2017 ICare4Autism International Autism Conference


INTERNATIONAL AUTISM CONFERENCE

Early Bird Pricing $149 for 2 Days 

Early Bird Student/Family and Parents Pricing $99 for 2 Days or $65 for one day

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INTERNATIONAL AUTISM CONFERENCE

Genes, Technology, & Clinical Care


2-Day Conference at Pennsylvania Hotel in midtown NYC
July 5th / 6th

Goal of Conference

to create a collaborative forum on Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) that will increase awareness, knowledge of medical & educational research findings, evidence-based clinical best-practices, inform policy makers, and empower people with Autism Spectrum Disorders and their family members.
A Certificate of Attendance will be offered to all attendees at this event.
 As a Type 2 ACE provider for the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) 
CE credit(s) will be available to attendees for sessions when requirements are met.

Preliminary Conference Speakers:

Joshua Weinstein, Ph.D., M.B.A., USA
Founder & CEO of ICare4Autism, Shema Kolainu – Hear Our Voices, School and Center for Children with Autism.
Eric Hollander, M.D., USA
Chairman of the ICare4Autism Advisory Council, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Director of the Autism and Obsessive Compulsive Spectrum Program, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center; and Director-Spectrum Neuroscience and Treatment Institute.
Humberto Nicolini, M.D., Ph.D. (Genome Center, Mexico)
“Gestaltomics: an integrated view of systems biology in Autism”.
Hakon Hakonarson, M.D., Ph.D.
“Identification on New Biomarkers and Therapies for Autism”
Stephen Shore, Ed.D., USA
Assistant Professor, Dept. Of Special Education, Adelphi University, Member of the ICare4Autism Advisory Council.
“The 3A’s of Autism of the pathway to lifelong success”
Narine Vardanyan, MPSIA and Marine Yengoyan
“Autism in Armenia: A decade of achievements”
Giuliana Fenwick, BA Hons Exon, Diploma of Indian Head Massage,MCMA teacher member U.K.R.F master teacher member
Story Massage Instructor.
Dalia Zwick, Ph.D., P.T., USA
Senior Rehabilitation Supervisor, Coordinator
“The Program for People with Physical Disability Premier HealthCare”
Maia Szalavitz
“Addiction and ASD”
Bridget A. Taylor, Psy.D., BCBA-D
“Observational Learning: Clinical Applications Across the Age Span”
Carol Schall, Ph.D. & Whitney Ham, PH.D. Candidate, CSC, BCBA
“Project SEARCH Plus ASD Supports: ABA and Employment Outcomes”

Beth Diviney, Ph.D, LBA

Gili P. Rechany MA. BCBA. LBA. SBL
Educational Director Shema Kolainu-Hear Our Voices

 

More Speakers to be announced!!!


Agenda


Day-1

7:30am-4:00pm Registration and Information on the 18th Floor

7:30-8:30am Coffee and Pastries

8:30am-4:30pm Vendor Exhibits Open in Skytop Ballroom

Penntop South Ballroom

8:30-9:00am WELCOME & OPENING REMARKS

Drs. Joshua Weinstein and Eric Hollander (NY, USA)

Rep(s) from ICare4Autism– on Global Initiatives and Overview of conference

INVITED ADDRESSES

9:30-10:30am Medical Research & Practice

Hakon Hakonarson, M.D., Ph.D.

“Identification on New Biomarkers and Therapies for Autism”

Humberto Nicolini, M.D., Ph.D. (Genome Center, Mexico)

“Gestaltomics: an integrated view of systems biology in Autism”.

Penntop South Ballroom

INVITED ADDRESSES

10:45-11:30 Educational Research & Practice

TBA- Panel Presentation:

Betsy DeVos – Education Secretary/US

Betty A. Rosa – Chancellor (NYS Regents)

Dr Kathleen Cashin (NYS Regents & Fordham Univ

11:30- 12:15  Stephen Shore, Ed.D.

“The 3-A’s of Autism as the pathway to lifelong success”

12:30-1:30pm Lunch in Skytop Ballroom

Penntop South – Ballroom

Educational/Behavioral Research & Practice

1:30-3:00 Panel on Model Schools for students with ASD

Gili Rechany, BCBA (NY, USA), S.Mariam Aljunied, Ph.D. (Singa

pore), Narine Vardanyan, MPSIA and Marine Yengoyan (Armenia),

and Mir (Merry) Barua (India)

Workshop:

3:00-4:30 Carol Schall, Ph.D. and Whitney Ham, Ph.D. candidate, CSC, BCBA

“Project SEARCH plus ASD supports: ABA and employment outcomes”

Penntop North

Emerging & Innovative Therapeutic Practices

1:30-3:30 Giuliana Fenwick (UK)

“Adaptable Techniques to Reduce Anxiety and Promote Wellbeing”

3:00-4:30 Dalia Zwick, PT, Ph.D.

“Posture and ASD”

Day-2 Morning

7:30am-4:00pm Registration and Information on the 18th Floor

7:30-8:30am Coffee and Pastries

8:30am-4:30pm Vendor Exhibits Open in Skytop Ballroom

Penntop North

Medical Research & Practice

8:30-9:30 Eric Hollander (NY, USA)

Novel and Experimental therapeutics in ASD

9:30-10:00 Nicolini, M.D., Ph.D. (Genome Center, Mexico)

“Gestaltomics: an integrated view of systems biology in Autism”

Penntop South – Ballroom

Educational/Behavioral Research & Practice

8:30-10:00 Bridget A. Taylor, Psy.D., BCBA-D

“Observational Learning: Clinical Applications Across the Age Span”

10:05-12:30 Carol Schall, Ph.D. and Whitney Ham, Ph.D. candidate, CSC, BCBA

“Project SEARCH plus ASD supports: ABA and employment outcomes”

Madison Room

Emerging & Innovative Therapeutic Practices

12:30-1:30pm Lunch in Skytop Ballroom

Day 2 -Afternoon

Penntop South Ballroom

2:00-4:30pm INVITED ADDRESSES

2:00- Guiliana Fenwick (UK)

“Preparing differently abled young adults for the Workforce”

2:30- Carol Schall, Ph.D. and Whitney Ham, CSC, BCBA

“Transition to Adulthood and Pathways to Employment”

3:30 Narine Vardanyan, MPSIA and Marine Yengoyan

“Vocational program for Adults with ASD”

4:00 Dr Joshua Weinstein, MBA, PhD

Workforce Initiative

4:30 CLOSING REMARKS

Drs. Joshua Weinstein and Eric Hollander (NY, USA)