Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)

What is Augmentative and Alternative Communication Intervention and How Can it Benefit Children on the Autism Spectrum?

Nov 15 2011 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

3901 Greenspring Avenue
Creamer Building
Third Floor Large Conference Room
Baltimore, MD 21211

Free Training for Parents and Professionals
This presentation will provide an overview of strategies, program, techniques, and technology available in the area of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) and how this information can be applied to children with autism spectrum disorder.

Presenters will include:

Choose Your Plate

Sep 20 2011 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

3901 Greenspring Avenue
Creamer Building
Third Floor Large Conference Room
Baltimore, MD 21211

Free Training for Parents, Family Members, and Professionals
Liz Enagonio, MS, RD, LDN, CNSC, clinical nutritionist at the Kennedy Krieger Institute, will review nutrition guidelines for healthy living.

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Getting An Autism Spectrum Diagnosis: Where Do I Go From Here?

Dec 13 2011 - 9:30am - 11:00am

3901 Greenspring Avenue
Creamer Building
Third Floor Large Conference Room
Baltimore, MD 21211

A Free Introductory Training for Parents
Cathy Groschan, LCSW-C, clinical social worker, leads this discussion and takes your questions about getting a diagnosis, finding services, the education system and more!

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Getting An Autism Spectrum Diagnosis: Where Do I Go From Here?

Sep 19 2011 - 9:30am - 11:00am

3901 Greenspring Avenue
Creamer Building
Third Floor Large Conference Room
Baltimore, MD 21211

A Free Introductory Training for Parents
Cathy Groschan, LCSW-C, clinical social worker, leads this discussion and takes your questions about getting a diagnosis, finding services, the education system and more!

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Register Online

Audio/Video Library

Podcasts:

AARP radio reports on the Interactive Autism Network's (IAN) survey exploring the roles of grandparents of children with autism.

Listen to Part I
Listen to Part II

-- October 5, 2009

Early Motor Experiences Give Infants a Social Jump Start

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September 9, 2011
Study Indicates Infants at Risk for Autism Could Benefit from Motor Training

September 9, 2011 (Baltimore, MD) -- In a new study published today in the journal Developmental Science (Epub ahead of print), researchers from the Kennedy Krieger Institute and Vanderbilt University found that early motor experiences can shape infants' preferences for objects and faces.

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For more information about how autism research conducted at Kennedy Krieger Institute's Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) is helping to advance the way physicians and other health care professionals treat and manage the disorder at both the local and national level, please click on the links listed below.

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Related Materials and Information

Risk of Autism in Younger Siblings Substantially Higher Than Previous Estimates

August 15, 2011
Study highlights importance of routine surveillance, rapid referral for infant siblings of children with ASD

August 15, 2011 (Baltimore, MD)—A new study published today in the journal Pediatrics (Epub ahead of print) found that the risk that an infant sibling of an older child with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) will also develop the condition, known as recurrence risk, is substantially higher than previously thought. The study found that the average risk of recurrence is 18.7 percent, much higher than the previous estimates of 3 to 10 percent.

Behavioral Choice Making in Autism

Aug 23 2011 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

Summary

Children on the autism spectrum often have motivational differences in comparison to children who are not on the spectrum. Several common behaviors that are observed in children on the autism spectrum will be explored. Motivational factors that result in the behavior occurring, as well as various interventions, will be presented.

Presenter

Steven Lindauer, PhD

Location

3901 Greenspring Avenue Baltimore, Maryland 21211 in the Creamer Building 3rd floor large conference room

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