Related Disabilities (CARD) and Providing Autism Links & Supports, Inc. (PALS, Inc.) invite proposals for presentations at the 2020 27th Annual Statewide CARD Conference, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, January 17-19, 2020, at the Florida Hotel & Conference Center. 1500 Sand Lake Road. Orlando. FL 32809, at the Florida Mall.




On May 31, 2019, CARD will select proposals to build a 3-day program of keynote and breakout sessions that are interactive and comprehensive, focusing on topics of national significance and targeted toward an experienced audience. The best proposals typically highlight the implementation of session content through engaging discussions, real world examples, new perspectives or various points of view, new technologies/innovations, and/or interactive manipulatives. CARD attendees consist of Educators/Administrators/Clinicians/Business owners/SLPs/Behavior Analysts/Occupational Therapists/Physicians/Parents/Adults with ASD and a variety of other professional community members. 

Submitted proposals should range from 60-90 minutes in length and may include Q & A (make sure noted on proposal) and easily adjusted to fit in 60-90 minutes if accepted. Presenters may be asked to repeat their presentation.



includes information on:

peferred session content

presenter required information

program required information

r learning objectives requirements 

APA requirements

audio visual support


REVIEW PROCESS:  All proposals will be acknowledged as received. A panel will review proposals.  Proposals selected will provide balanced content and broad geographic representation.  For 2020, emphasis will be on advanced topics. All accepted submissions will be notified by June 28, 2019.  Submitting a proposal represents a commitment to attend and present, if accepted.   


Note: Deadline to submit proposals: Must be submitted/received or emailed by May 31, 2019(5pm) to: 

Download proposal form to your system – fill in the information- save it – and return it

Mail: Call for Papers


P. O. Box 781458

Orlando, FL  32878-1458


Prefer Electronic Return to:            

Subject Line: CFP CARD 2020 


Electronic submission is preferred and must be in by May 31, 2019 5pm   














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