ASAH 39th Annual Conference

ASAH 39th Annual Conference, Making Dreams Happen

Our Conference is Now Completed

Thanks to all our attendees, staff and volunteers for making this one another great success. Hope to see you again next year!

New Conference Location:
Harrah’s Waterfront Conference Center, Atlantic City

CLICK HERE Please Note: Conference registration is now closed.

Jessica MinahanOur Keynote Speaker

Jessica Minahan

Board-certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA),
Author and Special Educator

Jessica Minahan is a licensed and board-certified behavior analyst (BCBA), author, special educator, and consultant to schools internationally. Since 2000 she has worked with students who struggle with mental health issues and challenging behavior in public school systems. She specializes in training staff and creating behavior intervention plans for students who demonstrate explosive and unsafe behavior. She also works with students who have emotional and behavioral disabilities, anxiety disorders, or high-functioning Autism. Her particular interest is to serve these students by combining behavioral interventions with a comprehensive knowledge of best practices for those with complex mental health profiles and learning needs.

She is a blogger on The Huffington Post, the author of The Behavior Code: A Practical Guide to Understanding and Teaching the Most Challenging Students, with Nancy Rappaport (Harvard Education Press, 2012), and author of The Behavior Code Companion: Strategies, Tools, and Interventions for Supporting Students with Anxiety-Related or Oppositional Behaviors (Harvard Education Press, 2014).

She holds a BS in Intensive Special Education from Boston University and a dual master’s degree in Special Education and Elementary Education from Wheelock College. She has a certificate of graduate study (CGS) in teaching children with Autism from the University of Albany and received her BCBA training from Northeastern University in Boston.

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