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Posted: Sun, 11 Feb 2018 at 22:18 PST
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11TH ANNUAL AUTISM SPECTRUM (Palo Alto)
“Autism through the Life Span”
A one-day conference for parents, educators and care providers of children and adults with autism spectrum disorder. This annual update will focus on new research and services for individuals with autism to optimize their long term functioning.
Who should attend: Parents, teachers, pediatricians, psychologists, caregivers, media and anyone with an interest in autism are invited to attend.
When: Saturday, March 17, 2018 8:00-4:30pm (check in and continental breakfast 8:00-8:45am). Program starts at 8:45am.
Where: Li Ka Shing Conference Center (2nd Floor), 291 Campus Drive, Stanford, 94305 Parking is free and available in Parking Structure 5. For information on public transportation serving Stanford (including the free shuttle, Marguerite), please go to transportation.stanford.edu .
Keynote Speaker Info:
"Developmental social neuroscience meets public health challenge: A new system of healthcare delivery for infants and toddlers with autism spectrum disorder.” Ami Klin, Ph.D. Director, Marcus Autism Center, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University School of Medicine
"Improving Diagnosis and Treatment in School age children: Perspectives from clinical setting to classroom observation” Thomas Frazier, Ph.D. Autism Speaks Chief Science Officer
“Decreasing Barriers to Education and Employment for Adults with ASD” Lynn Koegel, Ph.D. Pivotal response treatment (PRT) developer, Stanford University School of Medicine
New Trends in Autism Research at Stanford (Brief 15-minute presentations (including Q & A) from Stanford Researchers
Keynote Speakers Breakout Sessions (participants choose one to attend):
Session A: Ami Klin, PhD: “Optimizing outcomes, moment-by-moment: The next generations of children with autism spectrum disorder”
Session B: Tom Frazier, PhD: “Autism Speaks: Complementing the autism research landscape”
Session C: Lynn Koegel,PhD, with Grace Gengoux, PhD, BCBA-D “Motivating young children to communicate and play with peers”
Early Bird Registration ($100, on 3/1 increases to $125) includes continental breakfast, lunch and breakout session of your choice.
*scholarships available, please go to Web link