5th Annual Elizabeth A. Connelly Memorial Conference
AUTISM AND THE TREATMENT OF CHALLENGING BEHAVIORS
April 7, 2011, 8 am-4 pm, Hilton Garden Inn, Staten Island, NY LINK
Featured presenters will be expert educators, psychologists, and researchers in the fields of educational and medical interventions for individuals with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disorders.
Topics will include: * Applied behavior analysis, * Self-injurious behavior and pain mechanisms, * Autism across the lifespan, * Current and prospective medications for fragile X syndrome and autism, and * Automated analysis of speech pathology in autism.
Who should attend? Education professionals, including teachers, special education teachers, and speech pathologists; applied behavior analysts; psychologists; psychiatrists; medical and health professionals; researchers; staff members of service provider agencies; parents and caregivers; adolescents and adults with autism spectrum disorder.