The Nation's Premier Autism and Disabilities Conference

November 16-18 | Columbus, OH

The Nation's Premier Autism and Disabilities Conference

November 16-18

Columbus, Ohio

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OCALICON 2016 is a face-to-face gathering of state and national leaders, educators, parents, service providers, self-advocates, scholars, and policy makers to focus on common concerns and share proven solutions that address issues and challenges faced by individuals with autism, sensory disabilities, and low-incidence disabilities across their lifespan.

Organization for Autism Research
National Autism Leadership Collaborative
Assistive Technology and Accessible Educational Materials Center
The Outreach Center for Deafness and Blindness


Network and share your ideas, practices, and suggestions with an energized and engaged audience of professionals and parents from across the United States and around the globe. For 10 years, OCALI has welcomed attendees from all 50 states and 12 countries.


Choose from over 150 interactive sessions and poster presentations that showcase research-based, world-class, cutting-edge, and successful strategies, techniques, and tools – offered in a carefully designed format that serves a variety of adult learning styles and needs. Discover and test drive the latest products and innovations in an exhibit hall full of leading companies and organizations.


Refresh your current work and efforts by synthesizing and applying everything you discuss, learn, and discover. Continue your conversations with colleagues and peers as you implement new ideas and evaluate, modify, and refine your strategies and practices.