The Nation's Premier Autism and Disabilities Conference

November 15-17 | Columbus, OH

November 15-17 | Columbus, OH

The Nation's Premier Autism and Disabilities Conference

2016 Demographics


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Many Faces, Many Places

OCALICON 2016 welcomed over 1,680 participants from 40 U.S. states and territories – plus Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Ireland, Norway, and Sweden. 

Leading professionals from many different sectors and fields – ranging from state-level administrators to "down in the trenches" practitioners –connected with parents/families and individuals with autism or disabilities to share the latest ideas, strategies, and products for addressing the most pressing needs and challenges across the lifespan.


OCALICON 2016 Participant Roles:

K-12 Education : 31%

General Education, Special Education, Transition Specialist, etc.

Related Services : 25%

Behavior Specialist, Occupational Therapist, Psychologist, SLP, etc.

Administrative : 16%

Curriculum Diretcor, Principle, Superintendent, etc.

Business : 9%

Sales/Marketing, etc.

Higher Education : 7%

Professor, Researcher, Graduate or Undergrad Student, etc.

Families : 6%

Parents, Families, etc.

Individuals with Disabilities : 2%

ASD, TBI, etc.

Early Childhood : 1%

Head Start, Preschool, Early Intervention Specialist, etc.

Adult Services : <1%

Adult Residential Provider, DD Support Services Administrator, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, etc.

Health Care : <1%

Nurse, Pediatrician, etc.