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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, May 4

CANCELLED: IMFAR Sneak Peek. Noon to 2 p.m. in Feinstone Hall (E2030).  Those who have been accepted to present at the International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR) can practice their talks, while others can get a "sneak peek" at local autism researchers' new research and posters. Refreshments will be served. 

May 10-13

The 2017 International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR) will be in San Francisco. More details here.

Tuesday, May 16

Wendy Klag Center Journal Club. 12:15 to 1 p.m. in Room W4013 07. Calliope Holingue, MPH, will present: Kang DW et al., Microbiota Transfer Therapy alters gut ecosystem and improves gastrointestinal and autism symptoms: an open-label study. Microbiome 2017; 5 :10. Faculty Discussant will be Heather Volk, PhD, Wendy Klag Center associate director and assistant professor in the Department of Mental Health.  After the brief journal club presentation, posters shown at the 2017 International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR) will be displayed, and an open discussion about IMFAR will take place. In honor of our last journal club of the year, lunch will be served. Please RSVP if possible to Tea and cookies served.  Add to Outlook calendar