COLLABORATIVE AUTISM TRAINING & SUPPORT PROGRAM
AUTISM LECTURE SERIES Fall 2007
Dr. Lorna Catford, Program Director
Location: Stevenson Hall 2016, Sonoma State University. Fridays 1-3 p.m. ($20 Donation; Public Parking, $2.50 day fee)
Click on the Video link to hear a lecture.
9/14/07 How to Recognize Autism: Potential indicators of Autism Spectrum Disorders & diagnostic questions that need to be answered to determine an autism diagnosis.
Patrick Maher MD & Todd Payne PsyD, North Bay Regional Center’s Collaborative Autism Diagnosis Clinic.
9/21/07 How Autism Affects the Family:Parents will share their experiences & answer questions about any aspect of parenting or working with a child with autism.
Tim & Jeannie Kelly, Juliana LeRoy, Mary Ann Malinak, parents of children diagnosed on the autism spectrum who participated in the Collaborative Autism Training & Support program
9/28/07 Early Intervention Strategies: How to engage the hard-to-engage child using evidence-& practice-based strategies including structured teaching, sensory-based curriculum, andFloortime-inspired activities.
Pat Boblitt, LH/SH Inclusion Teacher, Laura Temple MA, Special Education Teacher
10/5/07 Sensory Processing Differences in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders:Sensory integration theory & strategies plus developmentally-based play strategiessuch as Floortime.
Sarah W. Field MA, OTR/L, AOTA Board Certified in Pediatrics, USC/WPS Certified in Sensory Integration & Praxis Testing & Treatment. Director, Redwood Pediatric Therapy Associates, Inc.
10/12/07 Behavioral Skill Development: Overview of Antecedent-Behavior-Consequence models & practical tips for the fundamentals of their use.
Nikarre Redcoff MEd, BCBA, Board Certified Behavior Analyst, Sonoma County Office of Education Program Specialist
10/19/07 Communication Skill Development:Primary problem areas & skills needed for language & expressive communication; visual & musical treatment approaches.
Deborah Ross-Swain EdD, CCC SLP, Speech-Language Pathologist & Owner/Clinical Director, The Swain Center,
Pam Heck, SS LH Special Education Teacher10/26/07 Social Skill Development:Overview of emotional development & primary social skill deficits of autism, plus ideas for social skill development including interpersonal skill training & Social Stories.
Suzanne Tribbey, MA, NCSP, North County Consortium Preschool Psychologist
11/2/07 What do We Know about what Works? An Update on the California Autism Spectrum Disorders: Guidelines for Effective Interventions Project.
Steve Lohrer, Ph.D., Project Director, Autism Spectrum Disorders: Guidelines Project
11/9/07 When Kids Grow Up:Supporting adults with autism in the community through person-centered planning, plus career, recreation & self-esteem opportunities.
Carol Fremault BS, Education, Executive Director: California Programs for the Autistic, Steve Sweet MA, Behavioral Consultant, Carin Lawrence, Chief of Services: Becoming Independent
11/16/07 What it’s Like to Be Autistic:Adults with autism spectrum diagnoses share their experiences of living with autism, and answer questions from an insider’s perspective.
Daniel Geisler, Julia Pozsgai, Jennie Schultz & Scott Strayer, active adults with a variety of interests and life-styles, who have an autism spectrum diagnosis
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