Act Early Network News, Special October 2015 Issue

October 22, 2015

 


Special October 2015 Issue

Act Early and Developmental Disabilities including Autism Sessions at AUCD 2015 Conference

AUCD 2015 Conference: "Growing Leaders, Driving Change" Registration is Open until October 30

2015 AUCD Conference

The AUCD Conference is scheduled for November 16-18 in Washington, DC. Registration is currently open for the AUCD Conference! We welcome network members, partners from outside the network, experts from across the disability field, individuals with disabilities, family members, and students to learn and grow together during this exciting event. Whether you're a newcomer to the field or a seasoned professional, the AUCD Conference provides countless opportunities to share with and learn from colleagues across the network and beyond. Register Today!

 

Act Early Sessions on Monday, November 16

Learn the Signs. Act Early.

 

Act Early Sessions on Tuesday, November 17

 

Sessions on Developmental Disabilities and Autism on Monday, November 16

  • "What happens after developmental screening: Connecting Families to Local Resources"

 

Developmental Disabilities and Autism Sessions on Tuesday, November 17


Resources You Can Use

A Webinar from AUCD's Early Intervention/ Early Childhood (EIEC) Special Interest Group

"Past, Present, and Future of Early Intervention: A View through the Autism Spectrum Disorder Lens"

October 27, 2015, 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET

Webinar Description:For this webinar we are asking you to view this talk given by Dr. Sally Rogers from the MIND Institute at the Colorado UCEDD/LEND 50th Anniversary symposium. You may view it here http://youtu.be/aphr80OtO88. During the webinar Dr. Rogers will answer questions you may have and then she would like to discuss key points of the talk. We think this model will result in a more dynamic webinar. We will look forward to your feedback.

Speaker:

Sally J. Rogers, PhD is a developmental psychologist, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and Director of Training and Mentoring at the MIND Institute, University of California Davis. She has been the principal investigator of several autism research programs, including a ten year CPEA program project from NICHD and two NIMH/NICHD funded Autism Centers of Excellence (ACE) network projects, both involving a multi-site randomized controlled trial of an infant-toddler treatment for autism. She is also the director of an NIMH funded T32 interdisciplinary postdoctoral training grant for interdisciplinary autism research. She has carried out major clinical and research activities involving autism at the national and international levels, including past vice presidency and presidency of the International Society for Autism Research, associate editor of the journal Autism Research, member of the Autism Speaks Global Autism Public Health Initiative, fellow of the American Psychological Association and the Association for Psychological Science, and a member of the Autism, PDD, and other Developmental Disorders workgroup for the DSM 5. She has received many awards of her teaching, research, and clinical contributions, including the UC Davis School of Medicine Research Award in 2008 and the John W. Jacobsen Career Award from the American Psychological Association.

 

#ActEarly Twitter Chat on Monday, November 9 at 2pm ET

Join us for a Live #ActEarly Twitter chat on November 9 at 2pm ET.  Those on social media may follow @AUCDNews, @modhealthtalk, @PHis4Everyone, @adrianegriffen for more details. Bring your developmental monitoring tweets and resources!


Act Early and Developmental Disabilities including Autism Sessions at AUCD 2015 Conference

AUCD 2015 Conference: Growing Leaders, Driving Change Registration is Open until October 30

Act Early Sessions on Monday, November 16

Act Early Sessions on Tuesday, November 17

Sessions on Developmental Disabilities and Autism on Monday, November 16

Sessions on Developmental Disabilities and Autism on Tuesday, November 17

Sessions on Developmental Disabilities and Autism on Monday, November 16

Sessions on Developmental Disabilities and Autism on Tuesday, November 17

Resources You Can Use

Webinar from AUCD's Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Interest Group

#ActEarly Twitter Chat on Monday, November 9 at 2pm ET

Would you like to share important Act Early updates or innovative practices from your state, program or organization?

  • Submit your updates for the next Act Early Network News (Fall 2015) by emailing Abigail Alberico (aalberico@aucd.org).
  • Want to send updates sooner? You can send an email to the national Act Early Forum at any time by emailing: actearly@lyrisvs.aucd.org.