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Past, Present and Future of Early Intervention: A view through the ASD Lens

Presenter:  Sally Rogers, Ph.D.

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute

Date: January 1, 2016

Length: 1:05:04


Translating findings ‘from bench to bedside’ rapidly – can it be done?

Presenter:  Declan Murphy, M.D., FRCPsych

Affiliation: King’s College London

Date: November 4, 2015

Length: 59:22

Abstract: Murphy Abstract »


The Case of 22q11.2 deletion syndrome: What we have learned about anxiety in children

Presenter:  Ingrid Leckliter, Ph.D., Kathy Angkustsiri, M.D., and Tony Simon, Ph.D.

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute

Date: October 17, 2015

Length: 1:41:32


UC Davis MIND Institute: Recent advances and future directions

Presenter: Leonard Abbeduto, PhD

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute

Date: August 7, 2015

Length: 1:03:48

Summary: This presentation will provide an overview of MIND Institute research regarding the causes, course, consequences, and treatment of autism and related neurodevelopmental disorders. New clinical and outreach activities will also be described, as will national networks and partnerships in which the Institute participates. Finally, plans for the future will be described and input solicited.


Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for anxiety in children with neurodevelopmental disorders

Presenter: Breanna Winder-Patel, PhD

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute

Date: August 7, 2015

Length: 1:24:53

Summary: A significant portion of children with neurodevelopmental disorders are affected by clinical levels of anxiety. This presentation will describe the important considerations in assessing, diagnosing, and treating anxiety in children with neurodevelopmental disorders. Examples of CBT programs will be described and illuminated through case review, and effectiveness data on implementing these approaches will be provided.


From play dates to romantic dates: Social skills training for individuals with autism spectrum disorder across the lifespan

Presenter: Mina Park, PhD, BCBA-D

Affiliation: University of California, Los Angeles

Date: August 7, 2015

Length: 55:34

Summary: Social deficits associated with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are evident in early childhood and persist across development. This presentation will review social functioning in ASD across the lifespan and explore how the PEERS®, an evidence-based social skills intervention, aims to enrich the social lives of individuals with ASD.


Pathways for Treatments in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Presenter: Jeremy Veenstra-VanderWeele, M.D.

Affiliation: Columbia University

Date: February 11, 2015

Synopsis: VanderWeele Abstract »

Length: 1:15:59

 


Trauma and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Individuals Having Intellectual Disabilities

Presenter: Coni Kalinowski, MD

Affiliation: Mojave Adult, Child, and Family Services

Date: August 8, 2014

Length: 1:00:13

Summary: This presentation will examine clinical implications of trauma for individuals having intellectual disabilities, including vulnerability, co-morbidity, clinical manifestations, and treatment


Feasibility, Effectiveness, and Outcomes of children in Early Start Denver Model group-based intervention

Presenters: Cynthia Zierhut, PhD and Giacomo Vivanti, PhD

Date: August 8, 2014

Length: 50:16

Summary: The ESDM is an early intensive behavioral intervention program for young children with an autism spectrum disorder that has been shown to be effective in the context of a 1:1 intensive implementation. Despite the importance of these results, concerns are often raised regarding the sustainability of the ESDM in community based and group settings.


Mechanisms and Adult Treatments for Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Presenter: Alcino J. Silva, Ph.D.

Affiliation: University of California, Los Angeles

Date: June 11, 2014

Synopsis: Silva Abstract »

Length: 1:20:09


Applied Behavior Analysis as a Behavioral Health Service for Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Primer for Referring Physicians, Providers and Families

Presenters: Robin Hansen, MD, Patricia Schetter, MA, BCBA, and Robin May, LCSW, Ed.M

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute, ALTA

Date: August 8, 2014

Length: 1:07:53

Summary: With the passage of SB 946 (Autism Insurance Legislation), there is a requirement for health care service plans and health insurers to provide coverage for behavioral health treatment for autism, but what exactly does this mean? This presentation will provide a basic overview of what “behavioral health treatment” is, including the evidence based practices on which it is based.

 


Holding the Baby in Mind

Presenter: Mary Claire Heffron, Ph.D.

Affiliation: Children's Hospital and Research Center at Oakland

Date: August 6, 2010

Length: 1:24:37

Summary: How a neurodevelopmental approach can inform and enrich core principles of infant mental health, including current research and essential skills/approaches in preventative intervention and treatment.


Making SENSE of Autism Through Peers, Play, and Performance

Lecturer: Blythe Corbett, Ph.D.

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute

Date: June 4, 2010

Length: 1:21:51

Synopsis: Blythe Corbett, Ph.D. discusses her work at the MIND Institute regarding video modeling, cortisol and stress, and a unique therapeutic intervention -- SENSE Theatre -- that allows children with autism to participate with age-matched peers in theatrical musical performance.


Developing Neurobehavioral Biomarkers for Targeted Treatment in Fragile X from Human and Animal Studies

Lecturers: Robert F. Berman, Ph.D., Susan Rivera, Ph.D., & Tony J. Simon, Ph.D.

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute

Date: January 29, 2010

Length: 1:29:32

Synopsis: An overview of integrated neuroscience research efforts to study Fragile X-associated tremor ataxia (FXTAS). Specifically, the presentation will describe how studies in human FXTAS patients and basic science findings in transgenic mouse models of FXTAS have been integrated so that each informs the other to accelerate the pace of scientific discovery.


Individual Differences in Autism: Developmental Outcomes and Treatment Response

Presenter: Peter Mundy, Ph.D.

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute

Date: October 28, 2009

Length: 57:33

Synopsis: Dr. Mundy presents an overview of current research and theory on the nature of individual differences and diagnostic subgroups in autism. His research findings help parents and professionals understand how executive functions and temperament contribute to individual differences in autism.


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.


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.


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 Disabilities 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.


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.


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.


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.


Intervention Resources for Learning Difficulties, Executive Dysfunction, and Emotional Challenges

Presenter: Ingrid N. Leckliter, Ph.D.

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute

Date: March 7-8, 2009

Length: 33:24


Presenter: Susan E. Levy, M.D.

Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Date: December 10, 2008

Synopsis: Levy Abstract »

4PM Lecture: Are Complementary and Alternative Medical Treatments for Children with Autism Evidence-Based?
4PM Length: 1:05:24

6PM Lecture: How Do or Should Parents and Caregivers Choose Treatments for Children with Autism?
6PM Length: 1:00:45


Early Interventions for Struggling Readers

Presenter: Barbara Foorman, Ph.D.

Affiliation: Florida State University

Date: August 8, 2008

Length: 1:28:39


Presenter: Christopher J. McDougle, M.D.

Affiliation: Indiana University

Date: May 21, 2008

Synopsis: McDougle Abstract »

4PM Lecture: The Pharmacotherapy of Autism and Other Pervasive Developmental Disorders
4PM Length: 1:31:22

6PM Lecture: Practical Aspects of Medication Treatment in Autism for Parents and Other Providers
6PM Length:


High-Functioning Autism and Asperger's Syndrome: Diagnosis, Current Research, and Treatment Options

Presenters: John Brown, Ph.D., Marjorie Solomon, Ph.D., MBA, & Sally Ozonoff, Ph.D.

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute

Date: April 17, 2008

Length: 1:36:16

Synopsis: In this "Minds Behind the MIND" session, three clinicians and researchers who are experts in HFA and Asperger's syndrome discuss the distinctions between these two disorders and other types of autism. They also address the best ways to support and maximize the success of children and adults living with these diagnoses.


Presenter: Laura Schreibman, Ph.D.

Affiliation: UCSD

Date: April 9, 2008

Synopsis: Schreibman Abstract »

4PM Lecture: Developing Individualized Treatment Protocols for Children with Autism
4PM Length: 1:11:22

6PM Lecture: The Science and Fiction of Autism
6PM Length: 1:14:04


Presenter: Russell A. Barkley, Ph.D.

Affiliation: Medical University of South Carolina

Date: February 13, 2008

Synopsis: Barkley Abstract »

4PM Lecture: ADHD: Life Course Outcomes and Treatment Implications
4PM Length: 1:21:18

6PM Lecture: Advances in the Understanding and Management of ADHD
6PM Length: 1:20:25


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


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


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


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


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


Integrative Medicine: Considering Biomedical Treatments

Presenter: Robert Hendren, D.O.

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute

Date: April 19, 2007

Length: 1:42:45

Synopsis: Parents of children with neurodevelopmental disorders, such as autism, often need to consider a bewildering array of possible biomedical treatments for their child. Learn about the benefits that nutrition and medication coupled with conventional medicine can offer to treat a child with these disorders. In addition, you will learn about innovative biomedical techniques being researched at the MIND Institute.


New Developments in Early Identification and Intervention

Presenters: Sally Rogers, Ph.D. & Laurie Vismara, Ph.D., BCBA

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute

Date: January 18, 2007

Length: 1:39:49

Synopsis: Identifying developmental disorders in children at the early stages of development is crucial. Applying a treatment plan during the early years of development will increase the chance for positive outcomes as the child continues to grow. Discover the newest breakthroughs in early identification and intervention strategies.


Presenter: Lawrence Scahill, MSN, Ph.D.

Affiliation: Yale University

Date: January 10, 2007

Synopsis: Scahill Abstract »

4PM Lecture: Designing Clinical Trials in Autism: Keep it Simple, Keep it Real
4PM Length: 1:09:40

6PM Lecture: Medication Treatment in Autism: What Really Works
6PM Length: 1:21:50


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


The Autism Spectrum Disorders: Beyond Behavior - Research and Treatment Implications

Presenter: Margaret Bauman, M.D.

Affiliation: Harvard University & Massachusetts General Hospital

Date: January 11, 2006

Length: 1:40:11


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