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Autism: What Every Parent Should Know

Autism Initiative @ The Metropolitan Parent Center

Friday, March 9, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM (EST)

Autism: What Every Parent Should Know

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March 9th, 2018 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Autism: What Every Parent Should Know

Presenter: Lisa Shulman, M.D. Developmental Pediatrician, CDC’s Act Early Ambassador to New York State, Director, RELATE Program, Children’s Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center at Montefiore Rose F. Kennedy Center

In this presentation Dr. Shulman will explain:

* The current definition of autism: what changed and why?

* The early identification of autism: Why is it important?, The Learn the Signs. Act Early Campaign

* Causes of Autism

* Medical/Emotional Behavioral comorbidities in Autism

* Evidence based treatments in autism

* Controversies

At the end, participants will have the opportunity to engage in a dynamic conversation with Dr. Shulman who will be answering your questions.

 

Questions:  Tel# (212)643-2840 Ext #305 or autisminitiative@sinergiany.org

 

***Simultaneous English/Spanish translation available - Light refreshments will be served***

 

*** The events are only for adults, we do not offer childcare service ***

Workshops, Series and Support Group for Spanish speaking parents, are generously funded by the City Council Autism Initiative 

 

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Marzo 9 de 2018 de  9:30 am a 12:00 pm

 

Trastorno del Espectro Autista: Lo que todo padre debe de saber

 

Presentador (a): Lisa Shulman, M.D. Pediatra de Desarrollo, CDC’s Act Early Ambassador to New York State     

 

Director, RELATE Program, Children’s Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center at Montefiore Rose F. Kennedy Center

 

En esta presentación, la Dra. Shulman explicará:

 

* La definición actual de autismo: ¿qué cambió y por qué?

 

* La identificación temprana del autismo: ¿Por qué es importante?, campaña: “Aprenda los signos, reaccione pronto”

 

* Causas del autismo

 

* Comorbilidades conductuales médicas / emocionales en el autismo

 

* Tratamientos basados en evidencia para el tratamiento de los síntomas de TEA

 

* Controversias

 

Al final, los participantes tendrán la oportunidad de conversar con la Dra. Shulman, quien responderá sus preguntas.

Preguntas:

Tel# (212)643-2840 Ext #305 o autisminitiative@sinergiany.org

***Traducción simultánea al español disponible para todos los talleres ***    * Refrescos serán servidos*

* Presentaciones y grupo de apoyo son para adultos solamente, no se ofrece servicio de cuido de niños*

 

Talleres, Series y Grupos de Apoyo, son generosamente financiados por la Iniciativa del Autismo del Consejo de la ciudad de Nueva York 

 

 

Have questions about Autism: What Every Parent Should Know? Contact Autism Initiative @ The Metropolitan Parent Center

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Sinergia Inc
2082 Lexington Avenue
# 4
New York, NY 10035

Friday, March 9, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM (EST)


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Autism Initiative @ The Metropolitan Parent Center

The Metropolitan Parent Center offers training presented on a variety of topics related to special education, ranging from one-time workshops on topics of current interest to an intensive advocacy series designed to develop the knowledge and skills of parents to advocate for their own children and assist other parents.  Training sessions are detailed in our online calendar, and offered year-round at Sinergia or at host organizations. MPC also provides one-to-one assistance and advocacy to help parents resolve special education issues. 

Autism Initiative: 

The Center's Autism Initiative is a significant project that provides free support and training to parents of children on the autism spectrum. It also offers an arts program for children on the spectrum, ages 3 to 13, as well as an integrated transition program for younger adults ages 14 up to 21.

The program, incorporates a series of workshops (in English and Spanish) and  Desayunos - Encuentros for Spanish speaking parents, which provide families with an intimate and informal settings where they came together to learn, share experiences, resources and ideas.

Autims Initiative workshops, Series and Support Group for Spanish speaking parents, are generously funded by the New York City Council Autism Awareness Initiative and Hon. Councilwoma Melissa Mark viverito 

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