Monday, October 08, 2007

YAI Autism Conference: Fred Volkmar, 11/1

YAI presents A Full-Day Conference

Autism, Asperger Syndrome, and other Related Conditions: Diagnosis, Assessment and Treatment

Dr. Fred Volkmar
Irving B. Harris Professor and Director,
Yale Child Study Center

Overview and Objectives:
This day long workshop synthesizes current research and practice on the diagnosis, assessment, treatment, and evaluation of autism spectrum disorders and related conditions.

Participants will:
Learn to distinguish diagnostic issues for various ASDs, and the relationship between core strengths and weaknesses as revealed during assessment.
Understand the implications for learning, social-communication skills, and behavioral issues will be discussed relative to treatment.
Acquire current knowledge regarding the most up-to-date research and its implications for treatment.

Date: Thursday, November 1, 2007
8:15 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Location: McGraw Hill Auditorium
1221 Avenue of the Americas, NYC (Entrance on 49th Street, close to 6th Ave.)
Take the escalator to the Auditorium on the 2nd Floor.
Closest subway access: B,D,F,V lines to "47-50 Sts Rockefeller Center"

Fee: $175 (includes continental breakfast) No refunds after October 22nd. $95 for Parents, according to a post on's forums.

Please register early as space is limited. For more information, contact Aimee Hoffner at or 212-273-6255.

For more details and online registration:

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