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NAAR Supports North Shore Autism Conference

NAAR-funded Researchers Playing Key Role in
April 23, 2007

NAAR is co-sponsoring the upcoming autism conference, "Defining the Boundaries of the Autism Spectrum," which is scheduled for December 3 in Woodbury, NY. The conference is presented by the North Shore - Long Island Jewish Health System and will take place at the Crest Hollow Country Club, 8325 Jericho Turnpike in Woodbury, NY. For directions, call (516) 692-8000.

NAAR-funded researchers Rhea Paul, Ph.D., of Yale University Child Study Center in New Haven, CT; Peter Szatmari, M.D. of McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario; and Lonnie Zwaigenbaum, M.D., of McMaster University Children's Hospital in Hamilton, Ontario, are part of the conference faculty and will be presenting information on the latest research. In addition, May-Lynn Andresen, RN, co-chair of NAAR's 2003 Long Island Walk; and Bernard Rosof, M.D., corporate chair of the 2003 Long Island Walk, are serving on the course planning committee.

To register for the conference or for more information, please click on the link below:

Registration Closed

The goal of this conference is to improve understanding of the underlying nature of autism, especially in the realm of differential diagnosis of related and co-morbid clinical conditions.

This program is also supported in part by educational grants from Pfizer, Inc.

For more information, contact North Shore - Long Island Jewish Health System's Department of Professional and Public Health Education at (516) 465-2500.