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Events

The Center for Autism Research is pleased to host a number of educational events for the community including workshops, open houses, and our Distinguished Lecture Series.


The event dates are posted below. Events in red are open to the public; those which are blue are for faculty, employees and students at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania. Times and locations are subject to change. Please call our toll-free number, 1-866-570-6524, or email autism@email.chop.edu to RSVP or for more information.


To be directed to a calendar of community events (including non-CAR sponsored events), click here.


DATE SPEAKER TOPIC TIME AND LOCATION
March 09, 2015 Jane Thierfeld Brown, PhD
Director of Student Services, University of Connecticut School of Law; Assistant Clinical Professor, Yale Child Study Center; Director, College Autism Spectrum,
Distinguished Lecture Series: Transition to College 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Colket Translational Research Building, 3501 Civic Center Blvd, Room 1100AB, Philadelphia, PA 19104
March 09, 2015 Edward Brodkin, MD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania; Director, Adult Autism Spectrum Program, Penn Medicine,
Distinguished Lecture Series: Transition to College 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Colket Translational Research Building, 3501 Civic Center Blvd, Room 1100AB, Philadelphia, PA 19104
March 25, 2015 This workshop is for parents/caregivers who have young children who have been newly-diagnosed with, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Topics will
include an overview of ASD and accompanying conditions, available therapies and treatments, how to decide what interventions to pursue, and tips for supporting families living with ASD. Presenters will include specialists in developmental and behavioral pediatrics, speech and language development, and occupational therapy. Parents who have made the next steps with their children will participate in a panel discussion.,
Next Steps Workshop for Families 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
3535 Market Street, 16th Floor, Room B, Philadelphia, PA 19104
April 26, 2015 A family fun & awareness day, Huddle Up for Autism will be highlighted by appearances by current, Eagles players, cheerleaders and SWOOP,
stadium & locker room tours, theatre shows, arts & crafts, face painters, balloon artists, moon-bounces, magicians, family resource tables and more!,
Huddle Up for Autism 11:30 am – 3:00 pm
Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, PA 19145
April 29, 2015 This workshop is for professionals who work with young children who have been newly-diagnosed with, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Topics will
include an overview of ASD and accompanying conditions, available therapies and treatments, how to decide what interventions to pursue, and tips for supporting families living with ASD. Presenters will include specialists in developmental and behavioral pediatrics, speech and language development, and occupational therapy. Parents who have made the next steps with their children will participate in a panel discussion.,
Next Steps Workshop for Professionals 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
3535 Market Street, 16th Floor, Room B, Philadelphia, PA 19104

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