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Newly Posted Events
Location: Baltimore, MD
Hosted by the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) at Kennedy Krieger Institute, this yearly event is the premier educational autism event in the area for educators, clinicians, families, researchers and healthcare professionals. The sessions & workshops feature high-caliber speakers and presentations by visionaries in the field.This year, the focus will be on advances made in research and services for autism spectrum disorders.
3:00 PM EST - 5:00 PM EST
CAAI grantees are cordially invited to present at and participate in our first CAAI Virtual Poster Symposium! A virtual poster symposium expands the concept of a poster presentation beyond the walls of a conference hall. This event will share a wide variety of successes CAAI grantees have experienced in the identification, assessment, diagnosis, and services to children with autism spectrum disorders and other developmental disabilities and their families. Proposal Deadline: May 16.
Health, Behavior and Healthy Behavior for Children and Adults with Intellectual/Developmental DisabilitiesFriday, May 16, 2014 - Friday, May 16, 2014
2:00pm EDT - 3:00 EDT
Individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities (I/DD) are more likely to have health related problems and also likely to challenges in accessing appropriate health care. These realities are complicated by limitations in communication and by some behavioral expressions of distress. This presentation will review some of the health related considerations and the importance of understanding health promotion in preventing unnecessary medical and behavioral complications for people with IDD.
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET
Todd Weissenberger, University of Iowa Web Accessibility Coordinator, and Mike Hoenig, a program coordinator at the Center for Disabilities and Development, Iowa UCEDD and an end user of assistive technology, will define Web accessibility from the legal and end user perspective, describe factors which lead to access barriers, define Web accessibility principles, outline the many reasons for incorporating accessibility into your Web design, and share pertinent resources.
3:00pm ET - 4:30pm ET
This webinar will begin with a presentation from Got Transition staff who will speak broadly about transition and an upcoming Federal transition plan, followed by CAAI grantee presentations on research, training, state-specific successes and best practices for advancing transition for individuals on the autism spectrum.
1:00pmET - 2:00pmET
Hosted by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)'s Maternal Child Health Bureau (MCHB), this webinar will feature three Maryland Combating Autism Act grantees as they provide an overview for MCHB staff and intersted participants on current CAAI training and state systems initiatives in Maryland.