systems in which individuals with ASD and other low-incidence disabilities participate and will cover the lifespan from early intervention through transition to adulthood.

Some of the topic areas include:

**Assessment, identification and diagnosis **Assistive technology **Behavior strategies **Classroom and instructional strategies **Comprehensive programming **Early intervention **Family systems and support **Models of training **School-based initiatives **Statewide systems and initiatives **Transition to adulthood

OCALI seeks presenters from a variety of disciplines and from all system levels to submit for the following types of sessions:

**Lecture Presentation (75 minutes - 1 to 2 presenters) **Poster Display (60 minutes - 1 to 2 presenters) **Panel Discussion (75 minutes - 4 presenters)


All presenters receive complimentary registration to the 2009 OCALI Conference and Exposition. All other expenses, including but not limited to travel, food, lodging, copies of handouts, and presentation equipment/software needed for the presentation are the sole responsibility of the presenter.

Please note: All submissions must be made online and in English. All sessions will be conducted in English.

Deadline for proposal submissions: Friday, May 8, 2009

For more information and to download a copy of the submission requirements, please visit the OCALI Conference website:

[ www.ocali.org ]