Act Early Region IX Summit

Monday, June 8, 2009- Tuesday, June 9, 2009
Location: Sacramento, CA


State Materials


American Samoa


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

Act Early for All: Eliminating Disparities in Autism Identification [PDF Document,956KB]
Speaker: Paul Shattuck, PhD

Timing of Identification Amoung Children With an Autism Spectrum Disorder [ PDF of article,158KB]
First Author: Paul Shattuck, PhD 

Speaker Presentations

Combating Autism Act Initiative (CAAI) Overview [ PDF file,260KB]
Speakers: Cassie Lauver, ACSW, Bonnie Strickland, PhD, Denise Sofka, MPH, RD

Autism Activities at CDC: The Public Health Model [PDF Document,2928KB]
Speaker: Georgina Peacock, MD, MPH

Approaches to Screening and Early Identification by States Jurisdictions
[PDF Document,112KB]
Speaker: Evelyn Shaw, MEd

Queries: Screening and Early Identification of Autism Spectrum Disorder [PDF of document ,433KB]
Authors: Evelyn Shaw & Deborah Hatton

State Public Health Coordinating Center for Autism [PDF Document,371KB]
Speaker: Michael Fraser, PhD & Brynn Rubinstein

The National Professional Development Center on Autism Spectrum Disorders [PDF Document,822KB]
Speaker: Sally Rogers, PhD & Lisa Sullivan, MA

Working With State Legislatures on Autism Issues [PDF Document,457KB]
Speaker: Martha King, MSW, MPA

Federal Legislative Updates [PDF Document,122KB]
Speaker: Samantha Marsh, MT

Assuring Better Child Health and Development Initiative [PDF of presentation ,148KB]
Speaker: Jennifer May, MPH,MSW

final agenda image Final Agenda [PDF Document,87KB]



MIND Institute, University of California, Davis

UCEDD at the Children's Hospital Los Angeles, University of Southern California

Tarjan Center, University of California, Los Angeles 

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