- Date: November 28, 2012
- Time: 8:15AM - 4:30PM
- Registration Fee: $175.00
1221 Avenue of the Americas, New York City
- Contact: Abbe Wittenberg
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Nearly two-thirds of children with autism spectrum disorders have been bullied.
DO something to help create a bully free world.
The conference will focus on the prevalence and patterns of bullying in children and ASD and what makes bullying different for children with ASD. The key components of effective social skills training for school aged students with be discussed, including: targeting relevant skills, creating motivation for verbal and nonverbal students, skill acquisition, generalization, and the creation of peer buddy programs to increase peer acceptance and reduce bullying.
The Bully Project: Putting an End to the Most Common Form of Violence Among Children
Paul Law, MD, MPH, MS, FAAP
Prevalence and Patterns of Bullying in Children with ASD - What makes bullying different for children with ASD
Jed Baker, Ph.D.
Reducing Bullying, Creating Peer Buddy Programs and Teaching Social Skills in our Schools
8:15AM Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00AM Welcoming Remarks
9:15AM Keynote Presentation: Lee Hirsch, Award Winning Director of Bully
10:30AM Morning Session: Dr. Paul Law, Director, Interactive Autism Network (IAN), Kennedy Krieger Institute
12:00PM Lunch (on your own)
1:30PM Afternoon Session: Dr. Jed Baker, Director, Social Skills Training Project
To receive a discounted family rate please contact email@example.com
This conference has been supported in part by New York City Council's Autism Awareness Initiative.