Autism Symposium: Managing difficult behaviors and meltdowns in those with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Saturday, April 27, 2013 from 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)
This course is intended to enhance the knowledge of interventions related to behaviors common to those with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
At the completion of the program, you’ll be able to:
- Describe the cycle of tantrums, rage and meltdowns and identify interventions that can be used at each stage
- Learn to identify how sensory processing can affect behaviors and be knowledgeable of home and clinic strategies of management.
- Understand medical management relating to behaviors common to those with ASD
Pediatricians, Psychiatrists, Medical Professionals ,social workers, Physical therapists, occupational therapists, and speech therapists, teachers, and Parents/community
7:00 – 8 a.m. Registration and Breakfast
8:00 – 8:15 a.m. Welcome
8:15 – 10:15 a.m. Cycle of Tantrums, Rage, and Meltdowns
(Brenday Miles PhD.)
Describe the cycle of tantrums, rage, and meltdown
Identify interventions that can be used at each stage of the cycle
Discuss ways to prevent the cycle from occurring
10:15-10:30 a.m. Break/Visit exhibitors’ booths
10:30-12:00 p.m. Cycle of Tantrums, Rage, and Meltdowns continued
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. LUNCH/Visit Exhibitors Booths
1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Medical Management of Behaviors for those with ASD
(Katherine Steingass, MD)
Understand medical management relating to behaviors common to ASD
2:30-2:45 p.m Break/ Visit exhibitors Booths
2:45-4:00 p.m. The Missing Piece: Sensory Processing Effecting Behaviors
(Linda New OTR/L)
Learn to identify how sensory processing can affect behavior
Identify strategies in the clinic and at home to affect behaviors.
Accreditation Statements and Disclosure
Adena Health System is accredited by the Ohio State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Adena Health System designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.
6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits are applicable toward continuing education for nursing licensure.
This program is approved by the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapist Board, RSX118902. This session has been approved for 6.25 CEU hours.
Adena Health System is a BOC approved provider for ATC. OPTA and OT/PT CEU hours have been applied for.
There are no conflicts of commercial interest to disclose by speakers, planners, or CME Committee members.
When & Where
PACCAR Medical Education Center
PACCAR Medical Education Center is the leading education facility located on the campus of Adena Regional Medical Center in Chillicothe, Ohio. The Center supports Adena's mission "To Heal, To Educate, To Care" by providing evidence based, timely and effective education to physicians and staff.
Opened in September 2008, the PACCAR Medical Education Center is a dream that became a reality thanks to the cooperation of Adena, local, state, and federal officials, and the community. Through philanthropic grants, our community raised over $5 million to support the construction of the PACCAR Center while Adena Health System contributed $10 million.
The PACCAR Medical Education Center...bringing the future of medicine to Southern Ohio and beyond.