Act Early Region II Summit

Thursday, March 26, 2009- Friday, March 27, 2009
Location: Bronx, NY


State Materials


New Jersey


Event Materials


Implementing Community-Based Systems of Care for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders [PDF Document,817KB]
Speaker: Paul S. Carbone, MD, FAAP

Speaker Presentations

The Commonwealth Fund's Efforts to Improve Developmental Services [PDF Document,337KB]
Speaker: Edward L. Schor, MD

Early Intervention Services (including ARRA projected impact) [PDF Document,29KB]
Speaker: Ron Benham

The National Professional Development Center on Autism Spectrum Disorders: Promoting Early Identification of ASD [PDF Document,714KB]
Speaker: Linda Tuchman, PhD

National Conference on State Legislatures [PDF Document,218KB]
Speaker: Martha King, MSW

Overview of CDC Autism Initiatives and the Learn The Signs. Act Early. Campaign [PDF Document,2,228KB]
Speaker: Marshalyn Yeargin-Allsop, MD, MPH & Georgina Peacock, MD, MPH

Overview of Combating Autism Act Initiative (CAAI) [PDF Document,150KB]
Speaker: Robyn Schulhof, MA

State Public Health Coordinating Center for Autism [PDF Document,161KB]
Speaker: Brynn Rubinstein

Federal Legislative Updates [PDF Document,82KB]
Speaker: Samantha Marsh, MT




 Rose F. Kennedy Center, Yeshiva University/Albert Einstein College of Medicine


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