ACT’s Focus on Research Conference 2023 

Sensory Features and Anxiety in Autism: Implications for families and practitioners

Keynote presentations by Connor Kerns, PhD and Tiffany Woynaroski, PhD, CCC-SLP. Research presentations by Nichole Scheerer, PhD, Patrick Dwyer, PhD (c), Elina Birmingham, PhD & Siamak Arzanpour, PhD. Panel presentations moderated by Grace Iarocci, PhD, and Michelle Schmidt, PhD.

Thursday & Friday, April 27 & 28, 2023

Recording available for two weeks after the conference for all registrants.

The goal of this conference is to improve understanding and support for autistic people who experience anxiety and sensory differences to build collaboration between researchers, clinicians, autistic individuals and their families.

See “Event Details” on the Registration pages for more detail, from learning outcomes to schedules and more.

Last day to register is Tuesday, April 25, 2023

Participant Comments

Comments from past workshops with Dori Zener:

This is the first time I’ve felt truly seen by a professional. Thank you so much for the clear and well-formulated way you explain these things that I’ve never been able to put words to.

Autistic woman

Very relevant topic with a lot of evidence-based info. I appreciated the amount of practical info and strategies presented.


The compassion, commitment & knowledge of the presenter is absolutely amazing!