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ATN/AIR-P Works in Progress Webinar: ATN Registry Report

Join us during this 1 hour webinar on Tuesday June 19, 2012 at 3 pm ET as Dr. Dan Coury presents the results of the ATN Annual Registry Report.


Building Better Data Systems to Address Youth Violence and Injury (HRSA/MCHB DataSpeak webinar)

States need robust data systems to be able to address youth violence and injury with facts and targeted interventions. In this DataSpeak, three experts will speak to the importance of data and the various ways that public data can be used to monitor and create policy to address youth violence and injury trends.


Improving Care and Outcomes by Tracking Seizures in Those With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

This webinar will highlight the realities and challenges of medical refractory seizures, point to the clear need for a team approach to care, promote person centered care and values, and, most importantly, provide a solution to these problems which begins by being able to accurately track/monitor seizures.


2012 International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disabilities (IASSID) World Congress

The 2012 IASSID World Congress, "A World of Potential," will bring approximately 1,500 delegates from around the world to Halifax. The conference will offer several plenary addresses about major advances in the biological, behavioral, and social sciences related to intellectual disabilities. Presenters will share recent research findings in more than 200 concurrent sessions.


Beyond Inclusion: Improving Outcomes for Students with Disabilities. Tools and Strategies for Including Diverse Learners

For professionals, administrators and teachers in Philadelphia schools and surrounding areas, school community members and parents. Welcoming experts in the field to present their perspective on this year's focus, positive behavioral supports.


CAAI Webinar: Innovative Interventions for Children and Youth on the Autism Spectrum

This webinar was the fourth webinar in the Combating Autism Act Initiative (CAAI) webinar series. This discussion highlighted innovative projects by CAAI grantees aimed at intervention strategies for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.


Good Blood Bad Blood Book Chat

Join AAIDD's Director of Publications, Lisa O'Hearn, as she interviews J. David Smith and Michael Wehmeyer, authors of 'Good Blood, Bad Blood: Science, Nature, and the Myth of the Kallikaks.'


Leadership, Legacy, and Community: A Retreat to Advance MCH Scholarship and Practice 2012

Leading in Challenging Times: Innovations & Inspiration. This year's retreat focuses on Leading in Challenging Times; however, we will not talk about this concept in ways that you may expect. We will begin with sharing personal stories of our journey and work with women, men, children, and families.


2012 National Maternal Nutrition Intensive Course

This continuing education program focuses on the improvement of maternal and infant health through the delivery of risk-appropriate high-quality nutrition services. It is designed for dietitians, nutritionists, certified nurse midwives, registered nurses and nurse practitioners, physicians and public health professionals who serve preconceptual, pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women.


MCHB/AUCD Interprofessional Leadership Learning Collaborative Off to a Fantastic Start!

During the last week of July 2012, 18 leaders from several MCHB funded training programs (including LENDs, LEAHs, PPCs, Nutrition and the Pipeline programs) engaged in the first stage of a learning collaborative to build interprofessional leadership skills for MCH trainees in their programs. The purpose of the MCHB-AUCD Interprofessional Leadership Learning Collaborative is to engage MCHB-funded leadership training programs and their partners in an experiential, skill-based "community of practice" related to the UNC MCH Leadership Consortium training model. This evidence-based model includes both a local community of interprofessional leadership practice as well as a carefully crafted curriculum based on the MCH Leadership competencies. The overall goal of this learning collaborative is for participants to incorporate and evaluate this intentional type of leadership training as a component of their MCHB-funded leadership training programs.


Heading for College with Special Health Care Needs; Student Preparation for a Successful Transition

This webinar hosted by Got Transition? will provide practical considerations for a student's health care transition, in preparation for a successful adjustment to college life.


Community Collaboration: Establishing Partnerships in Challenging Times

The National Healthy Tomorrows Technical Assistance Resource Center and Community Access to Child Health Program at the American Academy of Pediatrics will host a free webinar on how to build successful strategic partnerships and connections with families and the community.


Autism Speaks National Conference for Families and Professionals: 'Treating the Whole Person with Autism: Providing Comprehensive Care for Children and Adolescents with ASD'

This inaugural conference will be open to physicians, psychologists, nurses, allied health professionals, educators, behavioral specialists and other professionals, as well as families affected by autism. It will feature science sessions and practical workshops focused on a wide range of issues pertaining to immune and metabolic dysfunction, GI disorders, seizures, sleep issues, medication management, challenging behaviors, transition planning and coordination of medical care, among other topics.


FY 2013 NIRS Roll-out Webinar

This webinar introduced participants to the changes made in the FY 2013 iteration of NIRS. During the webinar, we provided live demonstrations of all the recently updated features, and participants had the opportunity to ask questions.


Achieving Weight Loss in Adults with Intellectual Disability: Lessons Learned Inside the Ropes

Join this AAIDD webinar to hear more about a diet and incentive program designed by a multi-disciplinary team at The University of Kansas (KU) including dieticians, exercise physiologists, and behavior analysts. The program was a combination of reduced-calorie packaged meals (PM) and a modified stoplight approach (SLDm) coupled with encouragement to increase walking. The primary objective of this presentation is to share details not likely to see inclusion in formal publications. The presenters have personally served as the interventionists for over 100 of the IDD participants. They intend to offer observations and insights helpful to those who may be considering interventions.
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