Targeting the Core Deficits of Autism in Toddlers: It is Rocket Science!

April 20, 2016, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Targeting the Core Deficits of Autism in Toddlers: It is Rocket Science!

Community Foundation Eastern Shore
1324 Belmont Ave #401
Salisbury, Maryland 21804

In this one-day conference, early intervention providers and parents will learn evidence-based treatment strategies to address communication, social interaction, and play development in toddlers with autism and other developmental delays. Through hands-on activities, video examples, and small group discussion, participants will learn strategies they can directly apply with their clients or children. These strategies may look like child's play, but they are based on scientific evidence.

Participants will: Identify the core deficits of autism in toddlers, learn ecologically-valid treatment strategies which they can begin using right away in their work, or interactions, with toddlers with or at-risk for autism, and learn strategies for coaching parents and caregivers to ensure treatment is carried over throughout the child's day.

Presenter: Jennifer Sharpless, MS, CCC-SLP, Kennedy Krieger Institute

Cost: $35. Event is limited to 40 participants.

CEUs: This activity is pending approval for CEUs from the National Social Work Association (NASW) and the American Speech Hearing Association (ASHA).

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For more information and to register, visit the event page or download the event flyer.

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