UCLA CART 2nd Annual Symposium - Autism Spectrum Disorders
The UCLA Center for Autism Research and Treatment (CART)
Autism 2009 - Autism Spectrum Disorders
Research Update and Evidence-Based Treatment Models
This full-day symposium is for physicians, psychiatrists, psychologists, other health professionals, teachers, autism service providers, and any others interested in learning of the latest breakthroughs in research and treatment in autism spectrum disorders. Nationally-renowned CART faculty (including Drs. Geschwind, Bookheimer, McCracken and Kasari) will provide an overview of the latest scientific findings about etiological factors, core deficits, early screening and diagnosis, and innovative treatment models for children with autism and autism spectrum disorders. A conceptual framework, highlighted by various case scenarios and consideration of community resources, will be presented on how to make a thorough assessment and individual treatment plan. In addition, the complex role of genetics, and the use of brain imaging as state-of-the-art methods for understanding and developing treatments for autism, will be presented.
CART speakers to include: Drs. Geschwind, Bookheimer, McCracken, Kasari, and Hutman.
Please visit our website - www.autism.ucla.edu – for more information including map/directions, flyer and link to registration website.
Contact: Info@autism.ucla.edu or Dr. Candace J. Wilkinson - 310.825.9041