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Conference Schedule

November 14th 2014 (Day 1)

07:30-09:00 Registration
09:00-13:00 Morning Workshops
Workshop 1: Svein Eikeseth
  Discrete Trial and Naturalistic Teaching to Children with ASD
Workshop 2: Helen Tager-Flusberg
  Language and Communication in Autism Spectrum Disorder
Workshop 3: Henry Roane
  Evidence-Based Intervention When Dealing with Self-Injurious Behavior
Workshop 4: Bridget A. Taylor
  Improving Joint Attention and Reciprocal Social Language Skills in Children with Autism
Workshop 5: Peter Gerhardt
  Sexuality Instruction and Learners with ASD
13:00-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-18:00 Afternoon Workshops
Workshop 6: William L. Heward
  Helping School-Age Students with Autism Succeed in Regular Classes
Workshop 7: Linda A. LeBlanc
  Using Evidence Based Naturalistic Teaching Strategies to Enhance Language Instruction with Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Workshop 8: James E. Carr
  Selecting Function-Based Treatments for Socially Maintained Problem Behavior
Workshop 9: Connie Kasari
  Acquisition and Generalization of Play Skills in Children with ASD
Workshop 10: Nahit M. Mukaddes
  Psychiatric Assessment and Follow-up in Individuals with a Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorders

November 15th 2014 (Day 2)

07:30-09:00 Registration
09:00-09:50 Opening
09:50-10:40 Nahit M. Mukaddes
  Autism Spectrum Disorders
10:40-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-11:50 Helen Tager-Flusberg
  Research on Infants at-risk for ASD
11:50-12:40 Svein Eikeseth
  Early Intervention in ASD: History, Intervention Approaches and Selection Decisions
12:40-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-14:50 Henry Roane
  Novel approaches to preventing and managing challenging behavior in children with ASD
14:50-15:40 Bridget A. Taylor
  Teaching Observational Learning Repertoires to Children with Autism
15:40-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-16:50 Yankż Yazgan
  How does a medical treatment in autism get established? Evidence-based medical methods for comparing established and alternative treatments
16:50-17:40  Meeting with Experts
17:40-20:00  Poster Presentation

November 16th 2014 (Day 3)

07:30-09:00 Registration
09:00-09:50 Joachim Hallmayer
  Genetics of autism
09:50-10:40 Andy Shih
  Global Autism Public Health Initiative: Participatory Research and the Integration of Science and Advocay
10:40-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-11:50 Connie Kasari
  Promoting Peer Interactions in School Programs for children with ASD
11:50-12:40 Peter Gerhardt
  Adaptive Behavior and ASD – Life, Safety, Independence, & Competence
12:40-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-14:50 William L. Heward
  Working Together: Roles and Responsibilities of Teachers and Behavior Analysts on Behalf of Children with Autism in the Schools
14:50-15:40 James E. Carr
  Credentialing Practitioners of Behavior Analysis
15:40-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-16:50 Linda A. Leblanc
  Incorporating Technology into Interventions and Staff Training for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders
16:50-17:40  Meeting with Experts
17:40-20:00  Poster Presentation