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Tenth Annual UJA-Federation of New York Hilibrand Autism Symposium

Fostering Independence for Young Adults With ASD:

A Focus on Self-Advocacy, Housing, and Entrepreneurship

Parents, professionals, advocates, and other interested community members are invited to learn about the latest research and innovative program models available for individuals with autism as they age into adulthood.

Great news! Five continuing education contact hours for social workers are available for those who attend the symposium in person.

Please complete registration by April 15, 2017, to be eligible for continuing education credit.


Last year, UJA-Federation of New York broadcasted the Hilibrand Autism Symposium nationally via livestream to Jewish federations and Jewish community centers throughout the country. If you know of a Jewish community that would like to join this year’s symposium, please contact Beth Rosenberg at bbethr@gmail.com.

Meet the Presenters
See the Program

American Sign Language interpreters and assisted-listening devices are available. Please contact us at least five business days prior to the event to make arrangements. 


  • Wednesday, April 26, 2017
  • 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


  • UJA-Federation of New York
    130 E 59th Street
    New York, NY 10022

Additional Information

  • For more information, please contact Meredith Zylberberg at or 212.836.1253.


Before submitting your registration, please read the terms of our General Release. You will be asked to confirm your acknowledgment of the terms of this release before submitting your registration.

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Additional Info About Social Work Continuing Education Credits:

United Jewish Appeal - Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of New York, Inc., SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0289.

In order to receive five contact hours by attending the Ninth Annual UJA-Federation Hilibrand Symposium on Autism, you must:

  • Register for the symposium by April 15, 2017.
  • Participate in-person (sorry — livestream participants are not eligible to receive contact hours for this symposium).
  • Arrive and sign in at the registration desk no later than 9:00 a.m.
  • Be present for the entire symposium.
  • At the end of the program, sign out and complete a brief evaluation prior to receiving your certificate of completion.

Based on state requirements, we are unable to offer CEUs to anyone who arrives after 9:00 a.m. or leaves the symposium before the conclusion. Please also note that we cannot provide partial credits for those who do not attend the full program.

Registration Assistance

If you are experiencing difficulty completing your online registration, contact  or 212.836.1485.