Autism Speaks National Conference for Families and Professionals

Autism Speaks National Conference for Families and Professionals

Friday, July 26, 2013- Saturday, July 27, 2013
Location: Columbus, OH

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Autism Speaks invites you to attend its second annual conference on Treating the Whole Person with Autism: Care Across The Lifespan to be held July 26 and 27, 2013 at the Hilton Columbus at Easton, in Columbus, OH.

This two-day conference is 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 targeted workshops focused on the most current guidance for addressing medical issues, developing approaches to care that integrate behavioral and medical approaches across the lifespan, and helping children and adolescents with ASD to have healthy and successful lives. Attached is the overall conference agenda.

Keynote speakers will include Paul Carbone, MD, and Stephen Shore, EdD. Dr. Carbone is Associate Professor of Pediatrics at University of Utah and has a practice at University of Utah Neurobehavior H.O.M.E. Program, Mr. Shore is  Professor at Adelphia University, Author and Self-advocate.

Autism Speaks is pleased to host this conference with our partners* at Nationwide Children's Hospital, the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, and the American Academy of Pediatrics.

*Partial Support for dissemination of program findings is provided through cooperative agreement UA3 MC 11054, Autism Intervention Research Network on Physical Health (AIR-P Network) from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).

  • For continuing education questions contact:
    Professional Education at Nationwide Children's - (614) 355-0676

    Continuing Education credits have been approved for physicians, psychologists, and social workers/counselors
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