Autism Experts Introduce New Research, Education, Treatment & Policy Initiatives at U.N. Session

Four global leaders in autism research, education, treatment and policy will introduce significant new findings and policy at a meeting sponsored by The Permanent Mission of Israel to the United Nations and ICare4Autism, The International Center for Autism Research and Education on THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 from 1:15 PM to 2:30 PM at the Fifth Conference of State Parties to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities in Conference Room D NLB at United Nations Headquarters.

The principal focus of the meeting will be to report on the most significant results from the recently completed International Conference convened by ICare4Autism/The International Center for Autism Research and Education in Jerusalem, Israel.

Juan Carlos Brandt, Chief, Advocacy and Special Events, Department of Public Information of the United Nations, will serve as moderator.

Presenters at the meeting, entitled “Urgency and Hope: Report from Global Leaders in Autism Research, Education, Treatment and Policy” include:

Joshua Weinstein, Ph.D, M.B.A.
Founder and CEO of ICare4Autism
Addressing: ICare4Autism – Global Mission: Collaborations Worldwide

Eric Hollander, M.D., Director, Autism and Obsessive Compulsive Spectrum Program at Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center; Chair of the ICare4Autism Advisory Council, reporting on “Research Highlights from our recently concluded International Autism Conference.”

Beth Diviney, Ph.D., BCBA, Behavior consultant at learning centers and medical clinics, member of the ICare4Autism Advisory Council, speaking on “A global state-of-the-art database system (ICAP) to address the need for international standards and guidelines for Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).”

Stephen Shore, Ed.D., Assistant Professor, Dept. of Special Education, Adelphi University, member of the ICare4Autism Advisory Council, describing: “Promoting successful employment for people with autism: An inside view.”

The International Center for Autism Research and Education will:

  • Create the world’s first integrated platform for cross disciplinary collaboration between biomedical researchers and educators which is critical to foster early detection and effective intervention
  • Launch a comprehensive Autism Workforce Development program to provide preparation for workforce entry from vocational training through to high tech sector jobs and will include ongoing coaching and mentoring
  • Develop ICAP – the Global Autism Center’s comprehensive autism genetic and clinical database

 

Invitation and RSVP is required to attend.
For more information:

kroninson@icare4autism.org

or Tel: 212-836-1536