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2023 SCERT

We extend our heartfelt thanks to all the attendees who made this event possible and contributed to its success. Your participation and engagement are what make the SCERT Conference a valuable and enriching experience for everyone involved. We look forward to seeing you again next year as we continue to unite researchers, educators, parents, and individuals with lived experiences to break down barriers in the field of neurodiversity. Thank you for your ongoing support and dedication to advancing our mission.

our 2023 conference Speakers


Dr. Grace Iarocci

Ph.D, R. Psych

Director, Autism and Developmental Disabilities Lab;
Professor, Department of Psychology,
Simon Fraser University

keynote speaker:

Keynote Presentation: Supporting resilience in autistic individuals across the lifespan

Breakout Presentation: Autism and addictions: for concerted services


Dr. david evans

Ph.D, Boston University

Postdoctoral Fellowship

Current: Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, Bucknell University since 1998

keynote speaker:

Keynote Presentation: The wide range of repetitive behaviours and restricted interests: A developmental perspective.

Breakout Presentation: Accounting for  ASD symptom variability in genetic syndromes


Dr. Aparna


Associate Professor, School of Communication Sciences and Disorders,

McGill University

Breakout speaker:


Dr. cheryl Klaiman

Breakout speaker:

Director, Marcus Autism Center;

Associate Professor, School of Medicine,

Emory University


Dr. eve-marie quintin

Breakout speaker:

Assistant Professor, Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology,

McGill University


Dr. mayada elsabbagh

Breakout speaker:

Associate Professor, Department of Neurology & Neurosurgery,

McGill University

full 2023 speaker keynotes