What is ISCRD Summit on the Seas?

Attendees will benefit from sessions led by global experts on autism, ADHD, and other sensory disorders, as well as the ability to network with each other and individuals on the spectrum aboard the Mariner of the Seas!


  • Increase effectiveness and depth of knowledge
  • Learn from experts you otherwise would not have access to
  • Gain much-needed professional development in a relaxed setting

Who Should Attend?

  • Speech Language Pathologists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Special Education Administrators
  • School Psychologists
  • Travel Professionals

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Leading Cognitive Experts From All Over The Globe

Distinguished national and international presenters including cognitive scientists, neurosurgeons, master educators, top researchers and more will present on a multitude of cognitive disorders.

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There is no better place to collaborate with over 100 of your peers and industry experts than on a cruise ship in the Caribbean. While this event is packed with cutting edge research and knowledge, we have also specifically designed opportunities for you to connect and explore with peers who share your passion. All collaboration sessions offer an open communication environment which promises to be engaging, invigorating and push attendees to expand their knowledge.

Kerry Magro

Disability Advocate

Kerry Magro is an award-winning disability advocate, best-selling author, movie consultant, non-profit founder and full-time employee at Autism Speaks. Magro who was completely non-verbal until 2.5 and diagnosed with autism at 4 had to overcome countless challenges. Today Magro travels the country as a national motivational speaker discussing his journey on the autism spectrum. In 2014, based on his speaking efforts he received accreditation from the National Speakers Association as one of the only professionally certified speakers with autism in the country. His career in speaking which has included giving 2 TEDxTalks later led to a stint in television where he hosts his own local cable TV show called the “Different is Beautiful Show” to highlight people who overcome adversity in their local communities.

Rachel C. Morgan, Ed.D., CAS

Author, National Speaker, CEO

Rachel graduated with her Ed.D. in Instructional Leadership with an emphasis in andragogy from Lindenwood University in 2017. She received her Master’s in Education with an emphasis in early intervention in Autism & Sensory Impairments from Lindenwood University in 2013. While pursuing her master’s degree, Rachel worked as graduate assistant for the education department at Lindenwood University (2011-2014). She became a Certified Autism Specialist (CAS) in January of 2014. Rachel is the Owner and CEO of Consultants For Community (CFC); an educational consulting firm that assists parents, providers, and educators to collaborate and effectively problem solve in the educational planning of students receiving special education support. Rachel is a proud wife and mother of four amazing children of all abilities! She founded a non-profit organization called the Adam Morgan Foundation (AMF) in 2008. The foundation assists families raising children with autism, and other co-occurring disabilities, in locating resources and funding: summer camps, sensory equipment, and technology.

Friday, Oct. 19

  • Depart 4 pm – Miami, FL

Saturday, Oct. 20

  • Arrive 7 am – Cococay
  • Morning learning sessions
  • Afternoon free time to explore port (depart 5 pm)
  • Dinner/networking events

Sunday, Oct. 21

  • Arrive 8 am – Nassau, Bahamas
  • Morning learning sessions
  • Afternoon free time to explore port (depart 5 pm)
  • Dinner/networking events

Monday, Oct. 22

  • Arrive 6 am – Miami, FL

Summit Registration: registration starts at $800 per person including Summit attendance + cruise accommodations*itin 2018 10 19 ma

What’s Included (Details)
Services and accommodations provided by AOTS Staff including Private Activities and Respite

Interactive Brochure (includes sample schedule)

jewel of the seas

Mariner of the Seas

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Royal Caribbean and DreamWorks present the DreamWorks Experience

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Nassau, Bahamas

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CocoCay, Bahamas

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*Cruise pricing may vary based on cabin location, occupancy, etc. Upgrades are available for an additional fee.


The ISCRD Summit on the Seas is one of your best opportunities to earn continuing education credit to maintain your state license, demonstrate continued professional development to employers, or simply to increase your knowledge.

Issuing Organization

The International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards is the global leader in continuing education and certification programs for professionals who work with individuals with cognitive disabilities. Worldwide we work with over 300 universities and healthcare organizations to ensure the quality of care and education of our professionals meets the rigorous standards set forth by our board of industry experts. Those attending the ISCRD Summit on the Seas will receive 14 CE Credits issued by IBCCES that can be used toward licensure and other CE requirements. The IBCCES CE Credits are recognized by organizations in all 50 US states and over 42 different countries.

How much CE credit can I earn at the ISCRD Summit on the Seas?

Those attending the ISCRD Summit on the Seas will receive 14 CE Credits issued by IBCCES that can be used toward licensure and other CE requirements.

Who is eligible for continuing education credit?

If you are registered for the Summit on the Seas, you are eligible for CE credit. Below is a quick list of titles that are encouraged to attend:

Healthcare: Physicians, Hospital Administrators, Healthcare Center Directors, Nurses, Clinic Owners, Veterans Services, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Speech & Language Pathologists, Cognitive Disability Specialists, Clinicians, Mental Health Professionals

Education: School Administrators, Principals, Teachers, Special Education Directors, Counselors and Mental Health, Licensed Therapist, SPED Teachers, Autism Specialists, Federal Program Directors, Higher Education

To help justify the expense and time commitment of attending ISCRD Summit on the Seas to your employer or for a grant, download this Justification Document.

For questions on registration or exhibiting, please contact us:

(877) 717-6543
4899 Belfort Rd #190
Jacksonville, FL 32256