Autism Summer Institute 2013 - Autism Spectrum Disorder

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Date and Time

Thursday, June 13, 2013 — Saturday, June 15, 2013


California State University San Marcos, ARTS Building, Room 111

5998 Alcala Park San Diego, CA 92110




California State University San Marcos School of Education in collaboration with University of San Diego's School of Leadership and Education Sciences Autism Institute Present: "Learning from Neuroscience and New Understanding of Autism: Creating Personalized Supports Across the Lifespan"

Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience recently published a groundbreaking special topics issue on "Autism: The Movement Perspective." Keynote and general sessions will feature authors who contributed to this publication. Emphasis will be on breakthroughs in neuroscience and how to apply new ideas to support people with autism. Breakout sessions by researchers, self-advocates, parents, and practitioners will highlight personalized supports for communication, behavior, and socialization across the lifespan.

Presenters Include: Dr. Anne M. Donnellan - Professor and Director of USD Autism Institute, Dr. Elizabeth Torres - Assistant Professor, Rutgers University, Department of Psychology, Pat Amos - Parent, Author and Advocate, Martha Leary, MA, CCC-SLP - Researcher and Practitioner, Michelle Hardy, MM - Neurologic Music Therapist, Program Director of Kris' Camp, Dr. Jodi Robledo - Assistant Professor, California State University San Marcos, Dr. Richard Villa - BayRidge Consortium, Inc., Self-Advocates: Stephen Hinkle, Peyton Goddard, and Steven Kapp and many others.

SPACE IS LIMITED. Must register by May 25th*.

*If registering for EDEX 636 and/or EDEX 637 for the Summer term (required courses for the ASD Added Authorization), the Summer Institute will be included in your course registration.