October 25, 2012, 8:00 am to October 26, 2012, 4:00 pm

Crowne Plaza Hotel
2004 Greenspring Drive
Timonium, MD 21093

About the Event:

This annual conference, entitled "Understanding Autism: Finding Hope, Possibilities, and Solutions," is the premier educational autism event in the area for educators, clinicians, families, researchers, and health care professionals hoping to increase their understanding of autism spectrum disorders (ASD). The two-day conference addresses a wide range of topics, including early identification and intervention, education, employment, behavior, communication, research, social skills, evidence-based interventions and others, across the entire lifespan.

The conference will be held Thursday, October 25, 2012 through Friday, October 26, 2012, from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. It will be hosted at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, located at 2004 Greenspring Drive in Timonium, MD.
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Keynote Speakers:

Nancy Minshew, MD
Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Neurology
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Rebecca Landa, PhD, CCC-SLP
Director, Center for Autism and Related Disorders at Kennedy Krieger Institute
Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

For More Information:

For more information or to register for this conference, please visit autismconference.kennedykrieger.org.

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