Rockland County Autism Symposium


General Information 

General Information

2017 Autism Symposium

October 26, 2017
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM


The Pearl River Hilton

For Info Contact:

Venture Foundation 
(845) 580-9380
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Sponsored By

Inna and Joshua Needelman

Camp Venture

John A. Murphy
Autism Science Foundation

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The 2017 Program (Times are subject to modification)

8:00 to 8:30 a.m.
Registration and Complimentary Continental Breakfast
8:30 to 8:45 a.m.
John A. Murphy
President, Camp Venture
Welcome & Opening Remarks
8:45 to 10:00 a.m.

Ami Klin, Ph.D.
Director, Marcus Autism Center

Autism and the Future of Neurodevelopmental Medicine; New Opportunities Afforded by Early Detection and Intervention
10:00 to 10:15 a.m.  Complimentery Coffee Break
10:15 to 11:30 p.m. 
 Celine Saulnier, Ph.D. 
Clinical Director for Research, Emory University
Fostering the “Ability” in Disability: Understanding the Importance of Adaptive Behavior in ASD
11:30 to 12:30 p.m.
 Pamela Feliciano, Ph.D. 
Scientific Director, Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative
 SPARK-ing Science: Expanding autism research by increasing participation in scientific studies. 
12:30 to 1:15 p.m.   Complimentery Lunch
1:15 to 2:15 p.m.
Chad Colarusso, Self-Direction Statewide Coordinator for OPWDD 
Joy StockwellSelf-Direction specialist for OPWDD
  Introduction to Self-Direction

Any questions or comments? Please contact the Venture Foundation at (845) 580-9380 or email us.

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