Are you involved in an interesting project or in an area of work that you would like to share or discuss with other Canadian Autism Leadership Summit (CALS) attendees? Why not present your work in the CALS Poster Sessions?

We are seeking informative, relevant and inspiring posters that showcase promising practices in research, programs and/or services serving individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) across Canada. Presentations should reflect innovative ASD related research, programs and/or services across the lifespan that were identified as priority service needs in the Autism in Canada, National Needs Assessment Survey:

For Preschoolers: Early intervention, Early IBI, Social skills programs, Activity-based programs, Daycare/preschool programs

For School Age Children: Social skills programs, Activity-based programs, Recreation programs, Specialized summer programs, Life skills training

For Adults with ASD: Employment or day programs, Social skills programs, Life skills training, Recreation programs, Post-secondary educational programs

For Self-Advocates: Mental health treatment, Employment services, Social skills, Post-secondary education, Housing/residential options


Please submit a short bio and a 100 word summary of your poster by 5pm MST on Friday, January 27th, 2017 to

For more information and for poster format guidelines please download the 2017 CASDA Leadership Summit Call for Posters Flyer [PDF].

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