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Summer Institute on Neurodevelopmental Disorders

 

2009 Summer Institute
2008 Summer Institute
2007 Summer Institute
2006 Summer Institute
2005 Summer Institute

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2009 Summer Institute 

The Many Faces of Autism: From Behavior to Biology

Presenter: Robin Hansen, M.D.

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute

Date: August 7, 2009

Length: 50:48

Summary: Current research on the heterogeneity of autism spectrum disorders in terms of both behavior and biology, and advances in our knowledge of etiology and application for treatments.

 

Assessment and Educational Planning for Children with ASD: Using "Gold Standard" Methods and Tools

Presenters: Patricia Schetter, M.A. & Kristine Strong, Ph.D.

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute & Folsom Cordova Unified School District

Date: August 7, 2009

Length: 59:45

Summary: Standardized as well as non-standardized methods to plan for the educational achievement of students with ASD with a special focus on using assessment to help design goals and provide rationale for placement and educational recommendations.

 

Complimentary and Alternative Medicine in Autism: Evaluating Efficacy and Safety

Presenters: R. Scott Akins, D.O.

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute

Date: August 7, 2009

Length: 59:37

Summary: Evidence-based paradigm to evaluate complimentary and alternative medicine treatments for safety and efficacy, i.e. gluten- and casein-free diets, supplements, chelation and antifungal treatments.

 

Strategies for People Who Fall Through the Cracks

Presenters: Kathryn W. Page, Ph.D.

Affiliation: Fetal Alcohol Teamwork, Consultation, and Training

Date: August 7, 2009

Length: 26:18

Summary: Strategies for working with individuals with underserved disabilities to improve identification, intervention, employment, legal advocacy, and social inclusion, paying particular attention to those with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders.

 

Assistive Technology for Adolescents and Young Adults

Presenter: Cathy Bodine, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Affiliation: Assistive Technology Partners, University of Colorado

Date: August 7, 2009

Length: 59:40

Summary: Using assistive technology for education and transition to employment or post-secondary education.

 

Managing Neurodevelopmental Disabilties Within the Medical Home

Presenter: Paul S. Carbone, M.D., FAAP

Affiliation: University of Utah

Date: August 7, 2009

Length: 59:18

Summary: Family-centered medical home model including features that support the needs of children with neurodevelopmental disorders, such as autism, and their families.

 

Social Skills Training in Adolescence: Important Issues and Future Directions

Presenter: Marjorie Solomon, Ph.D.

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute

Date: August 7, 2009

Length: 58:57

Summary: Models for social skills training with focus on issues encountered when working with adolescents and implications for future research.

 

Students with Intellectual Disabilities go to College: Opportunities for Higher Education in California

Presenter: Olivia Raynor, Ph.D.

Affiliation: University of California, Los Angeles

Date: August 7, 2009

Length: 53:22

Summary: Trends, common challenges and program options in higher education for students with intellectual disabilities as a pathway to independent living, meaningful employment and community participation.

 

A New Age of Treatment for Fragile X Syndrome

Presenter: Randi Hagerman, M.D.

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute

Date: August 7, 2009

Length: 58:05

Summary: Neurobiological abnormalities in Fragile X Syndrome, review of targeted treatments available and the mechanisms by which they work, with preliminary data regarding minocycline, fenobam, and R-baclofen.

 

Update in Pharmacologic Treatments of ASDs

Presenter: Robert Hendren, D.O.

Affiliation: UC San Francisco

Date: August 7, 2009

Length: 55:18

Summary: Symptoms, co-morbidities and monitoring guidelines to inform decisions regarding benefits/risks associated with use of pharmacologic agents to treat behavioral symptoms of autism spectrum disorders.

 

Best Practices for Developmental Screening and Referral: Early Identification Makes a Difference

Presenters: Robin Hansen, M.D. & Gina Guarneri, M.A.

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities

Date: August 7, 2009

Length: 51:11

Summary: Guidelines for implementing developmental surveillance and screening, using parent report and developmental screen measures.

 

From Research to Culturally Responsive Practice: Addressing the Needs of Dual Language Learners

Presenters: EunMi Cho, Ed.D. & Vera F. Gutierrez-Clellan, Ph.D.

Affiliation: Sacramento State University & San Diego State University

Date: August 7, 2009

Length: 59:13

Summary: Patterns of typical/atypical bilingual acquisition in Latino and Korean English language learners that inform development of culturally responsive interventions.

 

Becoming an Effective Wellness Advocate

Presenters: Sharon Fallis, B.S. & Robert Taylor

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities & California Department of Developmental Services

Date: August 7, 2009

Length: 48:42

Summary: Assisting people with disabilities to establish successful partnerships with health-care professionals and to maintain their own wellness plans.

 

Personal Stories of Successful Transition to Self Sufficiency and Employment

Presenters: Laurie Hoirup, M.S., Rachel Stewart, B.A., & Tammy Eudy

Affiliation: California State Council on Developmental Disabilities & California Health Incentives Improvement Project

Date: August 7, 2009

Length: 30:42

Summary: Assisting people with disabilities to obtain employment and self-sufficiency, i.e. benefits planning, Social Security work incentive programs, personal assistance services, assistive technology, independent living, and employment services.

 

The Evaluation and Treatment of Behavioral Feeding Disorders in Young Children

Presenters: Mary Beth Steinfeld, M.D., Becky Penrod, Ph.D., & Ann Tompkins, M.S., CCC-SLP

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute & Sacramento State University

Date: August 7, 2009

Length: 1:06:02

Summary: Developmental pathways from common infant feeding issues to more serious feeding problems and a multidisciplinary approach to evaluation and treatment of sensorimotor, nutritional and behavioral aspects of these complex disorders.

 

Understanding and Educating Higher Functioning Individuals with Autism

Presenter: Peter Mundy, Ph.D.

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute

Date: August 7, 2009

Length: 59:32

Summary: Social behavioral, emotional and learning characteristics of higher functioning children with autism with emphasis on challenges in school.

 
2008 Summer Institute 

The Power of Parent Training

Presenter: Danielle Liso, Ph.D., BCBA

Affiliation: Empowered Quality Parent Training

Date: August 7, 2008

Length: 1:11:35

 

Legislative Advocacy for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities

Presenter: Randi Knott, MPA, Myesha Jackson, Catherine Blakemore, & Tony Anderson

Date: August 8, 2008

Length: 1:16:14

 

Preparing Students with Disabilities to Transition into Post-Secondary Activities

Presenter: Robin Church, Ed.D. & Derek Glaaser, Ed.D.

Affiliation: Kennedy Krieger Institute

Date: August 8, 2008

Length: 1:05:30

 

New Targeted Treatments for Fragile-X Syndrome

Presenter: Randi Hagerman, M.D.

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute

Date: August 8, 2008

Length: 1:20:21

 

Change Your Thoughts -- Change Your Life: A Rational Emotive Education Group for Parents, Part 2

Presenter: Mardi Bernard, B.Sc.N.

Affiliation: Academy at King Edward School

Date: August 8, 2008

Length: 1:14:58

 

Change Your Thoughts -- Change Your Life: A Rational Emotive Education Group for Parents, Part 1

Presenter: Mardi Bernard, B.Sc.N.

Affiliation: Academy at King Edward School

Date: August 8, 2008

Length: 1:12:18

 

Improving School-Related Peer Relationships: Challenges and Solutions

Presenter: Connie Kasari, Ph.D.

Affiliation: University of California, Los Angeles

Date: August 7, 2008

Length: 1:21:50

 

Involvement or Isolation: Research on the Social Lives of Children with Autism at School

Presenter: Connie Kasari, Ph.D.

Affiliation: University of California, Los Angeles

Date: August 7, 2008

Length: 56:57

 

Early Interventions for Struggling Readers

Presenter: Barbara Foorman, Ph.D.

Affiliation: Florida State University

Date: August 8, 2008

Length: 1:28:39

 

The Linguistic Basis of Reading Disabilities

Presenter: Barbara Foorman, Ph.D.

Affiliation: Florida State University

Date: August 8, 2008

Length: 1:07:40

 

How Blood Gene Expression Profiles in Children with Neurodevelopmental Disorders Can Assist Clinical Diagnosis

Presenter: Lisa Lit, M.A.

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute

Date: August 7, 2008

Length: 51:20

 

Psychiatric Comorbidity and Differential Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorders

Presenter: Sally Ozonoff, Ph.D.

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute

Date: August 7, 2008

Length: 1:16:19

 

Evaluating Cortisol, Stress, and Tic Severity in Tourette Syndrome

Presenter: Blythe Corbett, Ph.D.

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute

Date: August 8, 2008

Length: 1:09:43

 

Providing Students with Severe Autism Access to the General Education Curriculum

Presenters: Robin Church, Ed.D., Dawn Ibberson

Affiliation: Kennedy Krieger Institute

Date: August 7, 2008

Length: 1:29:46

 

Transition to Adulthood: Meeting Post-Secondary Needs of Older Adolescents

Presenters: Susan Bacalman, LCSW, Jay Lytton, Lynne Weissman, Louise Kronick, MA

Affiliation: Various

Date: August 7, 2008

Length: 1:16:07

 
2007 Summer Institute  

Educational Approaches for Students with Autism, Part 2

Presenters: Linda Brooks, B.A., Kristi Baysinger, M.A., BCBA, Jennifer Kurth, M.Ed., Sharon Hensley, M.A.

Affiliation: Various

Date: August 3, 2007

Length: 1:07:41

 

Educational Approaches for Students with Autism, Part 1

Presenters: Linda Brooks, B.A., Kristi Baysinger, M.A., BCBA, Jennifer Kurth, M.Ed., Sharon Hensley, M.A.

Affiliation: Various

Date: August 3, 2007

Length: 1:28:52

 

ASD Guidelines for Effective Intervention

Presenters: Ron Huff, Ph.D., Lynne Huffman, M.D., Rick Ingraham, Susan Wilczynski, Ph.D., BCBA

Affiliation: Various

Date: August 3, 2007

Length: 1:15:16

 

New Theory of Mind Investigations on the Remediation of Language Processing Deficitis: A Review of the Science with Promising Possibilities

Presenter: Paul Worthington, M.A.

Affiliation: Lindamood-Bell Learning Systems

Date: August 3, 2007

Length: 1:21:13

 

Imagery-Language Connection for Language Comprehension and Thinking: An Overview of Visualizing and Verbalizing and Talkies

Presenter: Nanci Bell, M.A.

Affiliation: Lindamood-Bell Learning Systems

Date: August 3, 2007

Length: 1:12:30

 

An SLP and OT Team Model for Assessment and Intervention, Part 2

Presenter: Aimee Bord, M.A., CCC-SLP & Cecilia Martinez, OTR/L

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute

Date: August 3, 2007

Length: 1:15:24

 

An SLP and OT Team Model for Assessment and Intervention, Part 1

Presenter: Aimee Bord, M.A., CCC-SLP & Cecilia Martinez, OTR/L

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute

Date: August 3, 2007

Length: 1:32:01

 

Helping Students Manage Their Lives at School: What Roles Do Executive Functions Play? Part 2

Presenter: Georgia Bozeday, Ed.D.

Affiliation: Rush Neurobehavioral Center

Date: August 2, 2007

Length: 1:16:29

 

Helping Students Manage Their Lives at School: What Roles Do Executive Functions Play? Part 1

Presenter: Georgia Bozeday, Ed.D.

Affiliation: Rush Neurobehavioral Center

Date: August 2, 2007

Length: 1:16:19

 

Executive Functions in ADHD

Presenter: Catherine Fassbender, Ph.D.

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute

Date: August 3, 2007

Length: 1:05:30

 

Reading Fluency Interventions: What Works and Why

Presenter: Marcia Davidson, Ph.D.

Affiliation: University of Maine

Date: August 3, 2007

Length: 1:10:50

 

Keynote: Functional Brain Imaging Studies of Reading and Reading Disabilities

Presenter: Guinevere Eden, D.Phil.

Affiliation: Georgetown University Medical Center

Date: August 3, 2007

Length: 1:10:08

 

The Cognitive Basis of Behavior in ASD: Implications for Memory and Learning and for Behavior Intervention

Presenter: Nancy Minshew, M.D.

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Date: August 2, 2007

Length: 1:34:08

 

Limbic-Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenocortical (LHPA) Axis in Children with Autism

Presenter: Blythe Corbett, Ph.D.

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute

Date: August 3, 2007

Length: 1:32:39

 

Keynote Address: The Reshaping of the Neurobiology of Autism

Presenter: Nancy Minshew, M.D.

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Date: August 2, 2007

Length: 1:09:45

 
2006 Summer Institute  

The Nuts and Bolts of Emotional Communication

Presenter: Steve Nowicki, Ph.D.

Affiliation: Emory University

Date: August 11, 2006

Length: 1:25:34

 

Helping the Child Who Doesn't Fit In

Presenter: Steve Nowicki, Ph.D.

Affiliation: Emory University

Date: August 11, 2006

Length: 1:04:44

 

Structured Teaching Environments Promoting Success: Beyond Basic Structure

Presenters: Karen Honkala, Liz Zastrow

Affiliation: Private Consultants

Date: August 10, 2006

Length: 1:29:42

 

Early Assessment of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Presenter: Catherine Lord, Ph.D.

Affiliation: University of Michigan Autism and Communication Disorders Center

Date: August 10, 2006

Length: 1:07:49

 

The Role of Imagery and Verbal Comprehension, Hyperlexia, and Autism

Presenter: Nanci Bell, M.A.

Affiliation: Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes

Date: August 11, 2006

Length: 1:24:46

 

Beyond Competence: Achieving Independence and Self-correction in Reading and Writing

Presenter: Barbara Wise, Ph.D.

Affiliation: Center for Spoken Language Research

Date: August 11, 2006

Length: 1:12:00

 

Structural and Functional Neuroimaging of the Amygdala in Children with Autism

Presenter: Blythe Corbett, Ph.D.

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute

Date: August 11, 2006

Length: 1:06:03

 

The Use of Technology in the Education and Treatment of Children with Autism

Presenter: Linda K. Haymes, Ph.D.

Affiliation: Spectrum Center

Date: August 10, 2006

Length: 1:19:08

 

Update on Pharmacologic and Biomedical Treatments of Autism Spectrum

Presenter: Robert Hendren, D.O.

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute

Date: August 10, 2006

Length: 1:18:38

 

Social Emotional Learning Framework (SELF): Conceptual, Clinical, and Research Aspects

Presenter: Meryl Lipton, M.D., Ph.D.

Affiliation: Rush University

Date: August 10, 2006

Length: 1:07:03

 

Best Practices in the Assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorders

Presenter: Sally Ozonoff, Ph.D.

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute

Date: August 11, 2006

Length: 1:14:26

 

Children with Autism Show Differences in the Processing of Mental Arithmetic

Presenter: Susan M. Rivera, Ph.D.

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute

Date: August 10, 2006

Length: 1:17:11

 

Neurocognitive Profiles of Children from Several Developmental Disorder Populations

Presenter: Tony Simon, Ph.D.

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute

Date: August 10, 2006

Length: 1:18:02

 

Using Positive Behavior Supports to Manage Antisocial and Aggressive Behavior

Presenter: Jeffrey Sprague, Ph.D.

Affiliation: University of Oregon

Date: August 10, 2006

Length: 1:16:30

 
2005 Summer Institute  

Families and Phenotypes: Lifecourse Perspectives

Presenter: Jan Blacher, Ph.D.

Affiliation: University of California, Riverside

Date: August 5, 2005

Length: 54:35

 

Research Guiding Psycho-pharmacologic Intervention in Fragile X and Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Presenter: Randi Hagerman, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute

Date: August 4, 2005

Length: 1:03:18

 

Alternative Treatments in Autism

Presenter: Robin Hansen, M.D.

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute

Date: August 4, 2005

Length: 1:22:14

 

Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Children and Adolescents

Presenter: Robert Hendren, D.O.

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute

Date: August 5, 2005

Length: 1:23:30

 

What’s New in Tourette’s

Presenter: Frank Sharp, M.D.

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute

Date: August 5, 2005

Length: 1:08:25

 

Circumscribed Interests in Autism

Presenter: Marjorie Solomon, Ph.D.

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute

Date: August 4, 2005

Length: 53:26

 

Seizures in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Presenter: Barry Tharp, M.D.

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute

Date: August 4, 2005

Length: 1:25:41