Autism Spectrum Disorders

ROAR Community Lecture: What Brain Changes Lead to the Early Development of Autism?

Apr 16 2012 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm

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

Clinical Trials in Autism Spectrum Disorders and Fragile X Syndrome

Feb 1 2012 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

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

About the Event:

If you have ever considered participation in a clinical trial for your child or young adult diagnosed with autism or ASD, this lecture will provide information and an opportunity to ask general questions about clinical trials as well as specific questions about current research trials.

This training is FREE for parents and professionals.

Getting the Most Out of Play Time with Your Child

Apr 11 2012 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

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

A Free Introductory Training for Parents
Presented by Dr. Rebecca Landa. Play is much more than meets the eye. During play, children discover a great deal about concepts that are important for language and social development. This presentation will provide tips for how to play with your child and, at the same time, help your child learn.

Getting an Autism Spectrum Disorder Diagnosis: Where Do I Go from Here?

Mar 19 2012 - 9:30am - 11:00am

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

A Free Introductory Training for Parents
Presented by Cathy Groschan, LCSW-C, Clinical Social Worker. This is an introductory training for parents.

Register Online
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Social Skills Intervention for High-Functioning School-Aged Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Mar 14 2012 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

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

A Free Introductory Training for Parents
Presented by Drs. Amy Keefer and Amanda Santanello, with Sean Logie. This presentation will include information on interventions used to improve social interaction skills in high-functioning school-aged children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders.

Making Sense of Autism Interventions

Feb 15 2012 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

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

A Free Introductory Training for Parents
Presented by Paula Danquah-Brobby, MS, BCBA. The presentation will cover and explain commonly used/implemented, evidence-based autism interventions (e.g., Discrete Trial Teaching, Pivotal Response Treatment, Structured Teaching, Floor Time, etc.).

Sleep and Autism Spectrum Disorders

Jan 11 2012 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

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

A Free Introductory Training for Parents
Presented by Dr. Jennifer Accardo. Sleep problems are common in typically developing children, and even more common in children with autism. Children with autism often face more challenges with sleep than their peers. Learn more about sleep disorders and how they can affect children with autism in this session.

"Seminars in Autism" Lecture

Nov 18 2011 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Seminars in Autism Lectures
November 18, 2011
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Meyer 1-191 Auditorium
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, MD 21211

Please join us on Friday, November 18, 2011 at 4:00 p.m. for another "Seminars in Autism" series lecture.

This month's speaker is Dr. Antonio Perisco, who has published on the molecular genetics relevant to autism.

National Survey Will Measure How Bullying Impacts Children with Autism

October 17, 2011
Interactive Autism Network asks families to report on bullying experiences of children with ASD

(Baltimore, MD) -- Today, the Interactive Autism Network (IAN Project) launches a national survey to study the impact of bullying on children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Bullying, a pervasive problem among youth, has attracted the national spotlight in recent months because of the lasting, and sometimes tragic, effects on children and teenagers across the country.

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