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Pharmacotherapy of Co-Occurring Conditions in Autism Spectrum Disorder

The Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) at Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, Maryland

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM (EDT)

Pharmacotherapy of Co-Occurring Conditions in Autism...

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This session will review the indications for prescribing psychiatric medications to treat symptoms such as hyperactivity, inattention, aggression, and anxiety in children with autism spectrum disorder. The presentation will cover the basic classes of medications prescribed including their efficacy and side effects.

Presenter:  

Dr. Roma Vasa

Roma Vasa, MD

Director, Center for Autism and Related Disorders; Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Dr. Vasa is a child and adolescent psychiatrist at the Center for Autism and Related Disorders. She has been treating children with developmental disabilities for 15 years. Her research focuses on the phenotype and underpinnings of anxiety in children with and without autism spectrum disorder.

 

Audience:  Parents, family members and professionals

 

This is a FREE training!!! 

Have questions about Pharmacotherapy of Co-Occurring Conditions in Autism Spectrum Disorder? Contact The Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) at Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, Maryland

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3901 Greenspring Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland 21211
Creamer Building, 3rd Floor Large Conference Room



Wednesday, April 24, 2013 from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM (EDT)


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The Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) at Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, Maryland

The Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) at Kennedy Krieger Institute is a multifaceted, interdisciplinary program serving children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), their families, and professionals in the community.  We base our services and trainings on evidenced-based practices.  One of our major endeavors is to develop new models of effective care that can be distributed to families and care providers on a national and international level.

To view previous STAR presentations and downloadable Power Point slides, visit:  www.kennedykrieger.org/star-trainings-archive

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