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Wendy Klag Center for Autism & Developmental Disabilities

2017 Autism Awareness and Acceptance Month

2017 autism awareness and acceptance photo at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Calendar of Events

Multiple dates

Kennedy Krieger's Center for Autism and Related Disorders hosts a number of free family education talks, such as "Creating a Language-Rich Home for Toddlers and Preschoolers with ASD" and "Taming Tantrums and Meltdowns."  Find out more and register.

Thursday, June 1

4-5 p.m. Leo Kanner Lecture, featuring John N. Constantino, MD, presenting "Deconstructing Autism: Tracing the Impact of Inherited Risk from Quantitative Traits to Developmental Endophenotypes."  The lecture will be held in the Johns Hopkins Hospital's Hurd Hall. Constantino is the Blanche F. Ittleson Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, the director of the William Greenleaf Eliot Division of Child Psychiatry, and co-director of the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Follow this link to learn more about the lecture.

Wednesday, June 7

2-4 p.m. Luther "Luke" Kalb will defend his thesis, "Mental Health Crises in Youth with ASD" in Room 845 of Hampton House, 624 N. Broadway. Add to Outlook calendar

Thursday, Sept. 14

4-5 p.m. Wendy Klag Center Student and Faculty Social. Room E9519 in the Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N. Wolfe St., Baltimore, MD 21205.   Learn about research, internships, grant funding, journal club, and other information about the Wendy Klag Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities. Meet WKC-affiliated faculty and meet others who share an interest in autism and developmental disabilities. Add to Outlook calendar.

Monday, Nov. 6

12:15-1 p.m.  Wendy Klag Center Journal Club. Room W4007 in the Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N. Wolfe St., Baltimore, MD 21205.  Presenter to be announced. Join in this interesting and informal journal club and learn the latest about autism and developmental disabilities research.  Feel free to bring your lunch. Tea and cookies will be served. Add to Outlook calendar.

Monday, Dec. 4

12:15-1 p.m.  Wendy Klag Center Journal Club. Room W4007 in the Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N. Wolfe St., Baltimore, MD 21205.  Presenter to be announced. Join in this interesting and informal journal club and learn the latest about autism and developmental disabilities research.  Feel free to bring your lunch. Tea and cookies will be served. Add to Outlook calendar

Monday, Feb. 5

12:15-1 p.m.  Wendy Klag Center Journal Club. Room W4007 in the Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N. Wolfe St., Baltimore, MD 21205.  Presenter to be announced. Join in this interesting and informal journal club and learn the latest about autism and developmental disabilities research.  Feel free to bring your lunch. Tea and cookies will be served. Add to Outlook calendar

Monday, March 5

12:15-1 p.m.  Wendy Klag Center Journal Club. Room W4007 in the Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N. Wolfe St., Baltimore, MD 21205.  Presenter to be announced. Join in this interesting and informal journal club and learn the latest about autism and developmental disabilities research.  Feel free to bring your lunch. Tea and cookies will be served. Add to Outlook calendar

Monday, April 2 - World Autism Day

12:15-1 p.m.  Wendy Klag Center Journal Club. Room W4007 in the Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N. Wolfe St., Baltimore, MD 21205.  Presenter to be announced. Join in this interesting and informal journal club and learn the latest about autism and developmental disabilities research.  Feel free to bring your lunch. Tea and cookies will be served. Add to Outlook calendar

Monday, May 7 

12:15-1 p.m.  Wendy Klag Center Journal Club. Room W4007 in the Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N. Wolfe St., Baltimore, MD 21205.  Presenter to be announced. Join in this interesting and informal journal club and learn the latest about autism and developmental disabilities research.  Feel free to bring your lunch. Tea and cookies will be served. Add to Outlook calendar

May 9-12

International Meeting for Autism Research 2018, in Rotterdam, Netherlands

Tuesday, Sept. 26

8 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Kennedy Krieger Institute's Room to Grow: Journey to Cultural and Linguistic Competency Conference. "Promote Health Equity: Understanding and Addressing Underserved Populations."  The event location starts at Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1800 Orleans St., Baltimore, MD 21287, in the Chevy Chase Conference Center Auditorium, Sheikh Zayed Tower, Room 2119.  Part of the afternoon session will be at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.  Details and registration is available at this link.  One of the key speakers is Dr. Marshalyn Yeargin-Allsopp, a pediatrician and adjunct professor at Emory University who led the CDC's Developmental Disabilities Branch from 1999 to 2015.  Registration is free for students, residents and community members. There is a $150 conference fee for faculty, researchers, and clinicians.