Monday, January 3, 2011

Center for Autism Research- Events

CAR's January Events:

Wednesday, January 12th
CAR's Distinguished Lecture Series Presents
Bryan King, MD
Director, Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine,
Seattle Children's Autism Center
Ascending the Autism Summit: Can We Get There From Here?
Abramson Research Center, Room 123ABC
3615 Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Cost: This lecture is FREE to the community
Dr. King chairs a multi-site clinical trial by the National Institutes of Health examining an antidepressant medication in treatment of children with autism who have significant problems with repetitive behaviors -- the largest study of its kind ever conducted. In this talk, Dr. King will review accomplishments in the science community's search for autism causes and effective treatments, and highlight some of the pressing challenges in the path forward.
RSVP for this event

Wednesday, January 19th
Next Steps Workshop for Families
3535 Market Street, 16th Floor
Conference Room D
Philadelphia, PA 19104
8:30 am to 3:00 pm
Cost: $20.00 per person - includes take-home resource
binder, continental breakfast, and lunch
This workshop is designed for parents supporting young children newly diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. Presenters will include fellows in developmental pediatrics, behavioral pediatrics, speech and language therapy, occupational therapy, education, and special education law. Attendees will also participate in a discussion with a panel of parents who have made the next steps with their children.
Register for this event

Friday, January 28th
Philadelphia International Auto Show Black Tie Tailgate
Pennsylvania Convention Center
1101 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
7:00 pm to 11:30 pm
Cost: $200.00 per person ($85.00 is tax-deductable)
Dine and dance among the finest automobiles at the 2011 Philadelphia International Auto Show. Enjoy cocktails and gourmet cuisine. Proceeds benefit the Center for Autism Research.
Purchase tickets for this event
Event Contact:
Julie Mesaric
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