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Texas Autism Conference

The 29th Annual Texas Autism Conference will be 100% virtual!

June 24, 2021 (Thursday) - 12:30 pm - 5:45 pm
June 25, 2021 (Friday) - 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
June 26, 2021 (Saturday) - 8:00 am - 1:15 pm

Registration information coming soon!

Check back here for conference updates and announcements as details are unveiled.


Click HERE to submit proposal.

Click HERE to upload proposal video.

The Texas Statewide Leadership for Autism Training (TSLAT) and the Texas Education Agency (TEA) welcome the submission of proposals for engaging and innovative presentations for the 29th Annual Texas Autism Conference. Educators, parents, individuals with autism, and other professionals come together at this conference to learn, connect, and apply new knowledge to better serve individuals with autism and their families.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: February 25, 2021 at 5:00 pm. Submissions will only be accepted through the Call for Proposals Google Form.

Conference Focus:

We want to move best practices forward; we want our participants to learn what is new and innovative; we want our participants to leave with a renewed vision and energy to continue Raising the Bar! The conference will explore evidence-based practices, technologies, and new approaches that will provide participants with practical information, tools, and strategies that can be implemented immediately.

Focused on autism, proposals are welcome within the following or related topical areas:

-Challenging Behavior
-Communication/Assistive Technology
-Evidence-Based Practices for Autism Education
-Literacy/Math/Other Academic Skills
-Parent Implemented Interventions/Family/Community Resources
-Peer Based Instruction and Interventions/Friendships
-Social Skills
-Trauma Informed Care/Mental Health/Self-care

Please note: Marketing and product pitches will not be considered.

Required Video Submission:

This year's conference will be virtual. As part of the submission requirements, we are asking you to submit a short video of you and any co-presenters. You may be asked to pre-record your session which will be due by the end of May. If your session is selected, you will receive detailed information by March 15th, 2021. For this proposal submission, here are some points to keep in mind:

1. Record your video on a platform that is comfortable for you to use, your phone, your laptop, or your desktop. Your recording does not need to be highly produced.

2. Video submissions must be a minimum of 1 minute and a maximum of 3 minutes and must include all the session presenters.

3. Introduce yourself and then tell us about your topic. We want to know why it is important.

4. What will your participants learn during your session?

5. What creative ways will you use to engage with your attendees in your session?

Be creative and have fun. This video is a way to sell your presentation.

Upload your video to this location: