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Monday, March 22, 2010

Autism Symposium

(March 22, 2010) Please put on your calendars our second annual Autism Symposium. It will be held from 1 to 5 pm on April 10 at the Denville Town Hall.
Julie and the committee have put together a wonderful variety of speakers, and there will be an opportunity to meet with representatives of support organizations and schools.

Presentations are as follows:
1:00-1:45 - Giving Voice to the Autism Community 
~ Dr. Linda Meyer, Executive Director of Autism NJ

1:50-2:30 - How the New Jersey Healthcare Insurance Reform Bill of 2009 Became Law - A Real New Jersey Experience
~ Bob Titus, Director of Public Policy for Autism NJ

2:35-3:15 - Planning for the Future of Your Dependent with Special Needs
~ Douglas Vogel, Special Needs Planner, MetLife Center for Special Needs Planning

3:20-4:00 - Early Warning Signs & Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorders
~ Tara Gleeson, MSN, CPNP, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Morristown Memorial Hospital; Specialty in ASD

4:05-4:45 - Teaching Functional Skills to Individuals with Autism Across Environments
~ Ann K. Aron, MA, Special Education and ABA; Developer of Middle School Functional Skills Program in Bernards Twp. Public Schools

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