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July 31 – August 3, 2017
The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel
State College, Pennsylvania


The Pennsylvania Department of Education, Bureau of Special Education, and PaTTAN are proud to provide an online opportunity to participate in the National Autism Conference via live webcasting.

Watching the videos requires Adobe Flash. To manually download Adobe Flash, please visit this web page. To view webcasting sessions and/or handouts from previous years, please select the Webcasting Archives tab along the main toolbar. (If you experience technical difficulties, please contact 814-863-5100 for assistance.)

See the following 2017 webcasting schedule. View the live 2017 webcasting sessions (link forthcoming prior to the conference) or as they are archived, usually within 24 to 48 hours.

If you do not need CEU/contact hours, you may watch the live and/or archived sessions free of charge and do not need to submit a registration form.

In order to receive CEU/contact hours, however, registration (access the forms on this page) and payment are required, and the following CEUs may be earned:

  • Act 48, up to TBA (per sessions scheduled for webcasting)
  • BACB, up to TBA (per sessions scheduled for webcasting)
  • Psych, up to TBA (per sessions scheduled for webcasting)

Important note: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) contact hours are not eligible through webcasting. Social work contact hours are also not eligible through webcasting. If you are in need of ASHA and/or social work contact hours, you must attend the conference in person.

How to Register (required only if requesting CEUs)

  • Pennsylvania educational professionals: $175 fee
  • Non-Pennsylvania professionals: $375 fee

You can register by credit card payment via the online registration form (the fee may be paid by American Express, Discover, MasterCard, or Visa).

Please refer to the 2017 Conference Schedule to view sessions selected for webcasting. Session descriptions are listed here.

NOTE: If you have registration questions, please contact the Outreach Noncredit Registration Office at or 814-867-4973 for assistance.

For individuals registered to view the 2017 webcasting sessions to earn professional credits, please refer to this Webcasting Attendance Verification Form (link forthcoming prior to the conference) for additional details regarding CEUs earned per session. If you are not able to watch the session live, you will have approximately two weeks to view the session via the archive.

Deadline: All registrations must be received by 1:00 p.m. (ET) on Friday, July 28, 2017.

NOTE: Credits cannot be provided for less than 3 hours of viewing.

Monday, July 31, webcasted sessions:

To be announced.

Tuesday, August 1, webcasted sessions:

To be announced.

Wednesday, August 2, webcasted sessions:

To be announced.

Thursday, August 3, webcasted sessions:

To be announced.

Instructions for Registered Webcasting Participants (to receive CEUs)

The archived sessions will be posted on the WPSU website as they become available (likely within 48 hours).

All registered webcasting participants will receive by email on Friday, July 28, a Session Attendance Verification Form prior to the conference, to receive contact hours. This form must be completed in full (must include session numbers and the verification codes provided during the respective webcasting sessions. Note: If a person watches less than three hours total of webcasting, no CEUs can be awarded to the individual.)

Please mail or email the completed Session Attendance Verification (forthcoming as the conference nears) with delivery by Thursday, August 31, 2017, (firm deadline) to:

Karen Nikolic
6340 Flank Drive
Harrisburg PA 17112


All registrations must be received by 1:00 p.m. (ET) on Friday, July 28; after this date webcasting registration is closed.


Penn State Conferences will confirm your registration. You will be alerted promptly of any cancellations or changes. If some unforeseen event forces Penn State to cancel or postpone the program, you will receive a full refund of your registration fee; however, the University cannot be held responsible for any related costs, including cancellation fees assessed by airlines or travel agencies.


If your request to withdraw is received by Friday, July 14, we can issue a partial refund. Send your written request by fax to 814-863-5190 or by email to An administrative fee of $50 will be charged for each withdrawal.


Anyone who is registered but cannot attend may identify a substitute. A full refund will be issued after the substitution registration has been completed. A registration form and full payment by the substitute are required. Substitutes are eligible to register at the same fee.


Penn State encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing special accommodations or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact the conference planner at 814-863-5100 before your visit.

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