April is Autism Awareness Month

Staten Island & NYC Events:

  • The GRACE Foundation Annual Gala – Tickets: $150 per person Honoree: Joseph Fauci Community Service Award Honoree: Mimi Neuhaus, Neuhaus Realty Journal ads available for purchase. Please call The GRACE Foundation at 718-983-3800.
    Apr 1  Staten Island 7p, $150 per person The Excelsior Grand, 2380 Hylan Blvd. – Dolores Ragazzo  718-983-3800
  • North Shore Rotary’s 3rd annual bowl-a-thon to support the staten Island Autistic Community – The North Shore Rotary Club has benefitted The Staten Island Community in many ways. We raise money through events like this & disperse it out to the community where it is needed to help build a better society. This year we have earmarked the proceeds from our bowl A Thon to support the autistic community of Staten Island.
    Apr 3  staten island 1-5p 1600 Hylan blvd – christine dehart 718-448-4725
  • Autism & the Treatment of Challenging Behaviors – Featured presenters: Expert educators, psychologists, & researchers in educational & medical interventions for individuals with autism spectrum disorder & other developmental disorders. Topics: Applied behavior analysis, Self-injurious behavior & pain mechanisms, Autism across the lifespan, Current & prospective medications for fragile X syndrome Includes continental breakfast;lunch
    Apr 7  Staten Island $85 Hilton Garden Inn – link
  • 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 8-5p.m. Hunter College LINK

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