Tuesday, May 16, 2006

Autism Speaks Tri-State Lecture Series

Autism Speaks Tri-State Lecture Series
Saturday, May 20,
The Sheraton Edison, 10 am - 1:20 pm
(Just off exit 10 of the NJ Turnpike)
There is no cost for this event, but pre-registration is required.
10 am - 10:50 Let's Face It
Dr. James McPartland, Yale Child Study Center"I will discuss face processing in social development and how it informs our understanding of autism spectrum disorders. I will also describe our Let's Face It program, a game-based software platform that we have developed to improve children's ability to recognize and interpret human faces." ·
11 am - 11:50
Social Attention in Autism
Dr. James McPartland, Yale Child Study Center
"This talk will focus on the use of eye-tracking technology to investigate the ways individuals with autism see and construct their social world. It will also cover the implications that this line of research has for intervention." ·
12 noon - 12:30 Lunch (no cost)·
12:30 - 1:20 Understanding Sensory Integration in Children with Autism
Teal Benevides, MS, OTR/L, Thomas Jefferson University
"I will discuss current and past research on sensory integration for children with autism and our current research at Thomas Jefferson University."

If you have any questions about the Tri-State Lecture Series, Edison, NJ, please call 888-777-6227 ext 15 or e-mail NewJersey@naar.org

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