2022 – New York City

Autism Spectrum and Developmental Disabilities
Special Interest Group Virtual Pre-Conference 2022

Friday, November 4, 2022 (12pm – 4:00pm EST)

12:00 – 12:10pm Welcome/Introductions

12:10 – 12:35pm Oral Presentation 1

Autism in Female and Black Populations: Examining the Roles of Identity and Systemic
Authors: Maire Diemer, Emily Gerstein, & April Regester

12:35 – 1:00pm Oral Presentation 2

Behavioral activation for autistic adults with co-occurring depression or anxiety: Choices
in treatment type
Authors: Gabrielle Gunin, Ellen Wilkinson, Brian Chu, Andrew Jahoda, Richard Hastings, & Vanessa Bal

1:00-1:05pm Break

1:05pm- 2:35pm ABA Panel Discussion (moderators: Hannah Morton, PhD & Cara Pugliese, PhD)

 Patrick Dwyer, MA: UC Davis
 Amy Gravino, MA, CAS: ASCOT Consulting LLC and Rutgers University
 Joy Johnson, M.Ed., M.S., BCBA, LBA: Spectrum Support LLC
 A. Pablo Juarez, M.Ed., BCBA, LBA: Vanderbilt University Medical Center
 Amy Lutz, PhD: University of Pennsylvania
 Katherine Walton, PhD: Ohio State University

2:35pm- 2:45pm Break

2:45pm- 4:00pm Follow-up on ABA discussion; breakout rooms