The Help Group Summit 2012: Advances and Best Practices in Autism-Learning Disabilities-ADHD

Venue: Skirball Cultural Center

Location: Los Angeles, California, United States

Event Date/Time: Oct 26, 2012 End Date/Time: Oct 27, 2012
Registration Date: Oct 20, 2012
Early Registration Date: Sep 30, 2012
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This cutting edge conference, featuring 20 experts, brings together researchers, clinicians, educators and parents. Continuing education credits are available. Chairs are Barbara Firestone, PhD, President & CEO of The Help Group; Chair, Statewide Coordinating Council of Autism Taskforces for the California State Senate Select Committee on Autism & Related Disorders; Peter C. Whybrow, MD, Director, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Judson Braun Distinguished Professor and Executive Chair, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA; and Robert M. Bilder, PhD, ABPP-CN, Michael E. Tennenbaum Family Professor of Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA Semel Institute & David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. The featured speakers and their topics are David G. Amaral, PhD, “Updates on the Causes of Autism,” Richard Lavoie, MA, MED “Motivation Breakthroughs: Strategies to Turn on the Tuned-Out Child” and “When the Chips are Down…Strategies for Imiproving Children’s Behavior,” and Eric Fombonne, MD, “Epidemiology of ASD: Update on Rates, Trends and New Studies.”


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