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Certificate of attendance and CEU accreditation offered.

Continuing education is offered throughout the entire conference for all professionals. Check with your state or national associations to ensure CEUs are accepted by your organization. Attendees may register to receive a Certificate of Attendance (COA) or a CEU certificate that is applicable to the corresponding association:

  • American Medical Autism Board (AMAB)
  • American Chiropractic Association (ACA)
  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), (University of Washington - Provider)
  • National Association of Social Workers - Washington State Chapter (NASW)
  • Seattle Public Schools
  • Washington State Occupational Therapy Association (WOTA)

Continuing education hours by day:
Thursday night - 2 hours
Friday - 7.5 hours
Saturday - 7 hours
Sunday - 4.5 hours
TOTAL hours - 21 hours

Review each association below for more information. Please note that any registrant that receives a COA, CE certificate, or Clock Hours qualifies to apply to the Certified Autism Specialist program.

American Medical Autism Board (AMAB)

Attention: Health Care Practitioners
amab logoThe American Medical Autism Board Practitioner Overview Course is for MD’s, DO’s, other healthcare practitioners, and nurses at the USAAA Conference.

The American Medical Autism Board will present a thorough overview of the principles and practice of Medical Treatment of ASD’s and other developmental disorders at the USAAA 6th annual world conference in Seattle, Washington October 27-30, 2011. The course will be presented on Sunday, October 30th. The course will be taught by Dr. Phillip C. DeMio, USAAA Chief Medical Officer and AMAB Executive Director, Dr. Jerry Kartzinel, and Dr. James Neubrander. Attending part or all of the conference will accumulate credits for eligible MD’s & DO’s toward AMAB board certification. AMAB also keeps a log of hours earned by all attendees (including nurses and other health care professionals) for potential certification in the future. Contact AMAB for additional information regarding the course outline and accreditation.

American Chiropractic Association (ACA)
Check with your state or ACA to ensure CEUs are accepted by your organization.
American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
Check with your state or APTA to ensure CEUs are accepted by your organization.
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)

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This course is offered for 2.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Related area).

Certified Autism Specialist
casAny registrant that receives a COA or CE certificate at the USAAA 6th Annual World Conference in Seattle, WA, qualifies to apply to the Certified Autism Specialist program. The CAS mission is to assist schools in exceeding IDEA compliance by improving the support to individuals with autism. The CAS mark, as used by authorized persons, certifies that the professional has met the certification qualifications and requirements established by International Institute of Education Standards, including education, experience, career review and continuing education which enhances the individual's qualifications, advanced knowledge and practice.
National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
nasw waThe National Association of Social Workers - Washington State Chapter (NASW WA) is a membership organization with a dual mission of enhancing the profession of social work and promoting diversity, inclusion and social justice.. "This program has been approved for “21” CEUs by the NASW Washington State Chapter." Licensed Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Mental Health Counselors are eligible. Provider number is #1975-313.
Seattle Public Schools

seattle public schoolsSeattle Public Schools is the largest K-12 school system in Washington state, serving more than 47,000 students in 91 schools. We have a staff of about 8,000 which includes about 3,100 teachers. About 227 of the teachers are Nationally Board Certified. We are focused on improving academic achievement for all students and committed to ensuring that all students graduate from high school prepared for college, careers, and life. We strive to provide excellent teachers in every classroom, set high expectations for every student, meet the needs of our diverse learners, and prepare our students to excel.

The Special Education department works collaboratively with school and District leaders, teachers, students, and families to provide the tools, guidance, supports, and services needed to ensure access and success for students with disabilities. Visit our Special Education Services page for more information about the services we provide.

All staff and educators in the entire Seattle Public School district are invited to register for the USAAA 2011 World conference as the sessions cover topics for all individuals on the autism spectrum including special sessions addressing high function autism/Asperger syndrome, transitioning to adulthood, and much much more.

"This program has been approved by Seattle Public Schools and participants are eligible to earn up to “21” clock hours ". When you register for the conference, the $95 registration pass does not the $2/clock hour fee that is payable to Seattle Public Schools (checks only for clock hours). The clock hours fee will be processed at the conclusion of the conference sessions (for example, if you register for Friday and Saturday - which includes Thursday evening - and you have attended all the sessions, you will have earned 16.5 clock hours, and you will check out at the end of Saturday and make a check payable to Seattle Public Schools for $33 - 16.5 clock hours x $2/hour). If you attend the entire conference, you will have earned 21 clock hours or an additional fee of $42 payable to Seattle Public Schools.

Washington State Occupational Therapy Association (WOTA)
wota logoWashington State Occupational Therapy Association has approved continuing education credits for registrants at the US Autism & Asperger Association Annual Conference in Seattle. Registrants may receive a Certificate of Attendance.
Abstracts and Learning Outcomes

The primary function of the USAAA conference is where parents, caregivers, health care practitioners, individuals with autism, students, educators, therapists and anyone who wants to learn more about services and treatment for persons living with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can learn about effective interventions – both medical and educational. USAAA assembles world leading speakers and panelists that focus on ways to improve the quality of life for the affected individuals and their families and caregivers by conducting presentations in the areas of medical interventions, research, behavioral and developmental therapies, adjunct therapies, nutrition, family issues, plus more. Abstracts and Learning Outcomes.


"I have been attending medical conferences for over twenty-five years. My grandson is affected by autism, so I wanted to learn more about autism spectrum disorders as well as claim continuing medical education credits for my practice. The USAAA conference is the most organized and thorough conference I have ever attended, including all of the medical conferences I attended in the past."

— Robert, Nevada, physician

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