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Perspectives on Multidisciplinary Care for Children with Autism Lecture: "Autism: Increasing Knowledge, Increasing Uncertainty and a Path Forward"

Date: April 15, 2022

Time: 12:00PM to 1:00PM

Location: Online - Register for Zoom link

Perspectives on Multidisciplinary Care for Children with Autism Speaker Series Lecture: Autism: Increasing Knowledge, Increasing Uncertainty and a Path Forward
Friday, Apr. 15, 2022, 12:00-1:00 p.m. CT

This presentation will provide an overview of our current understanding of ASD, gaps in knowledge, and goals for research to improve clinical care. Specific topics will include: changing diagnostic criteria; epidemiology; whether genetic/neurobiologic research has impacted clinical care; accuracy of diagnostic approaches; developmental trajectory; and effectiveness of treatment.

Presented by William Barbaresi, M.D., Chief, Division of Developmental Medicine, Boston Children's Hospital; T. Berry Brazelton Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

This brand-new speaker series will focus on research and service/training models designed to make developmental care more accessible for children with autism and their families, presenting perspectives from a range of pediatric disciplines. Conducted via interactive webinar. All lectures, unless otherwise indicated, start at 12:00 p.m. CST and will occur quarterly.

This series is hosted by VUMC’s Division of Developmental Medicine.

Target audience: supporting healthcare providers and disability service professionals who work with children with autism and other developmental differences/variations

Contact Jeff Hine for more information, or subscribe to receive email alerts at https://mailchi.mp/vumc/dbp.

Learn more about the Perspectives on Multidisciplinary Care series at https://vkc.vumc.org/vkc/triad/perspectives-series/.

For accessibility information or to request an accommodation

Contact kc@vumc.org or 615-322-8240 for disability access information; 2 weeks advance notice is recommended for some accommodations (e.g., Braille, signing).