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AANE’s 2023 Virtual Jody Acford Conference, 3/25 + 3/26 (Livestreamed + Recorded Presentations)

March 25 @ 11:00 am - 4:30 pm

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One event on 03/26/2023 at 9:00 am

, $40 – $50

This conference is named in loving memory of Jody Acford — dedicated parent and AANE community & board member.

Register Non-Member ($50)                       Register Member ($40)

DESCRIPTION: AANE’s landmark 2023 Virtual Jody Acford Conference will include live and recorded presentations on public and private benefits, services, and supports available to adults on the spectrum for residents in Massachusetts, New York, and nationwide. Conference topics include financial planning and guardianship alternatives, healthcare, housing, vocational supports, social security, and more! Learn more about the conference presentations and daily agendas here.

New this year! Schedule a free one-on-one video conference call to have your benefits related questions answered. The link to schedule your appointment will be in the email you receive after you register.

AUDIENCE: This conference is for autistic adults and teens or those that suspect they are autistic, parents of autistic adults and teens, and professionals.


  • Day 1 – LIVESTREAM: March 25: *11:00 AM – 4:30 PM ET*
  • Day 2 – LIVESTREAM: March 26: *9:00 AM – 2:30 PM ET*

WHERE: Live online via Zoom and recorded on AANE’s Vimeo on Demand Conference page.

COST: AANE Non-Member $50  / AANE Member $40 (contact development@aane.org to learn more about becoming a member)

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: AANE offers free and discounted admission. To inquire further, contact events@aane.org.

REGISTRATION:  Registration is required.  After you have registered, you will receive an email confirming your registration which will include instructions on how to access the conference.  Registrants who do not receive the confirmation email should check their email spam folder. 

Register Non-Member ($50)                   Register Member ($40)

PLEASE NOTE: For those who plan to attend the conference, the free AANE webinar: 2023 Update: How to Find Public Benefits Programs to Support Autistic Adults in Any State is a must-watch introduction to public support programs and acts as a guide to the information being shared across the two days.


AANE Thanks Our Platinum Conference Sponsors! Learn more about Our Conference Sponsors here.




March 25
11:00 am - 4:30 pm
$40 – $50
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