2023 Annual SDASP Conference

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Thursday, October 5th & Friday, October 6th 

Best Western Plus Ramkota Hotel 

3200 W Maple Street

Sioux Falls, SD 57107

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Dr. Terisa P. Gabrielsen

Dr. K Kawena Begay

Dr. Elizabeth A. Cutrer-Parraga

Dr. Jay Trenhaile

Thursday, October 5th, 2023

Drs. Terisa P. Gabrielsen, K Kawena Begay, & Elizabeth A. Cutrer-Parraga present Demystifying the Identification of Autism in Females in School Settings 


Autism spectrum disorder may first be identified in the school setting. Diagnostic criteria reflecting males may make it difficult to identify females on the autism spectrum. Learn how to effectively assess females and nuanced presentation who may have autism spectrum disorder.


Learning Objectives

Participants will be able to:

1.       Discuss differences in interpretation of assessment data for female and nuanced presentation of autism

2.       Explore recommendations to support autism in females and nuanced presentations

3.       Identify targeted, empirically supported assessment approaches to more effectively identify nuanced presentations of autism

Friday, October 6th, 2023 

Dr. Jay Trenhaile presents Counseling and Therapeutic Interventions for Students With an Intellectual Disability


This session will include a review of research-based programs and practical interventions for students with intellectual disabilities, a discussion on current strategies as described by veteran therapists, and the sharing of resources among colleagues.



Learning Objectives

Participants will be able to:

1.       Identify the unique challenges and opportunities of counseling students with an intellectual disability, including those from Indigenous populations

2.       Implement successful and effective treatment interventions, counseling strategies, and programs for individuals with an intellectual disability

3.       Recognized useful resources in working with students with an intellectual disability

Registration Information 

If paying with check, please mail registration form and check payable to SDASP to: 

Alicia Peterson 

1000 N West Ave Suite 240 

Sioux Falls, SD 57104 

If paying with Credit Card/PayPal, please complete the registration form and email it to Alicia.Peterson@k12.sd.us.  You can request a link to PayPal or click the link below.

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