32nd Statewide Annual Center for Autism & Related Disabilities Call for Proposals (ID #8239)
Before beginning you will need a vitae(s) or resume(s), presentation title, presentation abstract, learning objectives, and presenter(s) photo(s).
The Centers for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD) and Providing Autism Links & Supports, Inc. (PALS, Inc.) invite proposals for presentations at the 2025 32nd Annual Statewide CARD Conference, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, January 16-19, 2025.
CARD, a Florida statewide program, brings together a wide range of professionals and parents to share information about individuals with autism spectrum disorders and dual sensory impairments. The purpose of the conference is to provide education and information to professionals and families committed to individuals with autism spectrum disorders, dual sensory impairment, and related disabilities. Audiences range from families of newly diagnosed toddlers to leaders in the field of autism research and treatment.
Due to CEU requirements all breakout sessions must be 75 minutes in length. Presenters may be asked to repeat their presentation and extend to 90 minutes.
REVIEW PROCESS: All proposals will be acknowledged as received. A panel will review proposals. Proposals selected will provide balanced content and broad geographic representation. The Centers for Autism & Related Disabilities (CARD) is a discretionary project in the state of Florida under the Florida Department of Education. All presentations are subject to Florida Department of Education review. If selected your presentation may be reviewed and adjustments requested by the Florida Department of Education according to content.
Submission deadline is Sunday May 19th at midnight standard eastern time. For 2025, emphasis will be on evidence based research and working/supporting individuals with challenging behaviors. All accepted submissions will be notified by June 4, 2024 by 5pm. Submitting a proposal represents a commitment to attend and present, if accepted.
It is your responsibility to fill this out in it's entirety. If not completed, submission will be rejected.
PRESENTER(S) DETAILS Lead Presenter Email *
Please enter your email, so we can follow up with you.
Websites you are Affiliated with Lead Presenter Biographical Statement *
This will be used on the website and the conference program.
There is a maximum of 3 presenters per presentation. If you have a 2nd and or 3rd presenter please enter their information as requested below. If not skip this section and move on to the Presentation Details.
2nd Presenter Email Websites you are Affiliated with 2nd Presenter Biographical Statement
To be used on conference website and program.
3rd Presenter Email Websites you are Affiliated with 3rd Presenter Biographical Statement
To be used on conference website and program
PRESENTATION DETAILS What is the title of the presentation? * What is the content level of the presentation? Check all strands that that you feel are best suited for this presentation. * Have you ever presented at a CARD Conference before? * Can you do this presentation in spanish? * Session Abstract *
Please provide a 50-100 word description of the session for the Conference Program and Website.
Learning Outcomes *
Please provide at least 3 learning outcomes participants will have from attending this session.
Audio Visual (check all that apply) * Permission to Publish (read and check all you acknowledge) *
If you have more than one presenter in your presentation all must agree to permission to publish or all agree not to be published.
Deadlines/Notifications (check all for acknowledgement) * Confirmation to Submit *
I (we) are submitting this paper for review and fully understand and accept all requirements if selected.The Centers for Autism & Related Disabilities (CARD) is a discretionary project in the state of Florida under the Florida Department of Education. All presentations are subject to Florida Department of Education review. If selected your presentation may be reviewed and adjustments requested by the Florida Department of Education according to content.
Financial Disclosure *
Please list any financial and non-financial relationships. Simply explained your Financial is stating is what you do to receive a paycheck and your non-financial is what you may do that you do not receive a paycheck.
For example: I am the author of the "Autism & Me," book and/or I work as an Autism Disorder Specialist for CARD or I have no financial or nonfinancial relationships to disclose. Please provide for each presenter in the presentation.
Please note: this must be disclosed on your first presentation slide and in the conference program.
Signature- use your mouse to sign * Clear Signature
I (we) understand this is a call for papers and by submitting this form it does not mean that I (we) have been asked or are guaranteed to present the 32nd Annual Statewide CARD Conference. My (our) submission will be reviewed by a committee. All submissions are submitted blind to the committee (so the committee is not aware who is submitting to protect all from bias).
I (we) understand the submission deadline is Sunday, May 19, 2024, midnight. Any submissions after Sunday, May 19, 2024, midnight, will not be considered. A maximum of 2 call for papers per presenter is allowed. All submissions must be labeled as “your last name_your first name,” example: Samuels_Judith.
I (we) will be notified if my(our) paper is selected or rejected by June 18, 2024, by 5pm. If selected I(we) agree that I (we)am committed to present at the 32nd Annual Statewide CARD Conference either Friday, Saturday or Sunday (time to be announced).