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Wendy Klag Center for Autism & Developmental Disabilities

2016 Autism Awareness Month

2016 autism awareness 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.

Monday, April 10

Wendy Klag Center Journal Club. 12:15 to 1 p.m. in Room W4007. Ibrahim Al-Jabbar, MHS, will present: Asano, R. et al. (2014) Broader autism phenotype as risk factor for postpartum depression: Hamamatsu Birth Cohort (HBC) Study. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 8, 1672-1678. Faculty Discussant will be Dani Fallin, PhD, Wendy Klag Center director and chair of the Department of Mental Health. Feel free to bring your lunch. Tea and cookies served.  Add to Outlook calendar

Saturday, April 22

8th Annual Honestly Autism Day.  This one-day conference draws parents, teachers and researchers. Held at the Radisson North Baltimore, in Timonium, MD.  Keynote speaker will be Chris Ulmer, teacher, speaker and founder of Special Books by Special Kids, presenting "Engaging Neurodiverse Individuals: The Power of Acceptance and Positivity."  Event is a collaboration by the Autism Society of Baltimore-Chesapeake, Baltimore County Public Schools, and Towson University.  Event includes resource fair, breakout sessions, a teen panel and more. 

Thursday, May 4

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. Add to Outlook calendar

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. Noon to 1 p.m. in Room W4013. Lydia Stewart, MHS, PhD candidate in the Department of Mental Health, will present. Details to be announced later. Feel free to bring your lunch. Tea and cookies served.