Navigation Links
Autism Author and Psychologist Dr. Jed Baker to Speak on Communication Disorders
Date:5/28/2008

MIDLAND, Pa., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Author and psychologist Dr. Jed Baker will discuss his work with autism and social communication disorders during a conference co-sponsored by the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School.

"This is the sixth of a series of eight conferences by distinguished autism lecturers that PA Cyber is helping to sponsor because of our concern over the dramatic increase in the incidence of autism," said Dr. Nick Trombetta, CEO of the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School.

"Social Skill Training" is scheduled for 8:30 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, June 19, at the Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center in Midland. A $75 registration fee includes breakfast, lunch, afternoon refreshments and handouts. Act 48 credits are available for Pennsylvania teachers. For registration or more information people may visit http://www.thehopelearningcenter.com, call 724.624.4293, or email info@thehopelearningcenter.com.

The National Network of Digital Schools also is a co-sponsor of the conference series, hosted by the Hope Learning Center in an effort to raise awareness of issues concerning Autism Syndrome Disorders (ASD). Asha Persaud is director and founder of the Hope Learning Center.

Dr. Baker is a behavioral consultant for schools in New Jersey and has authored several books, most recently No More Meltdowns (2008). He is the director of the Social Skills Training Project and has been a clinical psychologist since 1992. He serves on the professional advisory board of ASPEN, an information network for parents of children with Asperger's Syndrome.

His research looks at the relationship between social skills, behavior and developmental disorders and their therapeutic solutions.

Upcoming conferences presented by the Hope Learning Center will feature other internationally recognized experts on ASD: Temple Grandin, Ph.D., on Oct. 10; and Tony Attwood, Ph.D., tentatively scheduled for November.

The Hope Learning Center, located in Wexford, Pa., is dedicated to improving the lives of children with autism and their families through early diagnosis and therapy, education, curriculum development, teacher training, family support, arts outreach, technology and public awareness.


'/>"/>
SOURCE The Hope Learning Center
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Research may unlock mystery of autisms origin in the brain
2. The Philadelphia Walk Now for Autism Expected to Draw 10,000 Walkers and Raise $1 Million to Help Find Answers About the Nations Fastest-Growing Developmental Disorder
3. Rain Man mice provide model for autism
4. Houston Texans Star Players Ahman Green and Matt Schaub Help Easter Seals, Avondale House and Local Families Tackle Autism
5. Study shows autism symptoms can improve into adulthood
6. Brain Imaging Expert Recruited to Study Autism at The Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia
7. USC granted $8.4 million for autism research
8. Autism Speaks Applauds Supreme Court Decision Upholding Families Right to Challenge IEPs Without First Trying Out School District Proposed Placement
9. Reliant Energy, Houston Texans Ahman Green and Matt Schaub Team to Hold News Conference, Book Signing to Raise Awareness about Autism
10. Jenny McCarthy Featured at National Autism Conference in Atlanta, November 9
11. San Francisco Bay Area Autism Speaks Chapter Endorses Blue Ribbon Commission on Autism Recommendations for Equitable Insurance Coverage for Children With Autism
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/27/2016)... , ... June 27, 2016 , ... TopConsumerReviews.com recently awarded ... Eyeglasses . , Millions of individuals in the United States and Canada wear ... a way to both correct vision and make a fashion statement. Even celebrities use ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... 26, 2016 , ... PawPaws brand pet supplements owned by Whole ... enhance the health of felines. The formula is all-natural and is made from Chinese ... PawPaws Cat Kidney Support Supplement Soft Chews are Astragalus Root Extract and ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... ... Austin residents seeking Mohs surgery services, can now turn to Dr. Jessica Scruggs ... for medical and surgical dermatology. , Dr. Dorsey brings specialization to include Mohs surgery, ... Micrographic Surgery completed by Dr. Dorsey was under the direction of Glenn Goldstein, MD, ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... CA (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... As ... with Magna Cum Laude and his M.D from the David Geffen School of Medicine ... and returned to Los Angeles to complete his fellowship in hematology/oncology at the UCLA-Olive ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... plastic surgery procedures that most people are unfamiliar with. The article goes on to ... known procedures, but also many of these less common operations such as calf and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... Capricor Therapeutics, Inc. ... company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization ... in its ongoing randomized HOPE-Duchenne clinical trial (Halt ... its 24-patient target. Capricor expects the trial to ... 2016, and to report top line data from ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... June 23, 2016 , , ... July 7, 2016 , , , , LOCATION: , , ... , , , EXPERT PANELISTS:  , , , Frost & ... Analyst, Christi Bird; Senior Industry Analyst, Divyaa Ravishankar and Unmesh Lal, ... The global pharmaceutical industry is witnessing an exceptional era. Several new ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... 23, 2016 Revolutionary technology includes ... Oticon , industry leaders in advanced audiology and hearing ... Oticon Opn ™, the world,s first internet connected hearing ... IoT devices.      (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20160622/382240 ... number of ,world firsts,: , TwinLink™ - ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: