Autism Symposium for Parents and Caregivers
Saturday, February 1, 2014
8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
The Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Office Park
1680 Tullie Circle, Classroom 4
Atlanta, GA 30329-2303
8 a.m. Check in
8:20 a.m. Welcome
8:30 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. Perspective on the revised diagnostic criteria for Autism Spectrum Disorder - Dr. Catherine Rice, PhD, Behavioral Scientist, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Promoting Social Skills in Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder - Michel Morrier, Ph.D., BCBA-D, Assistant Director, Early Childhood Programs Senior Associate Faculty, Emory Autism Center, Child, Adolescent, and Young Adult Programs, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine
10:15 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Break (Refreshments provided)
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Fragile X Syndrome: The Overlap with Autism and Adaptive Behavior Profiles - Cheryl Klaiman, Ph.D., Senior Psychologist, Marcus Autism Center, Assistant Professor, Emory University School of Medicine
11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Feeding Disorders in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders – Kristen Criado, Ph.D., Senior Psychologist, Marcus Autism Center, Assistant Professor, Emory University School of Medicine
12:15 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Understanding Autism from a Population Health Perspective: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Tracking and Research Programs - Alyson Goodman, MPH, MD, Medical Epidemiologist National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers For Disease Control and Prevention
The symposium is sponsored by Marcus Autism Center and Autism Speaks.