Community Engagement Science in ASD

Community Engagement Science in ASD


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Monday, April 13, 2020
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

About this Webinar:

Why and how we do community engagement science? What makes it meaningful? Experiential Learning / Modeling this in Action

This webinar will describe community engagement science (CES), and why CES can be valuable to you and your work with people with ASD and beyond. Your and our applications of CES will be discussed. This is a participatory-webinar; bring ideas, questions and share your story. Let's co-create safe, brave space to spark meaningful engagement. Thus grows curiosity, skills & conversations beyond today, into our target population, task or project - and engaging community!

This is a webinar by sponsored by AUCD's Autism Special Interest Group for Autism Acceptance Month.


Man smiles at the camera. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He wears a blue collared shirt.. Brian Be is an artist, performs, write songs and does photo/videos. Being on the Autism Spectrum, he lives with ongoing challenges/blessings. He is a person with various ThisAbilities. Brian is the Self Advocacy Coordinator for JFK Partners, taking arts into community wellness programs. Why does he go by Brian Be? Simple, Be yourself, quirks & all. Besides just entertainment performing, he combines interactive Arts with Wellness, for example as a public presenter, & co facilitator. He's served community in many ways and 2 that are notable include; appointment to the Colorado Behavioral Health Planning and Advisory Council for 10 years, and for 2 years as co-chair of JFK Partners Community Advisory Council.


Headshot Richard BolesDr. Richard Boles is a pediatric psychologist with specialization in child behavior and nutrition. He earned his doctoral degree in clinical child psychology from the University of Kansas and completed his residency and fellowship at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. Dr. Boles is an Associate Professor at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Nutrition and also a member of the Section of Developmental Pediatrics / JFK Partners serving as Associate Director of Research. Clinically, he provides individual and group outpatient services in the Lifestyle Medicine Weight Management Clinic and Adolescent Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Center at Children's Hospital Colorado. Dr. Boles is currently federally funded to conduct basic and patient-oriented research on pediatric obesity with specific interests in low-resource, minority populations and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). He has published more than 50 peer-reviewed papers and book chapters and has served on NIH/NIDDK study section since 2013.

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