Approved Conferences

The following are educational conferences and seminars that have been approved by the Autism Family Education Fund for applicants to attend.  Choosing an approved conference will help expedite your application process, however it is not required to choose one of these conferences to apply for assistance!

National Converge Autism Summit

Springbrook Autism Behavioral Health invites professionals from across the nation to converge for two days of presentations and breakout discussions covering a wide range of topics related to Autism—from diagnosis, behavioral health and treatment, and therapy results.

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Hopes and Dreams Conference

Professionals, family members and self advocates can learn more about the resources and support available to the special needs community. Family members are also able to connect with professionals who care for children of all ages with various disabilities and long-term healthcare issues. This increased collaboration between parents and professionals sets the stage for all children and individuals with disabilities to reach their full potential.
Don’t miss this chance to learn more and collaborate to better meet the needs of those with disabilities and special healthcare needs. Join us at the R2i2 Conference Center, 763 Fashion Drive, Columbia, SC.

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Your Conference Could Be Here

Interested in having your educational conference, lecture, or seminar on our website?  Do you have helpful, educational information for parents of children with ASD and/or other developmental disabilities?  Would you like to help us help parents attend your event?

If you answered yes, we invite you to become a member of our approved conference network!  Becoming an approved conference allows us to approve applicants who wish to attend your event more quickly.  You will also be featured on our webpage alongside other approved conferences!  For more information, contact one of our board members or e-mail us at with your event information.