Autism Speaks National Conference for Families and Professionals
1st Annual Autism Investment Conference
26 July 26 - July 27, 2013
The Hilton Columbus at Easton Columbus, Ohio

Schedule

Day 1 Friday 7/26

Day 1: Friday, 7/26

7:00am

Registration

8:30am

Keynote Address: Creating a Fulfilling Life

Stephen M. Shore, EdD

Science Sessions

Science sessions will feature presentations by researchers highly regarded in their respective fields.

9:15am

Science Session: Obsessive-compulsive Disorder, the PANDAS Subgroup & PANS (Pediatric Acute-onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome)

Sue Swedo, MD

Question and Answer

10:00am

Break and Exhibitors

10:20am

Science Session: Genetics for the Real World

David Miller, MD, PhD, PACMG

Question and Answer

11:10am

Science Session: Advances in Understanding GI in Autism

Alessio Fasano, MD

12:00pm - 1:30pm

Lunch (Hosted)

Exhibitors
"Mini-Talks" Session (Tool kit Quick Tips, demos, etc.)

1:00pm - 5:00pm

CONCURRENT PANEL SESSIONS: Clinical & Family

Each clinical session will consist of an overarching clinical theme, addressed through a set of presentations, each by an expert clinician that will provide an opportunity for questions.

Each family session, led by an experienced expert in the field, is aimed at helping families and support professionals learn to manage a child’s care in several areas that can be difficult for children on the autism spectrum.

Professionals: Care in the Clinical Setting:
Medical and Care Management

1:30pm

Clinical Session: Providing a Comprehensive Evaluation

Patty Manning-Courtney, MD

1:55pm

Clinical Session: Guidelines for Associated Medical Issues from the ATN

Dan Coury, MD, FAAP

2:20pm

Clinical Session: Integration of CAM into primary care

Bob Hendren, DO

2:45pm

Clinical Session: Discussion

Facilitator: Dan Coury, MD, FAAP

Families: Care in the Family Context:
Planning for Health Concerns Across the Lifespan

1:30pm

Family Session: Overall Health: Planning for Adult Medical Issues in Childhood andAdolescence

Paul Carbone, MD, FAAP

1:55pm

Family Session: Managing Medically Complex Individuals

Margaret L. Bauman, MD

2:20pm

Family Session: Getting the Best Care for Adolescents and Adults

Susan Connors, MD

2:45pm

Family Session: Discussion

Facilitator: Clara Lajonchere, PhD

3:00pm

Break

Professionals: Care in the Clinical Setting:
Treatment and Management of Psychiatric Conditions

3:30pm

Clinical Session: Identification and Management of Psychiatric Conditions from Early Childhood to Adolescence

Chris McDougle, MD

3:55pm

Clinical Session: Non-Medical Treatments: Cognitive Behavioral Treatments for Anxiety

Judy Reaven, PhD

4:20pm

Clinical Session: Medication Management: Managing and Supporting Family Decision Making

Evdokia Anagnostou, MD

4:45pm

Clinical Session: Discussion

Facilitator: Jeremy Veenstra-VanderWeele, MD

Families: Care in the Family Context:
Creating a Fulfilling Life for the Individual with ASD

3:30pm

Family Session: Parent Perspectives

Marianne Sullivan, RN, MN
Amy Hess, BA
Karla Garcia Diaz

3:55pm

Family Session: Inclusive Life

Peter Gerhardt, EdD

4:45pm

Family Session: Discussion

Facilitator: Peter Bell

5:00pm

Adjourn

Day 2 Saturday 7/27

Day 2: Saturday, 7/27

7:00am - 9:00am

Easton Ballroom Foyer

Registration

8:00am

Welcome

Nationwide Childrens Hospital

8:05am

Keynote Address: Understanding Medical Issues from Childhood to Young Adulthood

Paul Carbone, MD

9:00am

Science Session: Advances in Medicines Development

Jeremy Veenstra-VanderWeele, MD

Question and Answer

10:00am

Break

Exhibitors
"Mini-Talks" Sessions (Tool kit Quick Tips, etc.)

10:30am

Science Session: Preparing for a Successful Adulthood

Julie Taylor, PhD

Question and Answer

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Lunch (Hosted)

1:00pm - 2:30pm

CONCURRENT PANEL SESSIONS:

Professionals: Care in the Clinical Setting:
Planning for Health Across the Lifespan

1:00pm

Clinical Session: Overall Health: Planning for Adult Medical Issues in Childhood and Adolescence

Paul Carbone, MD

1:25pm

Clinical Session: Managing Medically Complex Individuals

Margaret L. Bauman, MD

1:50pm

Clinical Session: Providing Care and Management for Adolescents and Adults

Susan Connors, MD

2:15pm

Clinical Session: Discussion

Facilitator: Clara Lajonchere, PhD

Families: Care in the Family Context:
Treatment and Management of Psychiatric Conditions

1:00pm

Family Session: Identification and Management of Psychiatric Conditions from Early Childhood to Adolescence

Chris McDougle, MD

1:25pm

Family Session: Non-Medical Treatments: Cognitive Behavioral Treatments for Anxiety

Judy Reaven, PhD

1:50pm

Family Session: Medication Management and Decision Making

Evdokia Anagnostou, MD

2:15pm

Family Session: Discussion

Facilitator: Jeremy Veenstra-VanderWeele, MD

Professionals: Care in the Clinical Setting:
Concurrent Workshops

3:00pm

Option A: Basics of Early Intervention/ESDM

Geri Dawson, PhD
Lauren Elder, PhD

Option B: Managing Challenging Behavior

Paul Carbone, MD
Jacquie Wynn, PhD, BCBA-D

4:00pm

Option A: Nutrition and Developing a Feeding Plan

Jennifer Bass, PsyD, BCBA-D

Option B: Working with Nonverbal Individuals

Connie Kasari, PhD

Families: Care in the Family Context:
Concurrent Workshops

3:00pm

Option A: Nutrition/Developing a Feeding Plan

Jennifer Bass, PsyD, BCBA-D

Option B: Managing your Child's Treatment Team

Amy Hess, BA
Tom Hess, MA, CRC

4:00pm

Option A: Social Skills

Felice Orlich, PhD

Option B: Managing Challenging Behavior

Jacquie Wynn, PhD, BCBA-D

5:00pm

Adjourn

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