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Upcoming Network Events
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Check out the upcoming webinars from Think College! The cost for each one hour webinar is $45.00, and all registrants has access to the live webinar as well as a recording to listen to later! REGISTER early, space is limited.
Location: Indianapolis, IN
Join the HANDS in Autism' Team for an intensive training that focuses on providing hands-on experience and coaching in a simulated classroom/work environment. Individuals on the spectrum participate, facilitating a rich learning environment for all.
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m ET
February's AARC Webinar will feature three Network researchers currently conducting secondary data analyses utilizing existing AS ATN Registry data as part of AIR-P Network RFA ATN-AIR-14-06 activities. Each individual will present an update on their research activities including proposed analyses and early findings."Effectiveness of Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention Services for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders" by Nalin Payakachat, PhD, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences ; "Communication Deficits and the Motor System in ASD: Dissecting Patters on Association and Dissociation Between Them" by Maria Mody, PhD, MGHfC Lurie Center for Autism ; "Relationship Between Subtypes of Restricted and Repetitive Behaviors and Sleep Disturbance in Autism Spectrum Disorder" by Rachel Hundley, PhD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center CME credit is available.
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m
Location: New Brunswick, NJ
A conference for professionals highlighting best practices in supporting people with disabilities in career planning, customized employment, and transition from school to work Co-sponsored by The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities and NJ APSE.
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m ET
March's AARC Webinar will feature Julie Lounds Taylor, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Special Education at Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Investigator, discussing transition. CME credit is available for all AARC Webinars.
The Spectrum of Developmental DisabilitiesXXXVII: The Intersection of Chronic Disease and Neurodevelopmental DisabilitiesMonday, March 23, 2015 - Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Location: Baltimore, MD
A century of medical advances and public health improvements have dramatically altered the epidemiology of child health. Mortality rates for many pediatric conditions such as acute infectious diseases, prematurity, congenital heart disease, and cystic fibrosis have significantly declined. At the same time, the number of children with developmental, behavioral, and mental health conditions has increased. Chronic medical disease in children is often associated with neurodevelopmental disorders but the developmental aspects are overshadowed by the chronic disease diagnosis. There is a dearth of research about the co-occurrence of chronic disease and developmental disabilities. Despite this lack of evidence, questions about the etiology, mechanism and management
Location: Chamberlain, SD
The purpose of the Spring Symposium is to bring a myriad of Center interactive activities, trainings, and workshops to one location, all at one three-day event. The keynote speaker this year is Andy Imparato, Association of University Centers on Disabilities executive director, which is the membership organization supporting the nation's 67 University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, one of which is the USD Center for Disabilities.
Next Chapter Book Club & Beyond: A conference on literacy for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilitiesFriday, April 17, 2015 - Saturday, April 18, 2015
Location: Chicago, IL
Registration for the second international Next Chapter Book Club and Beyond conference is open!
Location: Honolulu, HI:
The Pacific Rim International Conference, considered one of the most 'diverse' gatherings in the world, encourages and respects voices from diverse perspective across numerous areas.
Location: Tel Aviv, Israel
The conference will take place at a time when we are witnessing a positive shift into the language of human rights, strengthened by the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), which enhances the concept of equal opportunities for all. The conference will enable us to discuss and share different models of implementation and enterprises for turning these declarations into possible actions.For the first time, the USC UCEDD/LEND at Children's Hospital Los Angeles will be a partner in organizing and sponsoring the conference.