"Attendees will learn about the most effective autism interventions, the latest advances in autism research, and hands-on, groundbreaking technology used to assess and treat developmental disorders."
Reno, Nevada (Vocus/PRWEB) March 02, 2011
The Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Inc. (CARD), the world's largest autism treatment center that provides state-of-the art therapy, has announced it will host a CARD Nevada Autism Conference for parents, educators, medical and behavioral practitioners, researchers, and students. The one-day, comprehensive conference will be held in Reno, Nevada on March 4, 2011 at the Whittemore Peterson Institute, located on the University of Nevada, Reno campus.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in 110 children in America is diagnosed with autism, making the neurological disorder more common than childhood cancer, juvenile diabetes and pediatric AIDS combined. The objective of the conference is to provide information on the most effective autism interventions, to inform on the latest advances in autism research, and to showcase hands-on, groundbreaking technology used to assess and treat developmental disorders. Attendees will also learn how to strategically access insurance funding for autism treatment.
Featured speakers include: keynote speaker and CARD Executive Director Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh on "Applications of Behavior Analysis to the Treatment of Autism", CARD Research and Development Director Dr. Jonathan Tarbox on "Practical Solutions for Addressing Challenging Behaviors", Co-Creator and Director of Skills™ Dr. Adel Najdowski on "Skills: A Comprehensive, Web-based Assessment, Curriculum, Training Package and Progress Monitoring System" and CARD Contracts Director Bryce Miler on "Nevada's New Autism Mandate-Assembly Bill 162". A panel discussion with the featured speakers will follow the series of workshops.
For more information about the CARD Nevada Autism Conference call (818) 345-2345 ext. 270 or visit http://www.centerforautism.com/nevada-autism-conference.
About the Center for Autism and Related Disorders:
The Center for Autism and Related Disorders is among the world's largest and most experienced organizations effectively treating children with autism and related disorders. CARD operates 21 satellite offices throughout the United States and abroad and has treated tens of thousands of children around the world. CARD is committed to scientific research as the most objective and reliable approach to evaluating treatment for autism. Our mission is to conduct empirical research on the assessment and treatment of autism and to disseminate our research findings and derived technology through publication and the education of professionals and the public. While the primary focus of our research is ABA-based methods of assessment and treatment, our overall approach to research includes any topic which may yield information that could potentially improve the lives of individuals with autism.
For more information about the Center for Autism and Related Disorders, visit: http://www.centerforautism.com.
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