2023 Jody Acford Conference Details

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


Did you miss AANE's conference? No problem - you can view the conference recordings!

Our two live conference days have come to an end, but you can still access the in-depth information through the recorded presentations. In addition to the video content, you will have access to the slides and handouts for each presentation along with some bonus content.

COST: $25  - Financial assistance is available. Discounted and free promo codes are available on the AANE Vimeo page by clicking the "Rent the National Benefits Recordings" button below.

Please reach out to training@aane.org if you have any questions.

AANE's renowned Jody Acford Conference presents comprehensive information on the public and private benefits, services, and supports available to adults on the spectrum and is available to the entire community: individuals with autistic profiles, family, friends, and professionals. This year's conference topics include financial planning and guardianship alternativeshealthcarehousingpost-secondary educational and vocational supportssocial security, and more!


Click the titles below to learn more about each presentation.

PLEASE NOTE: The AANE webinar: 2023 Update: How to Find Public Benefits Programs to Support Autistic Adults in Any State is a free, must-watch introduction to public support programs and acts as a guide to the information shared throughout the conference.



Click the titles below to learn more about each presentation.

Massachusetts Sessions

New York Sessions

Thank You to Our Platinum Conference Sponsors! Learn more about all our sponsors here.