2015 Autism CARES Grantee Meeting: Implementing Evidence-Based Practices in Real World Settings
Location: Bethesda, MD
This bi-annual meeting was an opportunity for MCHB-funded Autism CARES legislation grantees representing research, training, and state implementation stakeholders to share information about activities within their respective networks, discuss emerging trends, and facilitate meaningful collaboration. This meeting was hosted by ITAC, in collaboration with SPHARC and HRSA-MCHB.
"Implementing Evidence-Based Practices in Real World Settings"
Click here to download a copy of the full meeting agenda.
All meeting materials, including presentation slides and e-posters, are available through the free 2015 Autism CARES meeting app. Just download the Guidebook app from the Apple Store or Android Marketplace, then search "Autism CARES" and install the guide that auto-populates. Alternatively, you can click the banner below to view the web version of the app on your computer.
- David Mandell (U. of Pennsylvania) - "Storming the Ivory Tower: How to Make Autism Interventions work in Schools"
- Cynthia Moore* (CDC) - "Looking Back, Moving Forward: How Can Recent Advances in Autism Science and Programs Inform the Future?"
- Claire Wilson (Insight Policy Research) - "Results of the Autism CARES Act of 2014: HRSA's Efforts to Improve ASD/DD Service Delivery through Research, Training, and State Implementation Grants"
- Thomas Insel (NIMH) - "The Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee"
- Kim Musheno (AUCD) - "Federal Legislative Update"
* Presentation slides available to grantees upon request
To view electronic copies of the posters that were presented in a specific symposia, click "link" next to the topic name below.
- Community Capacity Building
- Evaluating and Informing practice
- Evaluating Tools for Screening and Outcomes
- Health and Wellness
- Parents as Partners in Identification and Intervention
- Screening and Identification
- Supporting Families
- Training and Leadership Development
- Transitions and Adult Issues
- Using Technology to Advance Practice
- Activities of Daily Living / Adaptive Behaviors
- Challenging Behaviors
- Communication and Social Skills - Preschool
- Communication and Social Skills - School Age / Youth
- Family Involvement
- Interagency Collaboration / Community Intervention
- Mental Health Issues
- Nutrition and Obesity
- Transition - Healthcare
- Transition - Postsecondary Education
- Transition - Vocational and Work Skills