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2014 ICare4Autism International Autism Conference

International Center for Autism Research and Education, ICare4Autism, Inc.

Monday, June 30, 2014 at 8:30 AM - Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at 4:30 PM (IDT)

2014 ICare4Autism International Autism Conference

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Registration - One Day Only Ended $100.00 $0.00
Student/Parent Registration -One day only - Must show proof of ID Ended $59.00 $0.00

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Event Details

June 30, 2014- July 2, 2014

ICare4Autism International Autism


in New York City
At Hotel Pennsylvania

Day 1
Global Autism Workforce Initiative
Dedicated to developing and promoting Autism Workforce Programs

Day 2
Scientific Advances, Novel Drug Development Efforts, and Biomedical Perspectives

Presentations on current medical research, novel drug development efforts, and best practices

Day 3
Technology and the Road to Opportunity

Presentations on current research, standards, best practices and cutting edge technology being used for autism treatments and educational plans.

Continental Breakfast and Lunch is included in the price of admission.
*Kosher Dietary Law

11 Type II BCBA CEU Credits and certificate of attendance available

Conference Speakers Include

Joshua Weinstein, Ph.D., M.B.A., USA  - Founder & CEO of ICare4Autism, Shema Kolainu - Hear Our Voices, School and Center for Children with Autism 
Opening Remarks, Introduction to the Workforce Initiative, and Round Table Discussion: Transition Planning, Self-Advocacy & Support in the Workplace  

Eric Hollander, M.D., USAClinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Director of the Autism and Obsessive Compulsive Spectrum Program, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center; and Director-Spectrum Neuroscience and Treatment Institute, Chairman of the ICare4Autism Advisory Council
Oxycotin-Vasopressin, Temperature, and Immune-Inflammation in ASD and Syndromal ASD

Opening remarks by Workforce Chairman- Harley Lippman, USA - Founder and CEO of Genesis10

Keynote Speaker: Randy Lewis
 - Former Walgreens Executive Vice President Supply Chain and Logistics 

Guest Speaker: Ari Ne'eman, USA - President of Autistic Self Advocacy Network, appointed to the National Council on Disability by President Obama

Anat Baniel, MA, USA - Founder of the Anat Baniel Method (ABM) and NeuroMovement(r), Author of Bestselling books Move Into Life: The Nine Essentials For Lifelong Vitality and Kids Beyond Limits.
NeuroMovement ®: Viewing ASD as a Brain/Movement Disorder can lead to Breakthrough Outcomes for the Child on the Spectrum  

James Emmett, USA
- Corporate Disability Consultant, Social Coaching Institute
Round Table Discussion: Transition Planning, Self-Advocacy and Support in the Workplace  

Peter Gerhardt, Ed.D., USA - President, Peter Gerhardt Associates, LLC, Founding Chair of the Scientific Council for the Organization for Autism Research
Developing Lives of Dignity and Quality for Adults with ASD :Targeting Skills for the Next Environment , and Transitioning from HS to Work: Underlying Issues & Quality of Life Considerations 

Car'Melo Grau, USA - President of the YAI NYC Self Advocacy Association presenting with members Stephen Holden and Tom Ott
The Power of Self Advocacy

Mark Grein, USAExecutive Director, Specialisterne-USA
A Case Study:  Harnessing the unique skills of people with Autism to gain a competitive edge in business

Gregory P. Hanley, Ph.D., BCBA-D, USA - Professor of Psychology, Western New England University, Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Functional Assessment of Severe Problem Behavior of Persons with ASD: A Focus on a Safer, Faster, and Still Effective Process
Treating and Preventing Severe Problem Behavior: A Focus on Strengthening Socially Important Behavior of Persons with ASD

Martha Herbert, M.D., Ph.D., USA - Assistant Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School, Pediatric Neurologist at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Director of the TRANSCEND Research Program (Treatment Research and Neuroscience Evaluation of the Neurodevelopmental Disorders)
Taking a Fresh Look at Autism: Chronic Dynamic State-not Fixed Trait, and Transcending Autism: A whole-body systems and gene-environment approach

Joanne Lara, M.A., USA - Founder/President, Autism Movement Therapy, Inc
Generation A: Portraits of Autism and the Arts (Movement, Music, and the Sensory System)   

Dana R. Reinecke, Ph.D., BCBA-D, USA - Asst Professor and Chair, Center for Applied Behavior Analysis at The Sage Colleges, presenting with Laura M. Stolfi, MS, BCBA, USA - Director, 
The Achieve Degree, The Sage Colleges
Technology Opens Doors for Students of all ages on the Spectrum  

Miguel Salazar, M.A., USA CEO of Salazar & Associates - Family & Child Educational Services
What Happens in School and Beyond

Celine A. Saulnier, Ph.D. USA
- Clinical Director for Research, Marcus Autism Center and Assistant Professor, Division of Autism and Related Disorders, Department of Pediatrics Emory University School of Medicine

Detecting Risk for ASD in the First Year of Life: The Bioethical Dilemma of Identifying Prodromal Autism, and The Role of Adaptive Behavior in ASD: Implications for Functional Independence 

Marcia Scheiner, USA - President & Founder, Asperger Syndrome Training & Employment Partnership
Becoming an Autism Friendly Employer - A Model for Success   

Amie Senland, Ph.D., USA - Fordham University
Empathy and Sociomoral Problem Solving as Predictors of Positive Developmental Outcomes in Young Adults with Autism 

 Michele Shapiro, MSW, USA - AHRC Project Manager
A Case Study:  Harnessing the unique skills of people with Autism to gain a competitive edge in business 

Stephanie Sherlock Roemer - Director of Diversity, Office of Diversity & Inclusion, Freddie Mac
Round Table Discussion: Transition Planning, Self-Advocacy and Support in the Workplace

Stephen Shore, Ed.D., USA - 
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Special Education, Adelphi University, Member of the ICare4Autism Advisory Council

Generation A: Portraits of Autism and the Arts (Movement, Music, and the Sensory System)

Steve Sommer, M.D., Ph.D., USA - Clinical Genomologist, Founder and Medical Director, MEDomics, LLC., and Mi IDEA Has Love Foundation
Treating the 400+ diseases that we call "Autism Spectrum Disorder": NextGen DNA sequence mediated personalized medicine lights the way   

Gary Steinman, M.D., Ph.D., USA - Chairman, Dept. of Biochemistry, Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine 
The proposed role of insulin-like growth factor-1 in autism: A review  

Pamela Wolfberg, Ph.D., USA - Professor of Autism Spectrum Studies, San Francisco State University and Director, Autism Institute on Peer Socialization and Play, California
Integrated Play Groups: Guiding Children with Autism in Social and Imaginary Worlds with Typical Peers 

Alisa G. Woods, Ph.D., MS., USA - Research Assistant Professor Department of Chemistry & Biomolecular Science Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY State University of New York at Plattsburgh Neuropsychology Clinic and Psychoeducational Services, Member of the ICare4Autism Advisory Council
Protein Biomarkers in Autism Spectrum Disorders  

Gulnoza Yakubova, Ph.D., USA - Assistant Professor of Special Education, Duquesne University, PA
Problem-Solving Intervention and Autism: Improving Vocational Task Performance  

Konstantin Zobrovsky, USA - AHRC Employment Specialist
A Case Study:  Harnessing the unique skills of people with Autism to gain a competitive edge in business 

Ariane Zurcher and Emma Zurcher-Long, USA - Parent and child writers
Ariane Zurcher –Writer, Huffington Post, Emma’s Hope Book, Member of the ICare4Autism Advisory Council
Writings from Personal Experience to the Public Domain, and "My body does not obey my mind" 

Dalia Zwick, Ph.D., P.T., USA - Senior Rehabilitation Supervisor, Coordinator - The Program for People with Physical Disability Premier HealthCare
Autism and Posture  

Conference Sponsors:

ICare4Autism             Shema Kolainu-Hear Our Voices           Autism Expressed
Dipper Education                      Trax                                             Roche
Investors Bank                  The Jewish Press 

Gift Bag Sponsors:

Conference Exhibitors:

Autism Expressed teaches marketable and digital life skills to promote independence for students in a technology driven society.

Autistic Self-Advocacy Network seeks to advance the principles of the disability rights movement with regard to Autism.

Different Roads to Learning uses the most effective tools to educate and empower students with Autism. 

Dipper Education is driving to become a comprehensive service institute in product design and technology for nonverbal individuals.

Emerge & See is an education center for children with Autism and other developmental and emotional differences.

Good Reasons
 is a social enterprise whose mission is to make high quality pet treats while helping people with disabilities achieve greater independence through the power of integrated work.

Investors Bank offers a full range of high-quality products and services that support customers in reaching their financial objectives

The Jewish Press is the largest independent weekly Jewish newspaper in the United States.

is a privately held molecular diagnostics company that provides Mutation Expert-based Diagnosis ("MED") of a patient's genome to better allow the physician to deliver personalized treatment.

The Monarch Center for Autism offers a comprehensive array of programs and services for individuals ages three through adulthood, with Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Operant Systems is an innovative patent-pending software platform that fills a gaping void in the servicing, teaching and management of special needs children and adults.

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Rebecca School is a therapeutic day school for children ages 4 to 21, promoting the education and development of children with neurodevelopmental delays of relating and communicating, including autism spectrum disorders.

Roche strives to make a difference in the lives of millions of patients around the world with medicines and in vitro diagnostic tests. Their products provide significant medical benefits for patients and doctors, as well as efficiency gains for laboratories and health economic benefits for payers.

Shema Kolainu-Hear Our Voices offers a broad spectrum of evidence-based education and therapy programs to children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and related disabilities in a warm and nurturing environment.

TheraCare is a premier multi-service healthcare, rehabilitation, developmental and educational organization founded on the principle of delivering promised performance.

Therapy Nook offers expert recommended educational toys and equipment for parents, teachers, and therapists alike. The company strives to provide products that encourage children to learn and play, while building functional skills.

Trax Family offers GPS-trackers that let parents locate their children through a mobile App or computer.

The Wildlife of Autism is a small family-run business that is focused on spreading Autism awareness and sharing the artwork of 19-year-old Austin Orelli.  

Following the overwhelming success of the past conferences at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in NYC and in Jerusalem, Israel, ICare4Autism is once again bringing together top leading medical and educational professionals and researchers working in autism.

The purpose of the ICare4Autism conferences are to share current groundbreaking research into the causes and treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders, and to be a catalyst for powerful interdisciplinary collaborations to tackle the global autism crisis.

We are accepting poster presenters, please see call for posters here

If you would like to be an exhibitor at our conference please click here

There are still sponsorship opportunities available, for more information click here

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1440 Broadway 23rd Floor
New York, NY 10018

The venue/location of the conference will be at:
New York's Hotel Pennsylvania
401 Seventh Avenue
(at 33rd St.)
New York, N.Y.
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Cancellation Policy

Requests for registration refunds for the 2014 ICare4Autism International Conference will be met provided they are made prior to midnight (EDT) May 30, 2014


Refund requests received after deadlines, will not be granted.

Have questions about 2014 ICare4Autism International Autism Conference? Contact International Center for Autism Research and Education, ICare4Autism, Inc.

When & Where

Hotel Pennsylvania
401 7th Ave
18th Floor
Hotel Pennsylvania - New York, NY 10001

Monday, June 30, 2014 at 8:30 AM - Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at 4:30 PM (IDT)

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The International Center for Autism Research & Education, Inc., ICare4Autism, is a global, non-profit organization based in New York City. The groundbreaking non-profit was founded by Joshua Weinstein, Ph.D., M.B.A., in 2004.





































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