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Wendy Klag Center for Autism & Developmental Disabilities

2019 Autism Awareness and Acceptance Month

World Autism Day 2019 large group_sized for website

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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.

May 1- May 4

Annual Meeting of the International Society for Autism Research, in Montreal, Canada. Conference website

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. The presenter will be Marieme Ndiaye, BS, MHS candidate in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. The paper will be Stahmer, A.C., Vejnoska, S., Iadarola, S. et al. Caregiver Voices: Cross-Cultural Input on Improving Access to Autism Services. J. Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities (2019).  The faculty discussant will be Mirian Ofonedu, PhD, LCSW-C, who is the director of training at the Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities at the Kennedy Krieger Institute. Tea and cookies will be served. Add to Outlook calendar

Friday, May 10

Calliope Holingue Final Thesis Defense, 10 a.m. in Hampton House Room 901, 624 N. Broadway. "Gastrointestinal Symptoms and the Gut in Autism Spectrum Disorders: Burden, Measurement, and Etiologic Relevance." Add to Outlook calendar