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Friday, May 8, 2015

Safe, Self-Determined and Social in Autism: A Boston Children's Hospital Conference for Parents and Providers - Thursday, June 4th in Waltham

From Boston Children's Hospital at Waltham

May 7, 2015

Please email kimberly.loring@childrens.harvard.edu for a registration form or additional information.

When:   9:00am - 3:00pm Thursday, June 4, 2015

Where: Boston Children's Hospital Waltham
                  9 Hope Avenue, Waltham, MA

Cost:      Parents - $45; Providers - $65

Schedule

9:00 - 9:50am: Welcome and Legislative/Policy Updates
                              David Helm, Ph.D., Program Director, ICI/LEND

10:00 - 10:50am: Self-Determination and Self-Advocacy through the Life Span
                                   Stelios Gragoudas, Ed.D., Research Associate II, ICI/LEND
                                   Ian Huer, Self-Advocate

11:00 - 11:30am: Wandering, Bolting and Other Unsafe Behaviors
                                  Nancy R. Sullivan, Ph.D., Associate Director of Pediatric
                                  Psychology, Developmental Medicine Center,
                                  Boston Children's Hospital

11:30am - 12:00 noon: The ALEC Program – An Overview
                                            (Autism and Law Enforcement Education Coalition)
                                            Michelle Maffeo, Boston Police Department

12:00 noon - 1:00pm: Lunch (box lunch provided)

1:00 - 1:50pm: Widening the Circle: Advancing Friendships
                              Jim Ross, The Arc of Massachusetts

2:00 - 2:50pm: Resources for Children and Adolescents with Autism
                              Neal Goodman, MS, Program Coordinator, Resource Specialist,
                              Developmental Medicine Center, Boston Children's Hospital

2:50 - 3:00pm: Evaluations


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Kimberly Loring, M.Ed., BSN, RN
MASSTART/Community Education Initiative
Boston Children’s Hospital

Office phone: 857-218-4331
Work cell: 857-301-4632
Fax: 617-730-0049

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