What is ISCRD Space Summit?

Attendees will benefit from sessions led by global experts on autism, cognitive disorders, mental health concerns, and innovation in these areas. These topics affect ALL students and adolescents, as well as many educators themselves. Make sure you have the knowledge and resources you need to improve outcomes.


  • Learn practical strategies and the latest information from experts
  • Gain valuable professional development in an area that impacts all students
  • Collaborate with other educators and professionals to share best practices
  • Positively impact your students and staff


  • K-12 Teachers
  • School Administrators
  • Speech Language Pathologists
  • Special Education professionals
  • Occupational Therapists
  • BCBA and Behavior Specialists
  • School Psychologists and Counselors

View highlights and testimonials from ISCRD2018:


$149 per person (for group discounts, please contact us)

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.

Martha Aki
ECI Project TYKE Program Director
Katy Independent School District

John B. Charles, Ph.D.
Scientist in Residence
Space Center Houston
Manned Space Flight Education Foundation

Jancy McPhee, Ph.D.
Director, Humans in Space Art Program
Executive Director, SciArt Exchange

Cissy Carter
Elementary Coordinator
Special Education: Programming & Campus Support
Humble ISD
Pamela Rollins

Pamela Rollins, MS Ed.D.  CCC-SLP 
Professor, University of Texas at Dallas
School of Behavior and Brain Sciences
Callier Center for Communication Disorders

Dr. Rollins is a Professor in the Communication Disorders program within the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences at the University of Texas at Dallas, Callier Center for Communication Disorders. She conducts research in developmental pragmatics, early social communication and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Her current projects focuses on the co-construction of early developing social communication and joint attention during parent mediated early ASD intervention with toddlers. Dr. Rollins is a four-time gubernatorial appointee to the Texas Council on Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders and was the lead author for the Robots4Autism social skills curriculum. She earned her doctorates from Harvard University and has been the director of the Social Communication laboratory at UTD since 1994. For more information, visit bbs.utdallas.edu/socialcommunicationlab

Summit Schedule


  • 8 am – 11 am: TED style presentations led by industry experts
  • 11 am – noon: Lunch (provided)
  • 12 – 3 pm: Break-out Sessions

The ISCRD Space Summit will be held at Space Center Houston.



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The ISCRD Space Summit 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 Space Summit will receive 10 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 ISCRD?

Those attending the ISCRD Space Summit will receive 10 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 ISCRD Space Summit, 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

For questions on registration or exhibiting, please contact us:

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