Rockland County Autism Symposium


General Information 

General Information

2016 Autism Symposium


Thursday, October 27, 2016
8:00 am - 2:30 PM


The Pearl River Hilton Hotel

For Info Contact:

Venture Foundation 
(845) 624-5402
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Sponsored By

Inna and Joshua Needelman
Camp Venture
Autism Science Foundation
The Honorable John A. Murphy
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2016 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 9:45 a.m. John Constantino, MD
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Understanding Recurrence Rates in the Offspring of Siblings of People with Autism
 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. Amy Lutz
Executive Director of the EASI Foundation
Housing for the disabled:  How the New Medicaid Regs are Hurting the Most Severely Affected
10:45 to 11:00 a.m.
Coffee Break
11:00 to 11:45 a.m. Thomas P. Zugibe
District Attorney
County of Rockland
A New Paradigm of Problem-Solving Court: The Intellectually and Developmentally Disabled alternative to Incarceration (IDDATI) Program
 11:45 to 12:00 p.m. Alison Singer
Autism Science Foundation
Autism Sisters Project New initiative to advance research into autism’s protective female effect
 12:00 to 12:45 p.m. Complimentary Buffet Lunch
12:45 to 1:45 p.m.
James W. Bodfish, Ph.D.
Vanderbilt University, School of Medicine
Understanding Repetitive and Inflexible Behaviors in Adolescents with Autism
 1:45 to 2:30 p.m. Peter F. Gerhardt, Ed.D.
Executive Director EPIC School
Socially Important Outcomes with Adolescents and Young Adults with ASD: Using the Right Intervention for the Right Goal for the Right Student at the Right Time in the Right Context

Any questions or comments? Please contact the Venture Foundation at (845) 624-5402 or email us.

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