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Wendy Klag Center for Autism & Developmental Disabilities

2018 Autism Awareness and Acceptance Month

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

JHU Homewood Photography

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.

Wednesday, Sept. 12

Wendy Klag Center Social. Get acquainted with new JHSPH students who are interested in autism and catch up with faculty, staff and continuing students at the Wendy Klag Center Social, from 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12 at Helmand Kabobi, 855 N. Wolfe Street.  Are you coming? RSVP through this Eventbrite link. When prompted, the password is WKC. In addition to socializing, we will formulate questions for a Sept. 25 visit by Dr. Joseph Piven, a JHSPH alumnus. Add to Outlook calendar

Wednesday, Sept. 19

Wendy Klag Center overview. Associate Professor Heather Volk will speak about the Wendy Klag Center during the Department of Mental Health's Wednesday noon seminar. Dr. Volk's talk with be part of a larger discussion about centers based in the DMH. The seminar will be from 12:15 to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept 19 in the Hampton House basement auditorium. Add to Outlook calendar

Friday, Sept. 21

Epi seminar featuring Chris Ladd-Acosta, PhD. Dr. Ladd-Acosta will present from 12:15 to 1:20 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21 as part of the Department of Epidemiology's Current Topics seminar. Title and location to be announced.

Tuesday, Sept. 25

Noon to 2 p.m. Lunch and a Wendy Klag Center research overview with Dr. Joseph Piven.  Advance registration is required for this lunch event held with visiting speaker Joseph Piven, MD, who will later speak at the Autism Scientific Symposium (see below).   The free event will feature JHSPH faculty members Gazi Azad, PhD; Rashelle Musci, PhD; Christine Ladd-Acosta, PhD, and doctoral student Calliope Holingue sharing their work, plus audience questions for Dr. Piven, who is an alumnus of the school.   Attendees must RSVP for this event. Tickets, which are free, are limited. Use this Eventbrite link and enter password “Piven” when prompted.  Add to Outlook calendar

2:30 to 5 p.m. Autism Scientific Symposium: Marking 75 Years since Leo Kanner First Identified Autism.  The Johns Hopkins Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Division, in conjunction with the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH), the Kennedy Krieger Institute, and the Lieber Institute for Brain Development, is hosting this event from 2:30 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25 at Hurd Hall in the Hospital. The lecture event, featuring speakers Robert Findling, MD, MBA; James Harris, MD; Joseph Piven, MD; and Joseph Buxbaum, PhD,  is free and open to professionals and the public. No RSVP is required. Learn more about the event – including talk titles and times -- at this link.  Add to Outlook calendar

Monday, Oct. 1

Wendy Klag Center journal club, 12:15 to 1 p.m. in Room W4007 in the Bloomberg Building, 615 N. Wolfe St., Baltimore, MD 21205. Presenter and paper to be announced later. Tea and cookies will be served. Add to Outlook calendar

Monday, Nov. 5

Wendy Klag Center journal club, 12:15 to 1 p.m. in Room W4007 in the Bloomberg Building, 615 N. Wolfe St., Baltimore, MD 21205. Presenter and paper to be announced later. Tea and cookies will be served. Add to Outlook calendar

Monday, Dec. 3

Wendy Klag Center journal club, 12:15 to 1 p.m. in Room W4007 in the Bloomberg Building, 615 N. Wolfe St., Baltimore, MD 21205. Presenter and paper to be announced later. Tea and cookies will be served. Add to Outlook calendar

Monday, Feb. 4

Wendy Klag Center journal club, 12:15 to 1 p.m. in Room W4007 in the Bloomberg Building, 615 N. Wolfe St., Baltimore, MD 21205. Presenter and paper to be announced later. Tea and cookies will be served. Add to Outlook calendar

Monday, March 4

Wendy Klag Center journal club, 12:15 to 1 p.m. in Room W4007 in the Bloomberg Building, 615 N. Wolfe St., Baltimore, MD 21205. Presenter and paper to be announced later. Tea and cookies will be served. Add to Outlook calendar

Monday, April 1

Wendy Klag Center journal club, 12:15 to 1 p.m. in Room W4007 in the Bloomberg Building, 615 N. Wolfe St., Baltimore, MD 21205. Presenter and paper to be announced later. Tea and cookies will be served. Add to Outlook calendar

Monday, May 6

Wendy Klag Center journal club, 12:15 to 1 p.m. in Room W4007 in the Bloomberg Building, 615 N. Wolfe St., Baltimore, MD 21205. Presenter and paper to be announced later. Tea and cookies will be served. Add to Outlook calendar