Autism Symposium at Hunter College – Saturday, April 16, 2011, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

This Autism Symposium will feature presentations by faculty from both Hunter College and Weill Cornell Medical College. Discussions will encompass clinical evaluations, genetics and neuroimmunology, translational science, as well as a range of interventions. The attendees will have multiple opportunities to ask the experts during an interactive panel discussion, breakout groups and networking mixer.

Parents, families, and professionals are invited to take part in a unique educational and networking opportunity designed to answer your pressing questions about Autism Spectrum Disorder.  Come meet a panel of experts and have the chance to discuss a wide array of topics, from clinical evaluation to intervention.

Saturday, April 16, 2011, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

KEYNOTE SPEAKER 

Dr. Catherine Lord

Director, University of Michigan Autism and Communication Disorders Center

Clinical Evaluation Speakers:

Dr. Tricia Striano, Associate Professor of Psychology, Hunter College, City University of New York

Dr. Mary Jo Ward, Associate Research Professor of Psychology in Pediatrics and Psychiatry, Weil Cornell Medical College

Basic and Translational Science Speakers:

Dr. Joseph J. Higgins, Principal Investigator Weil Cornell Autism Research Program, Weil Cornell Medical College

Dr. Barry E. Kosofsky, Chief, Division of Child Neurology, Weil Cornell Medical College

Intervention Speakers:

Dr. Shirley Cohen, Professor of Early Childhood Special Education and Autism, Hunter College, City University of New York

Dr. Michael Siller, Associate Professor of Psychology, Hunter College, City University of New York

LINK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION 

Early bird registration (before February 28): $125
Regular registration (after February 28): $175

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