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August 2012

Videoblog: Peter Gerhardt at the National Conference

Meeting the Needs of Adolescents and Adults with Autism: Peter Gerhardt, Ed.D., educational director of the McCarton Upper School and a keynote speaker at the Autism Speaks National Conference, explains the urgency of developing strategies for adolescents and adults with autism.

Videoblog: Amy Hess & Lisa Goring at the National Conference

“Putting It All Together” for Your Child with Autism: Amy Hess, ATN site coordinator at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, and Lisa Goring, Autism Speaks vice president of Family Services, discuss key points for successfully orchestrating family-centered care and coordinating care across providers. Hess and Goring both have children on the autism spectrum.

 

Videoblog: Discussing GI Issues at the National Conference

Alessio Fasano, MD, professor of pediatrics, medicine and physiology and director of the Mucosal Biology Research Center and the Center for Celiac Research at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, discusses the three most exciting breakthroughs in gastrointestinal issues in autism at the Autism Speaks National Conference for Families and Professionals in Columbus, Ohio. Dr.

Weekly Whirl - Olympic Fever

 

If anyone knows how hectic life can get – WE DO! That’s why we have created the Autism Speaks Weekly Whirl to fill you in on all of the highlights of the week! The last thing we want is for you to be left out of the loop! Please share with friends and family to spread the word about all of the exciting things going on in the autism community. Keep in mind, these updates aren’t limited to Autism Speaks — we will be featuring news from across the community.