Agenda

Friday, November 12th: Lectures

12:50 – 1:00pm Welcome & Introduction
Golda Milo-Manson
1:00 – 1:45pm Childhood Disability and Genetic Testing: an update
Melissa Carter
1:45 – 2:15pm

Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Pain Management in Kids with Disabilities
Tamar Silberg – Israel
2:15 – 2:30pm BREAK
2:30 – 3:00pm ASD Update-what is new
Lonnie Zwaigenbaum
3:00 – 4:00pm Hawke Family Lecture: Early Intervention in Cerebral Palsy
Iona Novak, Scientist – Australia

Saturday, November 13th: Workshops

10:00 – 11:30am

Workshop Session 1

  1. Mental Health Needs of our Kids
    Amanda Sawyer and Danielle Baribeau
  2. On your Mark Set Go! Early Identification and Early Intervention for Cerebral Palsy Matters!
    Darcy Fehlings, Sophie Lam-Damji and Amber Makino
  3. How Do I Advise Families on Autism Therapies?
    Carolyn Hunt and Melanie Penner
  4. Social ABCs and Autism Interventions-what is the evidence?
    Jessica Brian
11:30 – 11:45am

BREAK

11:45 – 1:15pm

Workshop Session 2 – Workshops Repeated

  1. Mental Health Needs of our Kids
    Amanda Sawyer and Danielle Baribeau
  2. On your Mark Set Go! Early Identification and Early Intervention for Cerebral Palsy Matters!
    Darcy Fehlings, Sophie Lam-Damji and Amber Makino
  3. Bullying in Special Needs: School Challenges
    Angela Orsino and team
  4. How Do I Advise Families on Autism Therapies?
    Carolyn Hunt and Melanie Penner
  5. Social ABCs and Autism Interventions-what is the evidence?
    Jessica Brian