The USAAA Conference Experience is for parents, caregivers, family members, healthcare practitioners, self-advocates, students, educators, friends and anyone who wants to learn more about Autism, Asperger's, and PDD-NOS Research, Treatment Modalities, Resources, and Avenues for Advocacy.
The US Autism & Asperger Association 7th Annual World Conference & Expo headquarters are at the Crowne Plaza International Airport Hotel and Convention Center in Denver, Colorado, September 6-9, 2012. This is the first time USAAA has returned to the Denver area since the 2nd annual conference in 2007 where over 800 people attended. Hotel Reservations.
Featuring World Premiere Presentations:
A NEW DISCOVERY - INSIDE THE BRAIN - First time ever presented in the world!
Emergencies, Surgeries, and Anesthesia: Inside the Hospital From ER to Overnight Stays
An Exclusive Special "One on One" with Temple Grandin
New Discoveries in the Underlying Pathobiology of Autism
Autism: The Whole Picture is Bigger Than Any One Part
Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Autism and Asperger Interventions in the Schools
Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Autism and Asperger Interventions in the Community
Grateful for the Diagnosis of Asperger's Syndrome; It Explained Everything
Behavioral Issues and New Approaches with ASD
A New Look at Prioritizing Interventions and Therapies
Building Relationships, Marriage, and Family in the Context of Autism Panel
DSM-5: Its Impact and Scope, Unveiling New Information
Advocacy and Combating Bullying Panel
Social Networking: 10 Lessons Learned from 25,000 Parents
Multimedia Social Skills Program for Children with Asperger's Syndrome (International Presentation)
KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: Martha Herbert, MD, PhD and Temple Grandin, PhD
Dr. Herbert is an Assistant Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School, a Pediatric Neurologist at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, and an affiliate of the Harvard-MIT-MGH Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging. She is director of the TRANSCEND Research Program. Dr. Herbert is developing methods and collaborations for studying the systems biology of improvement and recovery. Dr. Herbert has a new book entitled The Autism Revolution: Whole Body Strategies For Making Life All It Can Be.
Dr. Grandin is one of the most accomplished and well-known adults with autism in the world. Dr. Grandin ranked 31st on Time Magazine's list of the most influential people of 2010 in the world. Her most recent book is Different...Not Less: Inspiring Stories of Achievement and Successful Employment. Dr. Grandin's fascinating life was brought to the screen in the HBO production full-length film, Temple Grandin, which received seven Emmy awards in 2010. Dr. Grandin works as a Professor of Animal Science at Colorado State University.
ALSO NEW THIS YEAR:
-An exclusive special "One on One" with Temple Grandin
-Inside the Brain
-A Professor discovering the underlying pathobiology of autism
-A Pulitzer Prize winner grateful for the diagnosis of Asperger's
-A special Doctors Panel
-26 new speakers
-And much, much more!!!
-The impact of the proposed DSM-5
-Top 10 lessons
-Effects of vision on cognitive function
-A multi-disciplinary team approach
-Seizures and mitochondrial disorders
-Deficits and strengths
-Visual social thinking
-Principles of neural plasticity
-Dental office desensitization
-Food choices affecting symptoms
-And much, much more!!!
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