Monday, October 08, 2007

FECA White Plains Conference: Carol Gray and Dan Olmstead

New Insights Into the Research, Education and Treatment of Autism
Friday, November 9, 2007

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Carol Gray is the Director of The Gray Centerfor Social Learning and Understanding in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She has completedover 22 years of employment with Jenison Public Schools in Jenison, Michigan, initially as a teacher with students with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and in recent years as a consultant to students with ASD in inclusive educational programs. In 1991, Carol developed Social Stories™ and Comic Strip Conversations strategies that are used worldwide with children, adolescents, and adults with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). She has publisheds everal resources on topics related to children and adults with ASD, including articles on bullying, death and dying, and how to teach social understanding. She is the recipient of the Barbara Lipinski Award for her international contribution to the education and welfare of people with ASD.

Dan Olmsted is an investigative reporter and senior editor for United Press International (UPI), and wrote “The Age of Autism” Report Series. His columns on health and medicine appeared regularly in the Washington Times and were syndicated nationally from UPI’s Washington D.C. bureau.

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