Summer Institute on Autism Spectrum Disorders June 17-21
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders to co-host 16th annual conference
- By Sara White Buscher
The CNHS Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders will host the 16th annual Summer Institute on Autism Spectrum Disorders in conjunction with The Autism Society of Vermont June 17-21, 2013 at the DoubleTree by Hilton in South Burlington. The series will feature presentations on aspects of assessment, treatment and research of Autism Spectrum Disorders, including:
- Monday, June 17
“Social Thinking: Teaching social nuance versus social rules to students with social learning challenges”
Michelle Garcia Winner, M.A., CCC-SLP
- Tuesday, June 18
“Engaging Autism: Developmental Implications for Interventions”
Connie Kasari, Ph.D.
- Wednesday, June 19
“Racial Disparity in the Identification of Autism in Special Education at National and State Levels” and “A Rationale and Model for Integrating Antecedent-based Interventions and Embedded Instruction to Promote Learning and Address the Inappropriate Behaviors of Students with Autism”
Jason Travers, Ph. D., BCBA-D
- Thursday, June 20
“Helping Verbal Children with ASD Tune into Others"
Fern Sussman, B.A., Master’s Equivalent
- Friday, June 21
“Autism Spectrum Disorder: How the Past Informs the Future”
Bryan King, M.D.