Catherine Lord, PhD will present the event keynote, Looking Back in Order to Move Forward: Autism From 2 to 32 Years.
Dr. Lord is renowned for co-developing the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS and ADOS-2) and the Autism Diagnostic Interview (ADI and ADI-R), which together are considered “the gold standard” for the diagnosis of ASD. Her research and clinical work are aimed at improving methods of identifying strengths and difficulties in individuals with possible ASD and working with families and individuals to maximize independence and well-being for all concerned.
About This Event
Please join us for a free interdisciplinary program to discuss the progress of research and care for individuals with autism. This hybrid event will be held on Wednesday, October 4, 2023, from 9 am – 12 pm, and will have limited in-person seating.
The symposium will feature a range of expert speakers from research, clinical care, and education. The sessions will describe ways in which a range of initiatives are impacting the lives of children, teens, and young adults with autism. There will also be a facilitated session to discuss educational options for young people with autism.
More information about the symposium, as well as the lineup of speakers and sessions, will be circulated closer to the symposium, for those who register.
This event is hosted by the Autism Center at the Child Mind Institute.Register Now
9:00 am – Introduction
- Harold S. Koplewicz, MD, President, Medical Director, Child Mind Institute
9:10 am – Event Format Overview
- Alison Singer, President of the Autism Science Foundation
9:15 am – Keynote
Looking Back in Order to Move Forward: Autism From 2 to 32 Years
- Catherine Lord, PhD, Co-Chair, Scientific Research Council, Child Mind Institute
10:20 am – Clinical Science Impact
Autism and Brain Imaging
- Adriana Di Martino, MD, Research Director, Autism Center; Dr. John and Consuela Phelan Scholar; Senior Research Scientist, Child Mind Institute
Early Childhood Identification and Development
- Cynthia Martin, PsyD, Senior Director, Autism Center, Child Mind Institute
Social Communication Interventions
- Margaret Dyson, PhD, Director, Social Group Therapy Program; Psychologist, Autism Center, Child Mind Institute
11:15 am – School Panel
Educational Options for Young People with Autism
- Cynthia Martin, PsyD, Senior Director
- ASD NEST Support Project at NYU, Allison Brown, MAed, Executive Director
- Learning Spring School, Margaret Poggi, Head of School
- Manhattan Childrens Center, Patricia Paloma, Director of Administration/Head of Admissions
For any questions please contact us at ClinicalCare@childmind.org.